All the films from all the editions, including those subsequently removed, presently totalling 1167. An easy way of seeing how…
The Cabin in the Woods
If you hear a strange sound outside... have sex
Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Formula. Every film has one. Watch enough films and you learn the formulas, perhaps even subconciously; and it can ruin the film for you. It drains a film of tension, it makes a film predictable. And in no other genre is the formula more apparent than in horror.
The Cabin In The Woods (TCITW)has a formula too. It is no different to any other film in that respect. But while your Texas Chainsaw Massacres and your Excorcists and your Last Houses On The Lefts say 2 + 2 = 4, TCITW says, "Yes, it does equal 4 but did you know that this 2 is actually 0.5 plus 2.5 minus 1 and the second 2 is really a shit ton…
Surfacing as a fresh breathe of life in what is slowly becoming a dying genre with every passing year, The Cabin in the Woods is a smartly crafted satirical horror film that dares to do something different with its genre, is cleverly structured like a jigsaw puzzle that keeps dropping hints every now n then, and succeeds as a quality example of horror, comedy & mystery.
The story concerns five teenagers who head off for a weekend at a remote cabin in the woods where they seem to be having a really good time until they discover a cellar door & decide to investigate.…
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Cabin in the Woods also known as the film with one of the best opening and title sequence of all time -- Two scientists chatting on a regular work day when suddenly big red fucking fonts hit the screen accompanied by a piercing scream, the camera then cuts immediately to a peaceful neighborhood, where a pants-less Kristen Connolly gradually finds her place on screen. Can this film get any better? It's like they cracked open my head, looked through my brain folders and found "everything I love in films" and "(top secret) turn-ons".
Confession: It took me a THIRD viewing to realize that this film was not directed by Joss Whedon.…
Everyone said it just gets better with repeat viewings and this is where I give all of those people an enthusiastic fanboy high five because it's so, so true. I am almost certain I enjoyed The Cabin in the Woods more last night than when I originally watched it back in 2012.
Others have said that dissecting horror films has been done before and while I'm inclined to agree with that, I'm not sure it has ever been done as well as it has here. In taking the perspective of the "ancient ones" and those trying to please them, you can't help but see the parallels to genre fans. We know all about the tropes in horror films; the athlete,…
I'm not much of a horror movie person, but I've seen enough to recognize the genius of this one and how it plays with all the formulas and cliches. Great fun!
I know its a divisive one and there's some cracking one star reviews on Amazon. I love it. The only thing I would get rid of is the bird moment as it ruins a later scene but everything else - perfect.
Deconstructs the American horror film and then just slings all hell loose across the screen in the final 20 minutes. there's enough imagination and monster design in that last reel or so to spin off a hundred movies.
the fever i had while i watched this was more fun and scarier than the movie.
THIS MOVIE KEEPS BEING SO AMAZING EVERYTIME DUUUUH
Nice variety of creatures from scary movies, but the script and acting are very weak. Almost below my threshold. Not a single character is interesting, but the concept behind the plot is kinda cool.
This is "Scream" on steroids. Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard created one of the most insane, hilarious, raunchy, terrifying, smart, over-all amazing horror comedies of all time that can only be described as ultimate meta in the ultimate love letter to horror films and horror fans. Killer unicorn.
- A Trip to the Moon
- The Great Train Robbery
- The Birth of a Nation
- Les Vampires
- Under the Skin
- Tropical Malady
- Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
- Inland Empire
Many favorites, as well as a small handful of films that I don't care for... in no particular order (1960-2014).
- Gone Girl
- Fight Club
- Citizen Kane
- Mystic River
Suggest any, but please do not state the twist in the comments :)
It has to be a reveal, something…