Don’t Tell a Soul – Full Movie Review

Check out our full movie review of “Don’t Tell a Soul” before you see it. We tell you what we loved and didn’t love about the film.

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Introduction

Don’t Tell a Soul is a 2020 American thriller film directed by Matt Aselton and written by David Graziano. The film stars Jack Dylan Grazer, Fionn Whitehead, Rainn Wilson, and Lonnie Chavis. It follows two teenage brothers who, while stealing money to save their sick mother, find themselves being pursued by a murderous treasure hunter.

What’s the story?

When two small time crooks, Michael (Fassbender) and Francie (Gyllenhaal), rob a local gangster named Brad, they think they’ve hit the jackpot. With a little over $50,000 in cash, they’re ready to start a new life together and leave their old lives behind. But when Brad’s henchmen come looking for the money, Michael and Francie are forced to go on the run – with no one to trust but each other.

As they race to stay ahead of Brad’s goons, Michael and Francie must also contend with the growing mistrust between them. Can their relationship – and their lives – survive the pressures of betrayal, paranoia, and constant danger?

Find out in this heart-pounding thriller that will keep you guessing until the very end.

What did we think?

We enjoyed “Don’t Tell a Soul” – it was a well-made thriller with some great twists and turns. The acting was solid, and the cinematography was beautiful. We would definitely recommend it!

The good

The good: The performances by the three leads are really great. It’s nice to see a movie with a cast of mostly unknowns that can really act. The story is interesting, and it’s nice to see a movie that tries to do something different with the found footage genre.

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The bad: The found footage isn’t always used in the most effective way, and some of the scare scenes feel a bit forced.

Overall, “Don’t Tell a Soul” is a good movie with some great performances. If you’re looking for something different in the found footage genre, this is definitely worth checking out.

The bad

The bad: Don’t Tell a Soul is a painfully slow movie with very little payoff. The acting is wooden, the plot is convoluted, and the ending is unsatisfying.

The ugly

There are some really ugly things in this movie. The acting is often stilted, the writing is bad, and the directing is unimaginative. But, there are also some good things. The cinematography is beautiful, the music is haunting, and the story is intriguing. Overall, I would say that this movie is a miss.

Final thoughts

Well folks, there you have it. “Don’t Tell a Soul” is a pretty decent movie all things considered. It’s far from perfect, but it’s worth checking out if you’re a fan of suspenseful thrillers. Just don’t go in expecting too much and you should be fine.

Would we recommend it?

No
We would not recommend this movie. It was very slow moving and not very exciting.

Where can you watch it?

“Don’t Tell a Soul” is a new thriller released on January 10, 2020. The movie was directed by Alex Gibney and stars Jack O’Connell, Emilia Clarke, and Troian Bellisario. “Don’t Tell a Soul” is a movie about two brothers who rob a bank and then take a hostage. The hostage is a young woman who is pregnant. The two brothers are hoping to use the money they get from the robbery to pay for their mother’s medical bills. “Don’t Tell a Soul” is a suspenseful thriller that will keep you guessing until the very end.

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Further reading

If you’re looking for more information on “Don’t Tell a Soul,” you can check out our full movie review. We’ll discuss the plot, the acting, the cinematography, and more.

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