Starring Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, Naomi Watts, Elias Koteas and Marton Csokas. Directed by Jim Sheridan.
Yeesh, what a mess.
This movie rolls through several haunted-house cliches, with Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz as a mom and dad who move into a house where the previous occupant murdered his family. And just when it feels like it's getting too bogged down in contrived jump-scares, it throws in a twist at the 45-minute mark that a few movies have used as their final reveal.
So after that game-changer, it becomes more mournful and ponderous. It's as if the makers realized they only had 45 minutes, so they stall for another 40 minutes before the credits mercifully arrive.