The Circle: Prescient, Timely & Suspenseful but Without Any Real Payoff (Review)

The Circle: Prescient, Timely & Suspenseful but Without Any Real Payoff (Review)

This week I went to review The Circle, a suspenseful movie whose premise is an exploration of the whole ‘Privacy versus Security’ debate.  I was not looking forward to this film; I thought it would be dry and boring but instead I found it terrifying. The Circle got me where I lived.  It tapped directly into my fears of being watched and judged and and kept that up for almost two hours.  I haven’t squirmed that much since ‘The Witch’.  So when I saw it got 5.7 out of 10 on IMDB and 18% on Rotten Tomatoes, I was shocked.  What happened?  Then I figured it out…. Read more