The Haunting of Molly Hartley (movie)
Review: 'The Haunting of Molly Hartley'

"Fear is a powerful emotion," says a guidance counselor to troubled high schooler Molly Hartley (Haley Bennett). "It makes you see things that aren't there." It would take hallucinations of a powerful kind indeed to find anything worthwhile in "The Haunting of Molly Hartley," a dead-on-arrival thriller that resolutely fails to come to life. Molly, just shy of her 18th birthday, has been hearing and seeing things ever since her mother, now institutionalized, tried to skewer her with a pair of sewing scissors. She fears the onset of some inherited madness, but the movie is too busy trying to gin up external threats to worry about what's inside her head....