Shut In

2016

Drama / Thriller

41
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 3%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 24%
IMDb Rating 4.6 10 4086

Synopsis


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Cast

Naomi Watts as Mary Portman
Oliver Platt as Dr. Wilson
Peter Outerbridge as Richard
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by s3276169 6 / 10

Predictable thriller....

Shut In is a rather predictable thriller that treads a well worn path.

That's not to say this is a poor film, its just that this concept has been recycled so many times, its become rather obvious whats happening and where its going.

Naomi Watts hands in a decent job in the lead role and indeed, the cast in general hand in competent performances. The tension builds nicely but I felt, the reveal was too sudden and robbed the film of much of the scare factor that had been built up to that point.

The actions of the key character also seem a bit absurd at times as does the overall concept, which stretches credulity to a degree.

In short, not a bad film if you like a few scares but regrettably nothing terribly special either. Six out of ten from me.

Reviewed by Tony Heck ([email protected]) 5 / 10

A movie with really good acting but just never really settled into something I could get involved in.

"I just want to help you." Mary Portman (Watts) is a child psychologist that has lost her husband and is taking care of her invalid son. She does her best to counsel other children while her life is crumbling down. She becomes concerned with one child in particular and now she has to decide to do what is best for the child. What she wants, or what others think. This is a movie that is worth watching because of Naomi Watts. She does everything she can to hold this movie together but it still just doesn't work. The movie starts off OK, but by the end it was hard to tell what was actually happening and what was real and what wasn't. I do like movies you have to think about, but this one just didn't make sense and you are left thinking about what is happening, then something else strange happens and you are trying to figure out how it fits and then something else happens and you just give up. That is not a good thing to happen in a movie. Overall, a movie with really good acting but just never really settled into something I could get involved in. I give this a C-.

Reviewed by Zbigniew_Krycsiwiki 2 / 10

There's no reason to watch this one.

The beginning of this film has Watts' character suffering the sudden loss (in a car crash) of her husband, which seemingly sent his 15 years old son (her stepson) into catatonia. She then cares for him (despite the fact it was clearly established that he was aggressively violent toward her, and his father, and the three of them never got along with each other).

Then, a small boy Watts is counselling disappears from her house, in the freezing cold winter in Maine. She then seems to be going mad, both searching for the boy, and blaming herself for her stepson's accident, which it turns out, was all an act by him to get attention from her, despite the fact that again, they didn't get along to begin with, so why does he suddenly care if she pays attention to him?

Far too complicated of a setup, especially for a film which cannot decide where it wants to go, this then degenerates into a really lame combination of this year's The Boy (which was quite derivative of several other films), Halloween (during the hiding-in-the-closet climax), and The Shining, with Oliver Platt's character obviously standing in for Scatman Crothers' Dick Hallorann.

Seriously, anyone who cannot figure what his fate will be is a moron.

There is so little to say about this one because there is so little substance to anything here. None of its under developed plot threads make any sense, or go anywhere. Seeing Oliver Platter just kept reminding me of Lake Placid, and made me want to watch that again. That's a far better movie than this.

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