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‘You Should Have Left’ Review: Kevin Bacon’s New Spook-Fest Serves Mild Chills

It’s been more than 20 years since Dave Koepp and Kevin Bacon worked together. The first time around, their collaboration yielded 1999’s Stir of Echoes. Now, in 2020, they’re serving up You Should Have Left, an extremely serviceable horror-thriller which offers more of intriguing premise than it does satisfying conclusion. Image via Universal Pictures/caption] Adapted […]

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‘You Should Have Left’ Review: Kevin Bacon Is Terrorized in Creepy Haunted House Horror Story with a Twist

There’s something wrong with Theo Conroy. A meditation app can’t quiet his mind, which is prone to jealous fantasies and out-there suspicions. Small annoyances rattle him. People look at him askance, his name jarring loose uncomfortable memories, even for seeming strangers. His wife’s success pisses him off. Even his kid knows that something is not […]

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Kevin Bacon in ‘You Should Have Left’: Film Review

In a good haunted-house thriller, architecture is destiny. Early on in “You Should Have Left,” when Theo (Kevin Bacon), a wealthy retired banker with a tabloid scandal in his past, shows up with his movie-actress wife, Susanna (Amanda Seyfried), and their six-year-old daughter, Ella (Avery Essex), at the vacation home they’ve rented for a getaway […]

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David Fincher Had Amanda Seyfried Film One ‘Mank’ Scene For a Week, Because David Fincher

David Fincher’s long-awaited biopic Mank, about Citizen Kane screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz and his bitter dispute with Orson Welles, wrapped filming earlier this year and is expected to debut on Netflix sometime this fall. The film stars Gary Oldman in the title role, and, interestingly, was written by Fincher’s father Jack. Amanda Seyfried co-stars as […]

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