Screened Out – Seventh Son

By : Stephen Miller
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Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore, Ben Booth, Alice Vikander

We have dragons, witches, ghosts, ogres and sword fights. Yet all I can muster is a milquetoast review. Why? Because it’s boring. I mean, crushingly dull.

Though there are no major technical flaws with the fantasy flick Seventh Son, its single defining quality is insipidness. I’d give it two stars if I could muster the energy. Magical movies should get our blood to pumping, our hearts to racing, and our imaginations to soaring. Too much of this has been done before, and much better. Though the special effects are pretty solid, the acting is uneven. These characters are just not engaging or intriguing enough to elicit audience empathy.

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