Save for Alone in the Dark, Christian Slater has been able to do very little wrong in my eyes. I even liked him as a mopey guy with a baboon heart.
Playback looks like it has the prospect for excellence -- but it could just as easily trip over its own horror tropes and basically be a really bad version of The Ring mixed with excess gore and found-footage derp. I have no problem with lots of blood and guts, so long as the core of the story is strong. Here is hoping.
You can find out for yourself when Playback hits US theaters March 9.