Posts Tagged ‘found footage’

What I’m Watching At Home: V/H/S

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Viewed on March 2, 2013 via Netflix Streaming I’m slowly making my way through the movies of 2012 that I was unable to see at theaters. I saw Compliance in February, and now I’ve seen V/H/S. (See the other movies I missed in 2012 here.) What originally appealed to me about V/H/S was that it […]

MY MOVIE WISHLIST: V/H/S

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What’s it about? “When a group of petty criminals is hired by a mysterious party to retrieve a rare piece of found footage from a rundown house in the middle of nowhere, they soon realize that the job isn’t going to be as easy as they thought. In the living room, a lifeless body holds […]

Project X

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It’s Thomas’s birthday. His parents have given them their minivan as a present, and they’re leaving him the house for the weekend. Mom has misgivings about the latter, but Dad doesn’t because, to paraphrase him, Tom (played by Thomas Mann) is a loser. They expect he’ll have some friends over, but it’s not a big […]

Chronicle

Chronicle Movie

If the last decade in movies has taught us anything on the subject of superpowers, it’s that if you develop them, you will eventually start wearing skin-tight costumes and fighting crime. Not so for the characters in Chronicle. This aptly titled film chronicles what happens when three teenagers develop telekinetic powers, and surprise surprise, they […]

The Devil Inside

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If you think that the ending to a movie matters, The Devil Inside may not be for you. Sure the film ends, but I’d hesitate to say it has an ending, which is truly a shame because up to the very end I’d been enjoying a decent horror film. At its best the movie hits […]