High school sucks
SWAPPING THEIR HIGH SCHOOL IDENTITIES and swapping their usual roles with Hill in an action film (notably different to Knocked Up and Superbad) and Tatum in a comedy. While this may not sound too appetising to one’s film taste buds, it is a surprisingly good recipe with both actors providing us with delectable performances throughout, with Tatum’s being possibly his best to date.
When the slapstick pair go back to school as undercover cops to infiltrate a…
"What I want you to try and understand is that you mustn't."
The film initially draws you in with its formulaic narrative and reference to other contemporary horrors such as Cabin Fever (2002), The Grudge (2004) and The Haunting in Connecticut (2009). A group of stereotypical teenagers (jock, slut, nerd, stoner and virgin), going on a stereotypical holiday in the woods, and meeting a stereotypical man the middle of nowhere who scares them; these genre clichés hint at another run…