Critic Review - New York Observer

Where is the suspense? Where is the involvement? Where is the identification?

April 27, 2007 Full Review Source: New York Observer | Comments (31)
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Mitch Andrews

Mitch Andrews

it's up your ass

Oct 31 - 05:23 PM

Greg Hunley

Greg Hunley

Suspense? How about being lost in the woods waiting to find out if what you believed and what you wanted to document was true, but that it also meant death? Identification? It's filmed as a documentary, dumbass. You want there to be character development in a documentary? The involvement and the identification in this come from the unmistakably real fear you can see on the faces of these kids. It comes from the human condition, putting ourselves in there position, and truly feeling and experiencing terror. True terror is something that very few horror movies can ever capture. Cheap scare tactics do not capture terror. Putting ourselves in a real life situation, knowing no more about the Witch than these kids do, thats real terror. If you can't take a horror movie seriously from the start, similarly to paranormal activity, theres no point in watching it, let alone reviewing it.

Jan 28 - 02:39 PM

Simon H.

Simon Hedlund

Where is the youthfulness? Where is the smooth skin? Where is the erection? We all have questions, old man!

Jul 25 - 05:37 PM

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