watched this recently and it was just bland... the voices in the heads of the characters is a technique that has been done to death and done much better as well in other movies. the movie itself isnt scary and plays like textbook horror 101... stereotypical characters such as feminist character that picks apart everything other people write... check. party guy that is embaressed due to meme of him on the internet... check. and the list goes on and on. just say it gets old fast.
just finished watching it and must say i stuck with it due to hoping it would get better but ultimately a big disappointment... was expecting it to be scary but not in the least! it has a thin plot about the house used to be a mortuary and that is why it was haunted... that could of been handled to genuine scares and great special effects but instead once you see the spirits they look like they came from a cheap syfy movie... no real thought put into it just there for the sake they needed creatures. also far from scary just gory... guessing that is where most of their budget went. if you are looking for a good horror movie i say pass this one up!
one of the better syfy channel b-movies to come along in awhile. the acting is good and you feel for what they are going thru. the creatures themselves could of been better but i have seen worse in some hollywood movies. overrall glad i checked it out.
was expecting so much more from this one... it ultimately falls flat. the special effects are cheesy. the acting is so so except for emile hirsch.... he is the only one putting any effort in. it plays out like a syfy channel b-movie but considering it was a Hollywood done movie it never should of been greenlit!
muddled mess of a movie! i knew i was hurting when i didnt recognize the company that produced it but was still willing to give it a chance... the more the movie went on the worse it became. it is neither exciting or interesting. if you are looking for a good scifi thriller there are so many other better ones to choose from!
the best thing about this movie is sean astin... especially in the beginning he is a badass and edgy! personally i want to see him in grittier roles but this was a start. the movie itself lags toward the middle and end. and the fight scene between the two contaminated girls seemed forced ... like just there. overrall i was expecting more from it.
giving it two stars b/c i like renee zellweger but the movie itself is too much too fast! no pacing just when craziness happens it is just there! no rhyme or reason like the cruel parents throwing the girl in the oven... or bradley cooper getting attacked by bugs. it is like the director just threw them in hoping you were still paying attention. and when you do find out the twist about the little girl it is not enough to save the movie.
was expecting so much more from it... was lacking any jump scares, acting was forced, the little girl was annoying. only decent part was when tobin bell shown up as the psychiatrist but luckily he has the much much better Saw movies to his credit, overrall if you are looking for a horror movie that sticks with you this isnt it!
was expecting so much more with this one... the plot sounded wild but it never really goes anywhere :/ the acting is really bad and the mutants is just bad makeup with cheesy green glowing eyes. the mutants should of been scary skin falling off or just something!
sounded interesting but a big letdown... seemed like they were trying too hard to be edgy. came across as over the top and gory... not much substance. the main reason i checked it out was b/c of samuel l jackson and honestly he was the only good thing about the movie.
one of the best horror movies in recent years! great creepy story full of good jump scares. really feel for the character especially alfre woodard(sp?). if you are looking for a horror that wont disappoint i highly recommend this one!
watched this recently and it is crazy from the get go! nice pacing and the main actor and actress that play brother and sister have good chemistry and you really feel bad for what happens to them especially the girl. as for the parents they were good and fascinating to what... was neat to see the dad in a very different role b/c i remember him in 90s movies that are much much lighter... he did a good job as the frazzled dad that is losing his mind.
the main actress is wonderful! she plays it so calm and understated and comes across as a complete badass! i was rooting for her to be the final girl from the very beginning! also the creepy music could easily be another character in the movie... it is constant and really gets under your skin! if you are looking for a edgy horror movie with a great twist check this one out!
I was already familiar with the lead actor from his roles in music videos so seeing him in this I have one thing to say...get him in more movies ASAP! he is natural as can be...I liked his brief relationship with the actress that plays his wife . the other actors and actresses are good as well and you believe they have the courage to survive the zombies in a warehouse...the zombies themselves look more dirty than gory but still cool. overall definitely recommend this horror movie!
overall it could of been better but was funny and was happy to see actors and actress(Mary steenburgen) that I have always liked together for the first time. Kevin Kline was the best in the movie....the rest didn't have much to do...ie Robert deniro acting gruff with a scrowl on his face throughout... Mary steenburgen just laughing at whatever the guys say or do...Morgan freeman and Michael Douglas just meandering about and Michael Douglas is ultimate playboy/ladies man.