“Bleed” is almost killed by its ambiguity. While horror tales involving pregnant women are older than dirt, “Bleed” gets the appeal of why it works. Subversion of expectations creates a terrifying figure in the possessed or corrupted mother figure. When you get past the ghost hunting and terrible tragedies, it turns into a standard horror flick. I enjoyed so much of the setup, but your mileage will vary by your enjoyment of base scares. For those viewers that can swing it, you’ve got a stunning treat during the colder months.
- 1.78:1 standard definition transfer
- Dolby Digital 5.1