Critic Review - Rolling Stone

If it's true that you always kill the thing you love, then horror honchos Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard have taken an ax to slasher cinema in The Cabin in the Woods and chopped it up for kindling.

April 13, 2012 Full Review Source: Rolling Stone | Comments (15)
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Kaiser Yusuf

Kaiser Yusuf

I always love reading your different metaphors and analogies you have for movies

Apr 16 - 07:23 PM

Weldon Smith

Weldon Smith

DO you always kill the thing you love?? Sources.

Apr 27 - 03:44 AM

Daniel Mauldin

Daniel Mauldin

Swag

Apr 28 - 06:12 PM

Angel Simpson-Stroop

Angel Simpson-Stroop

They murdered this movie once it was written.. just saying.

May 29 - 10:50 PM

Kyle Nolen

Kyle Nolen

this movie is great its so refreshing to see a horror movie that not only is the same-old-movie we have all seen 1000 time and that this movie gose to show that there are others who are just as board witht them as we the fans are lets hope that whedon and goddard can keep making horror flicks that keep on braking mold and push the horror flim makers to bigger and better things

Sep 21 - 01:37 PM

Liberty High

Liberty High

Oh, he forgot to mention. It's really stupid.

Jun 14 - 11:54 PM

Marco Chaudry

Marco Chaudry

I believe that's the whole point, horror is stupid in general these days XD

Sep 18 - 11:37 AM

Zach Wisz

Zach Wisz

Then why make horror films?

Oct 7 - 07:24 PM

Marco Chaudry

Marco Chaudry

Because they don't have any better ideas for a movie other than to make the same slasher film again. This was entertaining and pretty much changed something in horror these days. It's not gonna impact the genre as a whole from when Nosferatu started, but definitely tweaks the whole cliche thing in horror movies.

Oct 21 - 02:22 PM

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Ashley Price

Ashley Price

You're nuts! It was very original. Pretty much all horror films are "meaningless." This one was a truly inventive twist on the genre. I suppose a conventional slasher-in-the-woods movie we've all seen countless times already would be meaningful and logical? This movie was fantastic in both senses of the word.

Jul 17 - 02:51 PM

Zach Wisz

Zach Wisz

The twist was a complete ripoff of Hunger Games and Adjustment Bureau, just so you know. I didn't find it funny or inventive at any one point.

Oct 7 - 07:25 PM

Kyle Nolen

Kyle Nolen

this movie is great its so refreshing to see a horror movie that not only is the same-old-movie we have all seen 1000 time and that this movie gose to show that there are others who are just as board witht them as we the fans are lets hope that whedon and goddard can keep making horror flicks that keep on braking mold and push the horror flim makers to bigger and better things

Sep 21 - 01:37 PM

John Reiswig

John Reiswig

People who think this movie is inventive have apparently never seen horror movies before.

Oct 6 - 09:24 AM

Tony Antoniou

Tony Antoniou

Never again will I take notice of the Tomatometer. Rotten Tomatoes score this film 91% and Prometheus 74%..yeah right. The Cabin in the Woods is rubbish from start to finish. Group of teenagers go to a remote cabin in the woods and get murdered. Yeah really original plot. Plenty of slashing but no horror in this film at all.

Oct 14 - 04:38 AM

Marco Kuis

Marco Kuis

Don´t comment on a movie when you stop watching after 10 minutes. You can´t have watched the entire movie and say something like that.

Nov 1 - 05:49 AM

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