After A Quiet Place, here’s another post-apocalyptic horror thriller that has a supernatural creature that becomes an epidemic of sorts for mankind. While the creatures are blind in the former film, in Bird Box, they are invisible; and they push the people who ‘see’ them to kill themselves.
The difference is that while A Quiet Place works as a thriller on face-value, Bird Box needs you to look underneath the horror stereotypes. What are these creatures? Why is it that some people who ‘see’ them, kill themselves, while others turn into propagators, hunters looking for more prey? What is the film actually about? Your answers to these will determine the effect the film has on you. Continue reading “Bird Box Review: A film that is more horrifying to ponder than watch”