After a decent two-part horror series of Ring, the makers decided to play again on the same franchise leading to an extremely boring film. Director F Javier Gutiérrez, does include few ‘modern’ touches but even those lead to a predictable and lazy plot.
A mixed response from audience. Here’s what critics have to say about Rings.
fails to exude any semblance of a claustrophobic atmosphere or indeed, of a convincing horror movie. Matthew Margeson’s score, instead of heightening our senses and bringing us to the edge of our seats,
The Hindu – (2/5). read full review here.
The plot is clichéd and unnecessarily complicated. By the time the protagonists solve the puzzle, you lose interest in their existence or consecutive death. There seems to be a serious dearth of scares as not a single scene manages to leave you shaken.
Times of India – (2/5). read full review here.
Director F Javier Gutierrez maintains a glacial pace throughout. He resorts to false scares and the sort of artsy imagery that is indicative of the desperation of the enterprise.
Hindustan Times – (0.5/5). read full review here.
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