Excerpt: The Cabin in the Words is the ultimate meta monster movie. It lovingly explains exactly why all those countless teenagers in all those terrible creature features movies had to die, and does so in amusing -- yet horrifying -- fashion.
Conclusion: Cabin in the Woods has more than enough cleverness to stand out and be celebrated. What on the surface looks like an ordinary horror movie winds up being much more than that while entertaining on multiple levels.
Excerpt: If you’re going to watch The Cabin in the Woods , it’s best to know as little as possible about it beforehand. I know that’s antithetical to the way we’re supposed to approach movies these days.
REVIEW: Cabin in the Woods Finds Something New — and Brilliant — in the Genre Wilderness
30 September 2012
Excerpt: When I was in college, I once went on a weekend trip with my two roommates to Cape Cod, where someone had scrounged up a summer home belonging to a family friend who was willing to let us stay for a few days.
Excerpt: "We are not who we are." The Film Every now and then a film comes along that is damned near impossible to talk about without giving too much away. Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon's Cabin the Woods is one of those films.
Summary: Lionsgate release Goddard and Whedon's slice of frenzied forest horror on a high quality Blu-ray presentation, and though the film polarised some areas of the viewing community, there's still plenty to enjoy for serious horror fans and otherwise.
Excerpt: Taking a break from their college studies, a group of friends – Dana ( Kristen Connolly ), her friend Jules ( Anna Hutchison ), Jules’ jock boyfriend Curt ( Chris Hemsworth ), wisecracking stoner Marty ( Fran Kranz ), and Holden ( Jesse Williams ), a friend of Curt’s he trying to hook up with Dana –...