CAM(Review)[Terrifying Theatrical Tuesday]
This is a movie with a lot to say, and you will find yourself engrossed into it before you know it. This is one of those horror movies that are scary because this is easy a situation that could happen in real life with how our society totally relies on social media and the like to gain popularity. It is all about how many likes you get, how many shares you get, if you are trending, and how much of a reach you are getting. We get so involved in the process that we totally forget or we don't mind that we are surrendering our privacy to a machine that could literally do anything with that information if it wanted.
Cam is a nightmare scenario of your average cam girl who wakes up one day to find out her online life has been taken over by a virtual doppelganger. She fights to get her online life back which could spell consequences for her in the real world. It is really interesting how they portray her struggle to gain back everything that her livelihood, something she surrendered the moment she became a cam girl. There is so much commentary that this movie offers, from how the girls all have to maintain this facade, and how it blur the lines between real life and the virtual one. Plus, as it mentioned before it really drives home the idea of how we pretty much share everything we are in this online world, and how easy it is to have our entire identity stolen, not just by a person, but by a machine in itself
There are some quite unsettling scenes in this film, nothing too over the top, but enough to make you utter what the hell. Of course, with this being about a cam girl, there is sexual undertones to the whole thing, but it is one of those you are not sure if you should be disturbed or turned on. Or both at the same time.
A Netflix Exclusive, I definitely recommend checking this movie out. It will definitely make you think twice the next time you log into your computer and assume all your information contained there is safe. A definite must for any horror fan to view.
If you seen Cam, what were your thoughts? Feel free to weigh in below!!
Till next time, stay scared!! -Tha Thrilla-