Siren (2015)

logoDirector: Jesse Peyronel

Writer: Jesse Peyronel (Screenplay)

Starring: Vinessa Shaw, Robert Kazinsky, Bess Wohl, Ross Partridge, Christian Winsor, Stephen O’Neil Martin

Plot: Leigh has lived a reclusive existence in a secluded old home on the outskirts of town for her entire adult life. You see, Leigh has excreted extremely potent pheromones.

There may be spoilers the rest of the review

Verdict: Strong Drama

Story: Siren starts with a secluded house where Leigh (Shaw) lives away from the world where she starts to look back on previous events in her life. She get two visits while looking like someone else where we see the power she has on the men but when a mysterious stranger Guy (Kazinsky) comes into her life but unlike all men before hasn’t instantly fallen for her.

When Guy fates Leigh nurses him back to health mostly because she is interested to figure why he isn’t affected by her like all other man are. As we learn more about Leigh’s life we learn that she works for some dangerous people who want to use her for their own gain. As both Leigh & Guy get to know each other they learn that their medical conditions have put them in a position hasn’t been able to let them live their own lives but together they could start something special, but the true motives behind each of the characters could leave everything ruined.

Siren is a film that offers up a few questions as well as leaving you to wonder just how people would really react to Leigh in real life. I feel this is an interesting story that does have fairy tale elements but is one for adults. It also has elements of thriller and romantic where we watch two people come together. I feel this was very enjoyable from start too finish. (8/10)

Actor Review

Vinessa Shaw: Leigh is the young lady who has an extremely potent pheromones that makes every guy she has met fall for her instantly, but when she meets Guy a man who isn’t effected by the pheromone she starts to think about a potential romantic involvement. Vinessa does a good job in the leading lady role. (7/10)

Robert Kazinsky: Guy is a drifter without a sense of smell who ends up meeting Leigh where he stays as works on her electrical system while starting a romantic story with her, only he has a secret from her that will show his true colours. Rob does a good job in the leading male role. (7/10)

Support Cast: Siren has a supporting cast that are all effected by Leigh and we see how they all react differently to her power.

Director Review: Jesse Peyronel – Jesse does give us a very interesting film that really keeps you attention from start to finish. (7/10)

Drama: Siren used the basic elements of drama to show human nature. (8/10)

Settings: Siren creates an isolated setting because Leigh can’t be around people. (9/10)

Suggestion: Siren is one to try I do feel fans of the idea in the story will enjoy. (Try It)

Best Part: Concept.

Worst Part: Lacks supporting characters.

Believability: No (0/10)

Chances of Tears: No (0/10)

Chances of Sequel: No

Post Credits Scene: No

Oscar Chances: No

Runtime: 1 Hour 33 Minutes

Overall: Siren is an interesting film that really does flow nicely to make it enjoyable.

Rating 70

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