Barry Levinson’s ‘The Bay’ is a Chilling Tale of Man-Eating Isopods and Buck-Passing Government Officials [NYFF Review]
Posted on Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 by Angie Han
The world doesn’t necessarily need another found-footage horror film, but Barry Levinson‘s well-crafted The Bay reminds us why there are so many of them to begin with. The format does precisely what it’s supposed to here, ramping up the dread through the illusion of reality. Combine that with Levinson’s commitment to (relative) plausibility and incisive understanding of human nature, and we’re left with an eco-horror film whose scares linger long after the credits roll.