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Movie Review: #LightsOut

Lights Out is more rental fodder than a worthwhile theatrical scarefest. Review by Erika Garcia-Santos A mentally unstable mother’s deceased childhood friend brings itself back to life through a paranormal phenomenon that leaches off the mother’s illness. The mom, Sophie, has a dark past that includes her friend, Diana, whom she met while admitted to a mental hospital. Diana’s possession and obsession of Sophie bleeds through the afterlife into our world where she will do anything to keep Sophie all to herself. Diana’s reemergence puts Sophie’s children Rebecca and Martin’s lives danger because she is not afraid to get rid of anyone that steals Sophie’s attention. Lights Out is an extension of Director David F. Sandberg’s short film, “Lights Out,” that was released in 2013 and originally was well received. However, this extended version itself is rather short coming in at under a 90-minute runtime. From the very beginning the viewer can tell they are in for a creepy rid