This is a really stupid movie, and I’m pretty sure it doesn’t make any sense, but it was fun, whatever, who cares lol.
OH MY GOD WHAT AN INCREDIBLE ENDING AHAHAHAHAHA
If you’re making a found footage movie, and you decide to put a shit-ton of camera glitches, or really, any camera glitches in your found footage movie, you need to stop making a found footage movie.
Really creepy concept, has one of the best jumpscares I’ve ever seen, it’s just absolutely ruined by the worst parts of the found footage format. And stock sound effects. And also terrible dialogue, but that’s mostly just in one hilariously bad scene near the beginning.
Watch the short, it’s got pretty much the same jumpscare.
I’m just gonna paste Tom Selleck’s quote from the wikipedia page for this movie, because he sounds just terribly sweet about it.
"Jack Ramsay is not exactly a character whose name is on the tip of everybody's tongue, but Runaway was a really great popcorn movie... It was very futuristic, it had robots and all sorts of stuff, and it was a nice movie. It was a good movie that I'm very proud of. It didn't do very well, which…
Now I know that the next time I get into an argument with my millionaire friend, I just have to remember that I’m also a millionaire, and nothing we’re yelling about is going to affect me in any way!
This was genuinely one of the most baffling, shocking things I’ve ever seen. It horrified and delighted me.
Sometimes I wonder if the world would be better off if somebody Shoshanna’d the academy awards.