Rings FILM REVIEW
Photo: Paramount Pictures
(L-R) Julia, Gabriel and Holt take a closer look at the infamous killer video in RINGS.
A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after he has viewed it. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a movie within the movie that no one has ever seen before.
**1/2 out of *****
Director: F. Javier Gutiérrez
Screenplay: David Loucka and Jacob Estes and Akiva Goldsman. Based on the novel 'The Ring' by Kôji Suzuki
Starring: Matilda Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki, Vincent D'Onofrio, Bonnie Morgan
Rated PG-13 for violence/terror, thematic elements, some sexuality and brief drug material
Running Time: 1 hour 47 minutes
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