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#1 Apr 14 2012 at 12:09 AM Rating: Good
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Saw it tonight and was pleasantly entertained. It probably succeeds more as a comedy than a horror film, but it blended both well enough to not bore me too much with either. Bonus laughs available if you've seen a fair number of horror movies enough to know the cameos and grab a few meta-jokes. Horror movie characters tend to be among the worst of any genre, but I found them to be surprisingly likeable.

A good enough movie to make an outing with friends or stay-in rental.
#2 Apr 19 2012 at 9:22 AM Rating: Good
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Allegory wrote:
It probably succeeds more as a comedy than a horror film,
Intentionally? Because if it's unintentionally funny then I'd go see it. Not that I'm against movies designed to be both humorous and horrifying, just that the ones that are only aiming at one and are funny in their miss are more enjoyable for me.
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#3 Apr 19 2012 at 10:30 AM Rating: Good
It's Scream, The X Files, & Lovecraftian all in one. With Whedon dialogue. I thought it was fantastic.
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#4 Apr 19 2012 at 9:23 PM Rating: Good
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lolgaxe wrote:
Intentionally?

Yes.
#5 Apr 19 2012 at 11:20 PM Rating: Good
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We saw this movie recently, as well, and I loved it. Best movie I've seen so far this year, I think. (Granted, it's only April....) Joss did well, and I'm glad he stuck to his guns and didn't make it 3D.

Definitely worth the price of a movie. Even worth the price of a movie with popcorn AND a soda.
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#6 Apr 19 2012 at 11:39 PM Rating: Decent
Belkira wrote:
We saw this movie recently, as well, and I loved it. Best movie I've seen so far this year, I think. (Granted, it's only April....) Joss did well, and I'm glad he stuck to his guns and didn't make it 3D.

Definitely worth the price of a movie. Even worth the price of a movie with popcorn AND a soda.


I'm surprised. I'll admit, when I was reading the plot synopsis in Wikipedia, I just kept thinking "Really?"

As in, it looked like typical B-movie plot. And I don't mean in the good way. But if it turned out well, then I'll take your word for it.

Edited, Apr 20th 2012 1:40am by IDrownFish
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#7 Apr 20 2012 at 12:01 AM Rating: Excellent
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IDrownFish of the Seven Seas wrote:
I'm surprised. I'll admit, when I was reading the plot synopsis in Wikipedia, I just kept thinking "Really?"

And that's why you don't judge movies base don summaries? Since you've already kinda spoiled it for yourself I can say the b movie plot is both a joke and itself a plot point.
#8 Apr 22 2012 at 12:03 AM Rating: Good
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Allegory wrote:
Since you've already kinda spoiled it for yourself [...]


Seriously. I had no idea that there was a deeper, more involved plot. Or... whatever.

I seriously thought that Martin was going to turn out as the virgin so they were going to screw everything up by killing him instead of the other chick who's name I've already forgotten. But Joss... Well. He's awesome. I'm not sure what else I can say. And I was incredibly excited to see Richard Jenkins in the movie. I know he's always some sort of supporting role, but I just love him in everything I've ever seen from "Burn After Reading" to " The Visitor." And I think I have a secret crush on Fran Kranz. His was the only character in Dollhouse that I truly enjoyed, and... I think part of me finds him attractive on some level.

Edited, Apr 22nd 2012 1:03am by Belkira
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