“There’s a storm coming” – Emma Parker
Number of Times Seen – 1 (3 Mar 2014)
Brief Synopsis – A coroner tries to investigate a number of missing young girls in a small town.
My Take on it – This is one of those difficult movie for me to review since I recognize the good film making job, but cannot say I like the premise or the way the movie presents itself.
Some of the characters are developed well while others are cookie cutouts. We aren’t 100% sure whats going on until the last quarter of the movie which keeps the mystery interesting and the film makers chose a perfect ending to this movie.
Having said all that, this movie presents itself as a thriller/mystery when in reality it leans much closer to being a horror movie (which is a genre I’m not too fond of). It also moves quite slowly and I was hoping and praying at certain points that something would just happen already.
So while I can recognize that this done well, I didn’t like it too much because of the subject matter. I am proud of myself for making it all the 3way through eventhough I knew it wasn’t gonna be my kind of movie pretty early on.
Bottom Line – Well made movie, but I just can’t say it was enjoyable to watch.
Rating – BAFTA Worthy
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I have this one in my to-watch list. Sounds interesting, especially since it’s slanted towards the horror genre – something which might be more up our alley.
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yeah, not really up my alley 😦
Heard plenty of decent things about this one. Definitely on my radar. Nice write up buddy.
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I keep hearing good things about this. Guess I’ll have to watch it to decide for myself
looking forward to hearing what you think Mikey.
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You know I like this one much more than you. It has some horror elements, but I don’t think it nearly scary enough to really count as horror. For my money it is way more dramatic than horrific.
But it is also not exactly entertaining, so I can understand why you didn’t much like it.
Glad you can understand that 🙂
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Only seen the original, which i’ve heard is better than this, though i felt was only two-thirds a good film. I believe the premise is slightly different (going purely by the poster of the remake) so i’ll need to check this one out. Good review Rob!
Don’t think I’ll be checking out the original 😦
not my cup of tea.
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I quite liked it but I agree that at times it was too slow.
wasn’t really my type of movie. 😦
I LOVED this movie : )
I didn’t 😦
I LOVED this movie 🙂
Yep, I had to quote Eric, I agree with him there. I can see how this is not for everyone, but I thought it was awesome!
not a fan of horror, so it just wasn’t for me.
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