You Should Have Left – Official Trailer Reaction, Review, & Analysis!!! (HD)

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This is my One Hundred and Thirty-Second Official Reaction Video to “You Should Have Left.” It’s a 2020 American psychological horror film written and directed by David Koepp, based on the 2017 book of the same name by Daniel Kehlmann. It stars Kevin Bacon and Amanda Seyfried. Jason Blum served as a producer through his Blumhouse Productions banner. Originally intended to be theatrically released, the film was released digitally via video on demand on June 18, 2020, by Universal Pictures. It received mixed reviews from critics.

Premise: A middle-aged man, his successful actress wife, and their young daughter book a haunted vacation home in Wales that begins to wear down their sanity.

Cast:
• Kevin Bacon as Theo Conroy
• Amanda Seyfried as Susanna
• Avery Essex as Ella
• Geoff Bell as Angus
• Lowri-Ann Richards as Tiny Woman

Production: In March 2018, it was announced Kevin Bacon would star in the film, with David Koepp directing and writing the film, based upon the novel of the same name by Daniel Kehlmann; Koepp and Bacon had previously collaborated on the 1999 film Stir of Echoes. Jason Blum will serve as a producer under his Blumhouse Productions banner. In June 2018, Amanda Seyfried joined the cast of the film. Filming took place at various locations in Wales, including at the Life House in Llanbister, Radnorshire.

Music: The film’s score was composed by Geoff Zanelli. Back Lot Music released the soundtrack on June 18, 2020, coinciding with the film’s streaming release.

Release: Originally scheduled for a theatrical release, Universal Pictures decided to release the film digitally in the United States and Canada through Premium VOD on June 18, 2020, due to the movie theater closures since mid-March because of the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. In its first weekend, the film was the second-most rented on FandangoNow and the iTunes Store.

Reception: On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 41% based on 87 reviews, with an average rating of 4.77/10. The site’s critics consensus reads: “You Should Have Left hints at a genuinely creepy experience, but never quite manages to distill its intriguing ingredients into a consistently satisfying whole.” At Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 47 out of 100, based on 24 critics, indicating “mixed or average reviews”. Kate Erbland of IndieWire gave the film a “B–” and said that “when You Should Have Left is at its best, it’s unconcerned with mapping out such easy clarifications and leans into the raw madness of corrosive guilt and a house-made to punish people who dare come inside its walls.”

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You Should Have Left – Official Trailer
On-Demand Everywhere June 18
https://www.YouShouldHaveLeftMovie.com

In a new psychological thriller from Blumhouse Productions and legendary screenwriter David Koepp (Jurassic Park, Mission: Impossible, Panic Room), Kevin Bacon and Amanda Seyfried star as a couple seeking a restful vacation on an isolated edge of the world only to discover that secrets demand a reckoning … and travel with you.

In this terrifying, mind-twisting tale, a father fights desperately to save his family from a beautiful home that refuses to let them leave.

Theo Conroy (Bacon) is a successful middle-aged man whose marriage to his much younger actress wife, Susanna (Seyfried) is shredding at the seams, frayed by her secretiveness, his jealousy, and the shadow of his past.

In an effort to repair their relationship, Theo and Susanna book a vacation at a stunning, remote modern home in the Welsh countryside for themselves and their six-year-old daughter, Ella (Avery Essex). What at first seems like a perfect retreat distorts into a perfect nightmare when Theo’s grasp on reality begins to unravel and he suspects that a sinister force within the house knows more than he or Susanna has revealed, even to each other.

Based on the novel by best-selling German literary sensation Daniel Kehlmann (Measuring the World), You Should Have Left is written and directed by David Koepp (Stir of Echoes). The film is produced by the grandmaster of terror Jason Blum (The Purge and Halloween franchises), Kevin Bacon and Dean O’Toole (Walk Like a Panther), and is executive produced by Jeanette Volturno, Couper Samuelson, and Derek Ambrosi.

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