The Kang family (father, mother, uncle, son and two daughters) purchase a lodge on the mountain. They eagerly await the first customers, with no such luck. Finally, a man rents a room. The excitement could not be greater. But the next day they find the man dead in bed. They decide not to call the police and avoid bad publicity for the lodge, so they decide to bury the body on the mountain. More clients arrive and things seem to…
Sorry, but no!
I don't usually say this, but the plot twist but quite obvious, too early in the movie. His memories and hallucinations were quite straitghforward about that. Nothing was ambigous enough to keep me wondering. It's all there. I kept thinking: "should I be prepared to be wrong?". I really hoped so. That would mean there was something surprising awaiting at the end. Unfortunately, no.
I like movies that keep me thinking up until the end. Sometimes even…
Most of the reviews I read about this participation of the Master Argento in the series were not very favorable. I really do not know the reason for that. This is the best episode I've seen so far. Intense, disturbing (Jenifer is truly disturbing; excellent make-up fx), full of suspense (Argento is keen on creating this type of very heavy ambience), gory (too much gore for Argento, not that I'm complaining, but it's not his usual style). The icing on the cake is really the soundtrack by Claudio Simonetti (ex-Goblin), a frequent contributor to Argento's films. Fantastic entry in the "Masters Of Horror" series.