The dark menace beneath Michael's easy charm and the strange magnetism of the group's leader, Marit, drive Allie to the brink of madness.In a city where foreigners come to re-invent themselves, Allie learns, too late, that nothing is what it seems.In this dark and haunting thriller, Five Bangkok tourists have gone missing after making online contact with an unknown party.Newly-arrived Allie Westbrook (Tammin Sursok) meets a pair of ex-pats, Michael and Marit, who perform on a provocative interactive website.It represents the percentage of professional critic reviews that are positive for a given film or television show.
(Apart from sharing original story credit, Sihali is oddly credited at the end as “guest director,” suggesting creative differences might have arisen at some point during production.) American expat Lucy (Jade Tailor) whiles away an evening at home with a titillating livecam/text chat on the titular XXX website.
It’s a potentially promising fusion of aesthetic with story, which, in this case, follows a pair of young women who get enmeshed in a net of Web performers who like to turn the tables on their voyeuristic clientele.
Director Joel Soisson appears to be linking the social disconnection that’s fostered by an increasingly obsessive online culture with the global commodification of flesh for reasons that are thematically murky but potentially resonant and even puckishly, ghoulishly amusing.
This happens so often it becomes unintentionally laughable.
Those dang Internets are gonna getcha in “Cam2Cam,” a sloppy chiller about tourists falling prey to an online stalker in Bangkok that clumsily mixes slasher, sexploitation and supernatural elements.