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Old 12-08-2015, 02:15 PM   #151
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Re: Modern horror movies thread

I finally got around to seeing Spring

It was enjoyable, though not totally believable. I did like how they actually developed both characters, I just didn't buy the decisions they made at the end of the film.

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Pretty interesting premise, and I like how they explained the "science" behind her transformation but didn't focus on it, and just let the characters develop. I really liked his interaction with the farmer, and thought that their conversations really helped to juxtapose what was going on with the 2 lovers.
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Old 12-24-2015, 02:10 PM   #152
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Sorry if this has been mentioned before but Last Shift is #1 scary movie for me and it wasn't even close.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2965466/?ref_=nv_sr_1
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Old 01-28-2016, 05:18 PM   #153
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WTF?? (NSFW, profanity)

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Old 01-29-2016, 12:19 PM   #154
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Another vote for sam raimi's Drag Me to Hell. Really well made, original in parts, legit scary, and imo the campy stuff works. There's also a possible interpretation/hidden layer of meaning threaded through the film that has become famous, but when it first appeared was a total woah wtf nice work raimi moment. (Don't read link if you haven't seen movie.)
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Old 02-11-2016, 01:45 AM   #155
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I watched Southbound, a new indie horror film. It is a series of 5 loosely connected vignettes about different groups of people having misadventures along a lonely highway. It was surprisingly good, with some solid acting performances, engaging plots and a creepy atmosphere. I also quite liked the central theme, which I won't spoil here.
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Old 02-13-2016, 02:39 AM   #156
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Just read that a US remake of Martyrs is due out in less than 2 months... and it's PG13. Legit angry.
Saw the trailer. There's just no way this could be anything but awful.
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Old 02-29-2016, 03:52 PM   #157
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Sorry if this has been mentioned before but Last Shift is #1 scary movie for me and it wasn't even close.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2965466/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Just watched this over the weekend and was disappointed. Very predictable and full of jumpy type scares. Not for me.
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Old 03-01-2016, 09:14 PM   #158
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Last Shift is decent, though it does suffer from some story dead ends that a little rewriting would have improved on.
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Old 03-02-2016, 07:19 AM   #159
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Go see The Witch. It is not your typical Hollywood horror movie. This film is CREEPY and very well done imo.
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Old 03-04-2016, 01:11 AM   #160
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Just watched this over the weekend and was disappointed. Very predictable and full of jumpy type scares. Not for me.
felt the same way, wasn't pleased
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Old 03-06-2016, 10:46 PM   #161
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I love horror movies, and I even like torture porn (when it's done well). I'm 34 years old with a wife and 2 kids, and don't think I'm ****ed in the head.
You like torture porn?

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Old 03-06-2016, 10:49 PM   #162
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Go see The Witch. It is not your typical Hollywood horror movie. This film is CREEPY and very well done imo.
Yeah i wanna see this and "The Other Side of the Door", so few broad release horror movies nowadays.
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Old 03-06-2016, 11:03 PM   #163
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Yeah i wanna see this and "The Other Side of the Door", so few broad release horror movies nowadays.
saw this today and it was frustratingly meh.

4/10
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Old 03-06-2016, 11:05 PM   #164
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Not a fan of The Witch
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Old 03-06-2016, 11:11 PM   #165
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saw this today and it was frustratingly meh.

4/10
Damn. I had high hopes for that one, guess I'll wait to watch it later.

BTW, for fans of the Saw series, they are confirmed for doing a Saw 8 now. The Saw series has always been a guilty pleasure of mine, i know a lot of people don't like them though.
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Old 03-07-2016, 10:01 AM   #166
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Not a fan of The Witch
Ok.....why?
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Old 03-08-2016, 07:16 AM   #167
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^Too witchy....
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Old 04-11-2016, 07:01 PM   #168
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Yeah i wanna see this and "The Other Side of the Door", so few broad release horror movies nowadays.
I thought it was terrible.
Not even worth detailing why, just terrible on every single thing
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Old 04-15-2016, 08:18 AM   #169
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Went to see The Witch last night and was utterly disappointed with it. Didn't find it scary or creepy in any way (well maybe the twins were a bit creepy but nothing else), and didn't feel any attachment to any of the characters except maybe the young girl. I found the story cliche-ridden and fairly predictable - I know it's based on fairy stories/folklore, but there wasn't really any originality injected into it anywhere. Then towards the end there were just some parts that were laughable, in fact parts of the audience actually laughed out loud because of how bad these parts were...

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Was pretty surprised to find it had 90% on RT. Would be interested to hear a review from someone who actually enjoyed it. Tbh we only stayed till the end because we'd actually gone to the cinema to see it. If we were watching at home we would have turned off at some point before the end.
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Old 04-16-2016, 04:20 AM   #170
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You like torture porn?

Ring ring (On phone to psychologist for you now).
Better call one for me too as I think some "torture porn" (a dumb inaccurate term coined by critic David Edelstein to describe horror films he personally didn't like) horror films are great, such as A Serbian Film, Human Centipede II, Seven Days and Wolf Creek, to name but some. While you're at it, better call the psychologist for those who like shoot 'em up westerns or action thrillers like Die Hard, as anyone who can watch a film where the protagonist not only brutally kills people, but then makes heartless quips afterward is clearly in need of a good shrink!
Odd how films like Airplane! or Naked Gun are never deemed "comedy porn" btw, innit? I think they should be as we're apparently not dumbed down enough and need more dismissive lables to stifle discussion.

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Old 04-18-2016, 08:11 AM   #171
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^Jeez take a joke omfg.
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Old 04-18-2016, 08:27 PM   #172
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Watched the Invitation and thought it was ok. Going to try Hush next - gets decent reviews....we'll see about that.
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Old 04-28-2016, 01:45 PM   #173
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^Jeez take a joke omfg.
Don't you try knock me from my high horse or try dent my righteous indignation!Or i'll pontificate some more!!
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Old 04-28-2016, 04:35 PM   #174
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Recently watched The Boy, Hush, and the Invitation.

I liked Hush the most by a decent margin. The Boy was the worst by a decent margin.
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Old 04-28-2016, 10:56 PM   #175
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fan of the Witch. Black Philipp should get an Oscar
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