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The Djinn review - evil genie with a very particular set of DIY skills

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

David Charbonier and Justin Powell's horror about a mute boy who wishes for a voice is let down by its weak script and CGI David Charbonier and Justin Powell's debut The Boy Behind the Door was a well-executed abduction horror scored through with both tenderness and an uncommon cruel streak. Their follow-up, The Djinn, stars one of that film's lead actors, Ezra Dewey, and locks him once again into the same kids-in-confinement genre. Despite light 80s stylings on the soundtrack, this is unfortunately a much weaker effort that both lacks internal logic and struggles for inspiration. Dewey...
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