Xavier and Mike are back with reviews for It Follows (2014) by David Robert Mitchell starring Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, and Olivia Luccardi. Maika Monroe plays an amazing role as Annie getting chased by an entity that never stops coming from her. There are some great jump scares in It Follows.
Also discussed is Identity (2003) by James Mangold and Michael Cooney starring John Cusack, Ray Liotta, and Amanda Peet. James Mangold’s psychological thriller is a great mind-bending film that plays out like a classic whodunit. Let’s see what the guys think of this one.
It Follows (2014)
A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter.
Director: David Robert Mitchell
Writer: David Robert Mitchell
Stars: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi
Release Date: 13 March 2015 (USA)
Budget: $1,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend USA: $160,089, 15 March 2015
Gross USA: $14,674,076
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $21,528,593
Runtime: 100 min
Stranded at a desolate Nevada motel during a nasty rain storm, ten strangers become acquainted with each other when they realize that they’re being killed off one by one.
Director: James Mangold
Writer: Michael Cooney
Stars: John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet
Release Date: 25 April 2003 (USA)
Also Known As: I.D.
Budget: $28,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend USA: $16,225,263, 27 April 2003
Gross USA: $52,159,536
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $90,259,536
Runtime: 90 min