What a great montage of the most cliched cellular plot devices in modern horror cinema. Brilliantly pieced together, this joyous pile of the most contrived moments features dead mobile phone batteries or pooped-out connections (at exactly the most inopportune time, of course). That’s usually when the suspense-o-rama ensues.
This salute to dodgy connections cheered me right up, just when I was getting annoyed at the news that 30% dropped iPhone calls is considered “acceptable” in NY (look for an upcoming post from Aaron on that). To feel better about your carrier instantly, check out these clips from films released post-2000.