Corny genre-bender gives Radcliff new powers in "Horns"

October 31, 2014 6:04 AM

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Shot a stone's throw from "The Twilight Saga" and aimed at roughly the same crowd (more teens, fewer moms), "Horns" presents a slightly edgier, yet harder-to-love supernatural romance, giving Daniel Radcliffe demonic powers that his character can use to solve the mystery of his girlfriend's murder.

While tame compared with "High Tension" director Alexandre Aja's hard-R-rated gore-fests, this overly devout adaptation of Joe Hill's sacrilegious text benefits from the director's twisted sensibility, but suffers from a case of overall silliness. Regardless, the darkly comedic tone and tear-jerking...

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