Excerpt: Jennifer Hill (Camille Keaton) is a writer working on her new novel, but the city landscape isn’t an optimal place to work on such a project. All the hustle & bustle creates a lot of noise and distractions, so Jennifer decides to take a break from the urban realm and head out to the countryside for...
Excerpt: Jennifer Hills (Sarah Butler) has just published another hit novel, so she decides to take a break from the hustle & bustle of it all . She makes arrangements to rent a small cabin in an isolated location.
Conclusion: 'I Spit on Your Grave (2010)' ranks as another unnecessary remake of a movie many consider a cult classic of the exploitation genre. Although director Steven R. Monroe delivers some interesting grindhouse elements in the visuals, his film ultimately fails because the heroine's vengeance is made into...
Excerpt: The Movie In last year's remake of the cult classic film I Spit on Your Grave , fresh-faced young novelist Jennifer Hills (Sarah Butler) is just looking for a little peace and quiet, settling into a private lake cabin.
Excerpt: It’s almost comical how standards have changed. In 1978, Jennifer Hills (Camille Keaton) walked around nude for most of I Spit on Your Grave , the sheer lack of directorial talent keeping the camera focused on her body. The violence?
Conclusion: To recap: take what is already one of the ultimate love-it-or-loathe it movies and remake it, this time leaving out all things the lovers loved and amping up all the things the loathers loathed, and the result is a movie that doesn't have much of an audience left. This one's all about the violence.
Conclusion: I Spit on Your Grave is a tough assignment, no doubt about it. For some, it'll be an even tougher watch. It's a movie with its heart in the right place no doubt about it; the execution, on the other hand, is certainly up for debate, and whether or not the film should even exist is another matter...
Conclusion: Ever since I first learned of this film, I was drawn to it, even before I knew much about it or the fact that it was a remake. After checking out Brian White’s press release here on WSB, I was even more intrigued. However, none of that curiousity prepared me for this film. I was blown away.
Excerpt: The impulse to remake any even moderately successful horror movie of the ’70s and ’80s hits rock bottom with I Spit On Your Grave , which has the odd effect of cheapening one of the era’s rankest, most notorious pieces of exploitation trash.
Excerpt: Every once in a while, a film comes along that will rattle you furiously. If you’re lucky, the same film may reward you for enduring the atrocities within. I Spit On Your Grave does both, but it goes even further and does the impossible.