Blaire (Shelley Hennig) and Mitch (Moses Jacob Storm). (Universal Pictures)
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Secret ending? No.
Running time: 83 minutes (~1.5 hours)
“Unfriended” is a teen horror movie that takes place entirely on a MacBook’s screen. It follows the Skype chat of six high school friends on the anniversary of their schoolmate’s suicide. It stars Shelley Hennig (Blaire Lily), Moses Jacob Storm (Mitch Roussel), Renee Olstead (Jess Felton), Will Peltz (Adam Sewell), Jacob Wysocki (Ken Smithy), Courtney Halverson (Val Rommel), and Heather Sossaman (Laura Barns). It is rated NC-16.
For a movie that only shows a laptop monitor for its entirety, “Unfriended” is surprisingly horrifying and nailbitingly scary. Unlike other found footage movies, “Unfriended” thankfully does not have theRead More »from Review: ‘Unfriended’ breaks new ground in horror