Treading Get Out territory, but not as much a social commentary as it would like to be, Ready or Not is a comic-horror flick that is not shy of blood, gore or pushing the envelope, but isn't finally as good as it promises to be.
With such a goofball setup and an actor like Mohanlal, the directors could have done a better job. While the script has no originality or fresh ideas, it is Mohanlal who gives everything to make even a dull scene tolerable.
Sushant Singh Rajput, a dependable actor otherwise, cringingly struggles here both as a college student and a grieving father. As his ex-college mate and now former wife, Shraddha Kapoor (playing Maya), has only so much to do.
IT Chapter Two movie review: In 2017's IT, what worked the best was that it was children, mostly quite wonderful in their roles, who were in harm's way. It's not as easy to empathise with middle-aged people, who are not as nice in their older avatars, like any of us.