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#1 hollywood

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 02:06 AM

This is a very well acted Don't go in that house movie with a twist. It's a horror film and a meta horror film. The 5 youthful actors: Kristen Connolly, Anna Hutchison, Jesse Williams, Chris Hemsworth and Fran Kranz are uniformly good. You will see them again. You can add in Bradley Whitford, Richard Jenkins and (in a brief expository cameo) Sigourney Weaver. The main problem is that every time the film starts to get scary in a conventional sense, the meta story interrupts and breaks the rhythm. I was OK with this. My horror film fan companion was not. Good music on the soundtrack although not really the point of things. Probably a better one to see on a big screen.

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Posted 13 May 2012 - 10:44 AM

I loved this -- saw it last night in the cinema. Witty, fun, not actually scary in a straightforward way, but there are moments ...