Silent Hill: Revelation (2012)
Critic Consensus: Mediocre effort even by the standards of video game adaptations, Silent Hill: Revelation 3D features weak characters and an incomprehensible plot with a shortage of scares.
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as Heather Mason/Alessa
as Vincent Carter
as Dahlia Gillespie
as Douglas Cartland
as Leonard Wolf
as Claudia Wolf
as Harry Mason
as Rose Da Silva
as Red Pyramid
as Travis Grady
as Sharon/Young Alessa
as Detective Santini
as Detective Cable
as Mannequin Girl
as The Butcher
as Fry Cook
as Homeless Man
as Grey Man/Silent Hill...
as Student Girl
as Orderly #1
as Orderly #2
as Uniformed Cop
as Vagrant Mumbler
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Critic Reviews for Silent Hill: Revelation
It manages to not only contort itself into a form that is simultaneously convoluted and stupid but it also skilfully avoids any audience engagement despite a tumultuous whirl of spectacle and noise.
The demon-haunted West Virginia town still gives the creeps... but this belated sequel proves to be only fitfully exciting and scary - mostly because the action stops every few minutes for yet another character to deliver reams of boring exposition.
There has to be someone out there who can make a successful video-game adaptation because faith is being lost year after year and Silent Hill: Revelation does nothing for the many unwavering believers.
Just how terrible is SH3D? Well, at one point, writer-director Michael J. Bassett actually tries to scare you with a Kellogg's Frosted Pop-Tart. No kidding.
Put this much effort into bringing your idea of Hell to the screen, film fans will start calling you Satan. And not in a good way.
Audience Reviews for Silent Hill: Revelation
If "revelation" means endless exposition that doesn't reveal absolutely anything about what we already know from the first movie, then it would have been preferable to see something closer to an actual plot or at least more appealing sets, if Bessett had any imagination for that.
I've never been much of a fan of the first movie, "Silent Hill", but this sequel makes that look like a masterpiece. This movie is all effects(and some are pretty bad) and pretty much zero story, purpose, and there is absolutely nothing here that will scare anyone. The performances are all pretty bad, even Sean Bean does a half assed job. The only thing about this movie is the 3D. Now I didn't get a chance to watch this in 3D, but I will say if I ever get the chance I will. The effects are all specific for 3d with lots of stuff coming at the screen, which in 2D looks dumb, but in 3D I can imagine will look cool. Otherwise, stay as far away from this as possible. I loaned a copy to my parents who LOVE crazy horror movies(especially movies like "Megashark"), and they wouldn't even watch the entire thing.
Silent Hill: Revelation Quotes
|Travis Grady:||I haven't taken this way in a long time.|
|Heather Mason:||Go to hell!|
|Alessa:||Can't you see? We're already here.|
|Vincent Carter:||Never build on an ancient Indian burial ground! I thought everybody knew that.|
|Dahlia Gillespie:||The darkness is coming. It's safer to be inside.|
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