The Ghost Lights (2022) Movie Review

The Ghost Lights – Movie Review

The Ghost Lights

Director: Timothy Stevens

Writer: Timothy Stevens (Screenplay)

Cast

Plot: A journalist returns home after the mysterious death of her father and discovers a mysterious cassette tape describing mysterious lights in West Texas. She mysteriously sets out to discover the mysterious truth.

Runtime: 1 Hour 26 Minutes

There may be spoilers in the rest of the review

Story: The Ghost Lights starts as journalist Alex (Phillips) returns home for her father’s funeral. Upon getting home, Alex learns that her family lied about the date, leaving her devastated she missed the funeral. Alex returns to her father’s home, discovering the tapes he recorded with a journalist. The tapes explain his stories about the ghost lights, which he believes made people disappear.

Alex starts listening to the tapes on her journey, looking to retrace her father’s steps. As she searches for the truth about the ghost lights, looking to create her own new story. It isn’t long before she finds herself being followed by a mysterious man in black.

Verdict on The Ghost Lights

Characters

Alex is the journalist following in her father’s footsteps. She is doing this alone, in a hope of reconnecting with him as she says goodbye. Only she learns more about how dangerous this journey is, most of this journey is done without her needing to say anything, letting her reaction show how she feels.

Arthur is Alex’s father that was interviewing the person who knows about the ghost lights. He becomes more interested as the story unfolds.

Performances

Katreeva Phillips in the leading role is good. It is hard for her to make the biggest impact, as she is only really listening to tapes on the journey. This is going to be the same for the performances throughout the whole movie, it is more focused on the mystery involved.

Story

The story follows a journalist following in her father’s footsteps about a mysterious ghost light from the desert. It shows the interviews which slowly give away more about what happened. It leaves us wondering where everything will end up.

This is an interesting story because it follows the mystery of an event that involved a loved one. It highlights how certain stories can be retraced to connect after death, only using the supernatural twist on it all. It might not end up being the biggest story, but it gets everything that needs to give us a mystery.

Final ThoughtsThe Ghost Lights is an interesting mystery and journey.

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