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A fresh and interesting take on the found-footage subgenre. Usually these films are either a heavy hit or a heavy miss for me, because the acting at times can be incredibly unrealistic and the shaky cam is more annoying than engrossing. This movie solved both of those problems, and is a great example of a film that's scarier without music. The main antagonist seriously had potential to be a horror icon, all of his deliveries and facial expressions were very convincing and he might make you fear your neighbors for a bit after you're finished with this one.
Really wanted to like this movie, cause I enjoyed the creepy low grade cinematography and dug the hell out of the environment. Forests have always scared the heck out of me, and I think it's a good way to create isolation. But this film had a HUGE pacing issue. Stuff that would take 70 seconds in most movies takes almost five minutes in certain scenes, to the point where it felt like they didn't have enough script to fill a…
Went into this one completely blind. Really enjoyed the unnrving visuals at the beginning, the cinematography reminded me of John Carpenter. Despite her making stupid decisions, I liked the main character and wanted her to survive. The minimal score and awkward silence was also really intriguing and the cast was really cool too.
Unfortunately, there was a massive tonal shift halfway through the movie that totally made me change my mind on it. From this point on it felt like…
The only film in this series that was a first watch for me, and it was pretty dissapointing.
The whole film just felt like a bad straight to TV crime drama starring Chris Rock, and Samuel Jackson occasionally making an appearance. Not only was Rock's acting terrible which is bad enough, but there was basically no one to root for because much like Jigsaw, all of the characters were dislikeable.
I guess the one thing that I could put above…