Friday, May 18, 2018

Review – Camera Obscura

Any number of interesting stories might have been spun using this title as a starting point. Alas, the only spinning going on here results in a tangled mess of loose threads. A photographer with a stereotypical mental illness finds that the pictures he takes with an antique camera foretell violent ends for his subjects. He tries several clever twists to make it stop, naturally only managing to make the problem worse. The only bright spot here is that the “how are you going to explain this to the police?” issue is an actual part of the picture rather than an afterthought or an ignored detail. See if desperate