‘Obsessed Writer Trope: The Movie’
Yeah, you know this movie really wasn’t that bad. It got a lot of shit for shameless jump-scares and thoughtlessly rehashed tropes. Even Stephen King should be mad at this movie for stealing his “obsessed writer gets caught up in horror” trope. I kid but honestly, this did have a similar feel as dozens of Stephen King adaptations because of how often he uses the obsessed writer trope.
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Man, this movie is pretty racist…
This movie is just plain dumb, with some of the worst fucking acting I’ve ever seen. I mean, ‘Tommy Wiseau School of Acting’ bad. Mind you, not as bad as The Bay (2012), more like on par with They (2002). If you’re making movies with a budget, there’s no excuse to have bad acting.
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‘Stir of Echos’ with EVP
After a string of embarrassingly low budget movies, I decided to review something with a little Hollywood clout.
You know, it’s not a bad movie, but it’s just so lukewarm compared to movies in its class. I’d compare this one to Stir of Echoes, and every time I do, I’m just going to end up saying, watch that instead. We can pretty much cut to the punch line here. Everything this movie does, Stir of Echoes does better, just with fewer shameless jump-scares.
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