#1  
Old 04-13-2012, 09:37 AM
LizfromJustSeenIt LizfromJustSeenIt is offline
Little Boo
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 1
Cabin In the Woods!

I wrote up a review of Cabin in the Woods! We also do webreviews so if you want to see more... We debate this film to the DEATH!

http://youtu.be/aLnF0K5tX20

I try to avoid knowing anything about a movie before I see it. This was an extremely beneficial strategy considering The Cabin In The Woods. Iím wary about saying too much. I think the most I can say is that this film is a horror comedy that basically serves to criticize the state of horror film today. Our filmmakers, Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon, estrange the concept of idiotic sex starved teenage characters isolated in the woods to make a point that this is not how horror films should be made. The script has fantastic set-up full of extended suspense and absurdity, and we find our cabin residents (our 5 young-unís) very likeable by the time the horror begins. They are smart and witty and they also just happen to be very good looking. Without giving away too much, when it comes down to it, this film is absolutely Fun and should be a guaranteed good time for fans of the Whedonverse. SEE IT

What did you THINK?!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 04-15-2012, 12:40 PM
emoviecostumes's Avatar
emoviecostumes emoviecostumes is offline
Little Boo
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 1
Just saw the movie The Cabin in the Woods this weekend and I personally really liked it! It seemed liked a combination of a variety of different films including horror, action, sci-fi and comedy. I really liked the character development and how it is always keeping you on the edge of your seat! I definately agree with alot of the critics that this film will surprise you... I highly recommend seeing it!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 04-15-2012, 03:03 PM
MichaelMyers's Avatar
MichaelMyers MichaelMyers is online now
Spooky Scary Skeleton
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Haddonfield, Illinois
Posts: 5,305
Two thumbs down.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 04-16-2012, 02:07 AM
TheWickerFan's Avatar
TheWickerFan TheWickerFan is offline
Whip In My Valise
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 3,647
I really loved it. I'm glad I knew virtually nothing about it, so it was fun being surprised.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 04-16-2012, 06:49 PM
Nini_luv5's Avatar
Nini_luv5 Nini_luv5 is offline
The Eater of Worlds <3
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Under your bed >=]
Posts: 424
Thumbs up

I just came back from seeing this movie and I thought it was superb!
Other than being over-casted. I just think that everyone should have been B-actors that people rarely see or have never seen before, For instance Chris Hemsworth and Sigourney Weaver.

Other than that I thought it had an originally refreshing premise and overall plot :)
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 04-19-2012, 07:36 AM
Ferox13's Avatar
Ferox13 Ferox13 is offline
Innsmouth Swim Team Coach
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 3,614
Excellent film - great play on traditional horror stereotypes.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 04-27-2012, 11:34 PM
DickLaurentIsDead DickLaurentIsDead is offline
Hellraiser
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 34
I was expecting something a little more original for an ending, but all in all a better than average movie.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 05-02-2012, 06:24 AM
sideonetrackone's Avatar
sideonetrackone sideonetrackone is offline
Rebel Without Applause
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: New Yawk
Posts: 18
I absolutely loved it, but considering I'm a fan of Joss Whedon (Firefly and Dollhouse in particular) it's no surprise.

I even convinced my horror-neutral fiance to see it and she loved it. It's not something you can go into with any expectations. I saw it opening day in the afternoon so I was able to check it out before anyone ruined it for me (I know dumb people who inadvertently ruin stuff all the time)
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 05-02-2012, 06:50 AM
Angra's Avatar
Angra Angra is offline
No, fuck YOU

 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Right behind you!!!
Posts: 13,290
Agreed. It's a big plus not knowing a thing about this movie before seeing it, coz.... you don't see that ending coming. :D

Well, except for Dicklaurentisdead. He's obviously seen that ending many times before.. :rolleyes:

Funny. To me the ending was the strongest and most original part of the movie. The middle part, on the other hand, i had a problem with, coz I didn't findt THAT to be very original although it certainly wasn't boring at any time.
__________________
I'm right. It's the rest of the world that's wrong.





Cowabunga motherfucka..
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 05-06-2012, 03:06 PM
Zero's Avatar
Zero Zero is offline
whatever gets you through
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: In a big tree
Posts: 7,772
i loved it but had 2 thoughts: (spoilers ahead)

1) what if it had been more serious & less done for laughs (i really thought it was funny - laughed hysterically at speaker phone scene) what if the premise were more serious & dark?

2) i really want a sequel! impossible you say - no way. thousand years of serving up victims to these things surely some military type started figuring out how to kill them! it would be ALIENS meets Chthulu!!
__________________
Winner HDC Battle Royale I & HDC Battle Royale IV
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
cabin in the woods, just seen it

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 10:51 AM.