PG-13 horror has a bad rap -- and for good reason. Occasionally, a few productions manage to pull out all the stops while dipping under the dreaded R rating (see: Drag Me to Hell
), but most modern Hollywood PG-13 efforts are in and out of the theaters in a heartbeat, pulling in a low number of female customers with their tame tales of hauntings and possessions. Needless to say, The Apparition
is yet another bland entry in the latter category. Devoid of scares and energy, the picture is all bumps in the night and has nothing to set it apart from its other forgettable post-Japanese horror contemporaries.
The plot centers on a couple (Ashley Greene ...