13 March 2017 | xposipx
The film is about a woman, Amy (Christine Taylor), who must face her greatest fears, when her fiancé, Nick (Shane Brolly), is taken to a mysterious hospital after a nearly fatal car crash. As mysterious events begin to transpire around her, she comes to realize she must confront her demons, figurative and literal, if she is to save her lover.
There was a little, but not nearly enough gore. If you're going to make a STV type movie - GO ALL OUT. There was flesh eating and lots of needles. It was effective, but horrible scares. Lots of potential, little payoff.
The actual film making was definitely the best aspect of Room 6. They obviously put a lot of money and time into this. The sets and effects were nearly flawless. The demon scenes were really awesome. When you have all of these tools - why don't you use them more often?
As far as the acting goes, Christine Taylor, Jerry O'Connell, and Shane Brolly are all relatively well thought of actors. Unfortunately, they are not meant to be in a film like this. I do believe they could have had better performances had the script not been god-awful. Obviously, it just wasn't right and the actors suffered big time for it.
Bottom Line: When a good premise goes badly...oh, what could have been. If only the majority of this movie took place inside of the hospital rather than the soap opera happening to Amy outside. Christine Taylor is very talented, but this script gave the actors nothing to work with. Plus, she just isn't cut out to play a lead in a horror/suspense movie anyways. This is one of the type of movies that need to have less plot (because it's so ridiculously stupid) and more action. The parts with demons and gore were pretty sweet and could have been built upon so much more. The movie was unsuccessfully scary and suspenseful and tried to rely on some incredibly lame story that didn't make a lot of since and the viewer honestly does not care about. However, the direction was good and it's an early effort from Michael Hurst. He's got a few movies he has done since this that I will definitely give a shot.