When you hear the name Houdini, you probably get a very specific image in your head. That of a man in a straight jacket escaping something. But a new movie will explore a side of the legend many people don’t know existed: The skeptic.
Our list of the worst science fiction and fantasy movies of the year doesn't include films that practically nobody saw — for example, we left out Branded. Otherwise, a strong contender for inclusion would have been Red Lights, the weird paranormal thriller that has an A-list cast: Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro…
Every summer, there's at least one smaller movie that breaks out of the pack. A film that's not based on a huge comic book or toy franchise, with a budget under $100 million. Even though summer is supposed to belong to the big superhero and toy movies, there's always at least one upstart that surprises everybody. A …
Here's how I imagine Red Lights' elevator pitch: "It's The Prestige, but set in modern times, and instead of illusionists, it's a psychic versus a debunker."
We're beyond intrigued about Sigourney Weaver's next movie, Red Lights. Especially since she's playing the resident skeptic, on a mission to disprove a famous psychic. Let's hope it's John Edwards himself!
We wouldn't try this at home—since our 360s are working just fine—but if you've got one that's throwing up the 3 red lights, this may be a solution.