The film carelessly affirms the idea that all women should be able to fight back at will, and if they don’t, it’s on them.
Throughout, Midnight Sun’s tone vacillates jarringly between corny, broad humor and unrestrained treacle.
Writer-director Franck Khalfoun’s Amityville: The Awakening is an elegant entry in a lame series of horror films.
The film crams in jokes long past the point of relevance and often to outright distraction, if not annoyance.
In the film, Alvin and the Chipmunks proudly align themselves not with Dr. Demento, but with Kidz Bop.
Director Jorge Michel Grau’s ambitions are stalled by a screenplay that seems to have never made it past a first draft.
The film deposits its heroine and everyone in the audience looking toward her for image-maintaining guidance back at square one.
The film does exactly the same thing to Alexander he accused his family of doing in the first place: it marginalizes him.