In The Uninvited
, a young girl and her audience find that there's no more life left in the Asian horror retreads. Creepy figures in the night, quick yet bland scares -- it's all the same in teen fright-land. The original, by The Good, the Bad, the Weird
's Kim Jee-woon, was a stylish chiller hearkening back to both Ringu
and The Sixth Sense
. Yet while that director imbued a cold calculated dread to the complicated proceedings, Charles and Thomas Guard's rehash establishes itself right away as a lifeless vehicle ripe for crowds that flock to this kind of redundant spook-house fare. The only interesting bit is how the directorial duo handles ...