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“You Can’t Run Forever” – TWiT Movie Review

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Miranda, a young woman already suffering from acute anxiety due to a past tragedy, faces a new terror when a serial killer chooses her as his new target. In a harrowing hunt through the woods, Miranda finds strength she never knew she had as she tries to elude her murderous tracker. Academy Award® winner J.K. Simmons stars in a spine-chilling thriller about the strength of family and the astonishing power of the human spirit.

Release Date: In Theaters on May 17, 2024  
(In Theaters, On Digital and On Demand)

Rating: 3.5
Good Movie!
Great Plot
LGBTQIA Relevance

“You Can’t Run Forever” is a film that immediately captures the audience’s attention with its action-packed opening scenes. Throughout the movie, viewers are taken on a thrilling ride that keeps them engaged until the end. The film’s setting in the middle of a forest provides a visually appealing backdrop, and the cinematography effectively captures the beauty and eeriness of the surroundings.

While the film delivers on its promise of non-stop action, there are instances where the characters’ decisions may leave the audience questioning their motives. This is a common trope in many horror movies, where viewers ask themselves, “Why are you doing that?” Despite these moments, the overall acting and direction of the film are commendable. The cast delivers strong performances, effectively bringing their characters to life and adding depth to the storyline.

As with many films in the action-horror genre, “You Can’t Run Forever” may follow a somewhat predictable path. However, this does not detract from the overall enjoyment of the movie. The film delivers an entertaining experience that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

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Michelle Schumacher – Director/Co-Writer: 
Michelle is an award-winning writer, director, and producer and has been a working actor and member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and Actors Equity Association (AEA) for over 30 years. Michelle’s professional contracts include Film, Television, and Broadway Theatre.

Michelle was nominated for Best Directorial Debut at Camerimage Film Festival 2017 for I’m Not Here. Her short film Dr. Vanostrand won Best Black Comedy in the National Film Challenge and The Floor was a semi-finalist in the Sundance/Sci-Fi Channel’s Short Film contest.

Lionsgate and Grindstone Entertainment Group present a Rubber Tree Production–Casting by Anne McCarthy, C.S.A and Kellie Roy, C.S.A Music by Joe Simmons, Costume Designer Greg LaVoi, Edited by Evan Ahlgren, Production Designer Jordan Crockett, Director of Photography Pietro Villani, Produced by Randle Schumacher, p.g.a.

Genre: Thriller
Rating: R for violent content including suicide, language, drug use, and brief sexual content.
Running Time: 103 minutes
Starring: J.K. Simmons, Fernanda Urrejola, Allen Leech, Isabelle Anaya, Graham Patrick Martin, Olivia Simmons
Directed by: Michelle Schumacher
Written by: Carolyn Carpenter, Michelle Schumacher
Produced by: Randle Schumacher

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