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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