• horror17

    ★★★½ Added by horror17

    "The loved ones" was a great film.

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  • Judah Finnigan

    ★★★ Rewatched by Judah Finnigan 24 Aug, 2015

    this was a real knockout when i saw it first*, impulsively wandering in to it one night with a bunch of friends and zero expectations. still holds up when at its weirdest/nastiest, but the subplots fuck with momentum in a big way, assisting only in getting this over the eighty minute mark and reiterating its position that being into long hair, metal and the colour black must be some sort of cover for deep-seated grief. however, i still desperately want to see xavier samuel in more things.

    *five years ago! what the actual fuck.

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  • Vanessa

    ★★½ Watched by Vanessa 22 Aug, 2015

    I'm always looking for movies with female villains, so I had to watch The Loved Ones. It's not exactly my cup of tea but I still enjoyed some parts of it.

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  • Daniela Loera

    ★½ Watched by Daniela Loera 15 Aug, 2015

    Meh.

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  • Jeremy Heilman

    ★★ Watched by Jeremy Heilman 14 Sep, 2009

    This horror film, about a girl who turns her puppy love into a sadistic torture session, is likably nasty once it gets going, but it lacks much ambition or even psychological depth. It’s never for a moment plausible, and it scarcely tries to be, which is acceptable, even though it places a cap on how disturbing the movie can ultimately be. Director Byrne shoots each scene in an overtly commercial manner, trying to make every composition a contender for the…

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  • Ddvw123abc

    ★★★★ Added by Ddvw123abc

    Friend found this one randomly online, was pleasantly surprised at how good it was. Would recommend to people who are into weird and creepy characters.

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  • EasyPete

    ★★½ Added by EasyPete 1

    Wie die meisten Filme in diesem fragwürdigen Genre bietet "The Loved Ones" eine solide Idee. Stellt sich immer die Frage ob's auf der Leinwand genauso funktioniert wie auf dem Papier. Hier liegt's irgendwo dazwischen. Der einzigartige Stil hebt das Ganze schonmal auf eine höhere Ebene als den Großteil der Genrenachbarn. "Saw'sche" Wackelwackelkamera im Mamas Keller braucht keiner mehr, die eigenartige Farbgebung und das frische Szenenbild von "The Loved Ones" hilft da gleich doppelt. Also eine auf Promnight getrimmte Hinterwäldlerhütte würde ich irgendwo als sehr erfrischend bezeichnen. Stichwort erfrischend - Das war's. Der Rest ist solide Genrekost. Nix besonderes. Leider.

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  • Bram Bramsky

    ★★★★★ Watched by Bram Bramsky 16 Aug, 2015

    Because Sean Byrne had a sudden announcement that he was premiering an under wraps film in the TIFF Midnight Madness program, I decided to give a visit to his award-winning debut feature. And it's an amazing horror flick. Running just under 80 minutes, The Loved Ones is one agonizing watch that was pretty much unpredictable with its twists.

    I'm giving this a full 5/5 but I want to comment about the friend at the dance. There are ways to explain…

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  • Eli Farrer

    ★★ Watched by Eli Farrer 15 Aug, 2015

    The Loved Ones sucks so many dicks; it has some kind of mouth STD.

    It feels like a paragraph long idea that was made into a feature length film. There’s a bunch of unnecessary stuff like an entire subplot that goes absolutely nowhere except for getting the main characters’ best friend laid. The villains never really decide who they want to be, and just seem like a medley of horrors from earlier films. The movie’s not scary either, just gore,…

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  • Chad Eberle

    ★★★½ Rewatched by Chad Eberle 11 Aug, 2015

    Shaggy, derivative debut gets a ton of points for being well-shot, nasty, gory, and really fucking metal. Can't think of another horror film where the lead actor takes this much damage.

    66

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  • Patrice St-Pierre-Plamondon

    ★★ Added by Patrice St-Pierre-Plamondon

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I don’t like torture porn. Saw is about the only franchise with certain redeeming values (and it’s not the gore, funny enough). Unfortunately, The Loves Ones falls exactly in that category. I didn’t know anything of the movie prior to watching, so I didn’t have any expectations. I wish that I did because I might have skipped this movie. You like knives stuck in someone’s foot? Someone’s face being drilled a couple times? Like to see people injected with drain…

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  • Dan Bremner

    ★★★½ Watched by Dan Bremner 09 Aug, 2015 2

    Film 344 of my 2015 500 Film Challenge

    I had no idea what I was in for with this, all I knew was the poster and the title. I'm going through the Film 4's Top 50 Recent Horror Films that I haven't seen.

    I had a really fun time with The Loved Ones, it slowly built to utter insanity and had some really vicious and grisly moments.

    The performances were good. The girl who played the psycho girl was excellent,…

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