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#1 Mr. Scot

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 01:45 AM

Watched "Sinister". Creepy little flick.

Parents of preteens may come to fear them after watching this (assuming you don't already)

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 09:17 AM

It was pretty good. Horror movies in which characters find footage of something - and leads to the story is always creepy (if done right).

Ethan Hawke's character was incredibly stupid however. If he had done 5 minutes worth of research before moving, he would have known what was going on.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 11:30 AM

Except...

Spoiler


And there's a certain irony about watching images portraying a demonic entity who gets into your life by having you view images of him.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 02:27 PM

Yeah I liked it, nothing amazing but definitely worth a rental.

It felt a little too much like insidious though, then again all these house horror flicks are alike.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:01 PM

I always wish they were a little more subtle. Asking yourself "did I just see that" amps things up much more than a blatant scare. Japanese filmmakers get that way better than American ones do.

On the topic of scaries, the original "Tales from the Darkside" episode was just on Chiller. It's the one with Bernard Hughes as an evil banker who plays a cruel Halloween game with the children of those who owe him. The irony of the ending - with The Devil telling him "You're getting warmer" as he's being led down a tunnel to Hell - was genius.

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 09:34 PM

Had good luck again with "House at the End of the Street".

More thriller than horror, and a plot hole or two, but overall a pretty good story. Cool twist at the very end that I didn't see coming..

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 10:03 PM

i cant stand scary movies. I watched "It" at age 7 and it scarred me for life. all i have to say is fug clowns.

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 10:08 PM

Enjoy...



(don't hate me for this) :unsure:

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 10:12 PM

"Sinister" was pretty good, I thought. A horror movie with no gore is rare these days.

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 10:18 PM

I wouldn't say no gore but very little and effectively used.

They actually understood that suspense is scarier than blood and guts.

Also glad it wasn't "torture porn" (utter crap) or just an excuse to show naked teenagers.

Similar compliments for "House at the End of the Street". Early on, I thought they'd blown the big twist, but it was just a setup for further revelation later.


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