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post #31 of 34 Old 10-16-2018, 07:37 AM
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The "credits are rolling" so I'm weighing in!

The GOOD: The acting was topnotch, especially from Toni Collette (and the child actors). The "slip into madness" on the part of the mother and son was paced perfectly. The PQ was, for the most part, "Reference Quality." And last, but not least, the Audio Mix was phenomenal! I turned it up to -3 for the whole film and kept thinking how blessed I am to have a very good speaker system.

The BAD: I have to be honest, the ENDING (the last 15-20 minutes) was a BIG LETDOWN. See "Spoiler."

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Knowing my sister, I think she would prefer The Conjuring to this one (as I do). That film is done well too (excellent acting, good pacing, topnotch PQ/AQ and no resorting to gratuitous language and nudity) without a bizarre ending.
Completely agree. The earlier parts of the movie were so horrifying to me because of how grounded in reality and (seemingly) senseless they were.

Spoiler!


That said, I'm glad other people enjoyed the ending to the movie and I can absolutely understand why. I also hope the UHD blu-ray sells well enough for A24 to produce more of them. In terms of quality output, I think they have the best batting average of any movie studio since Pixar in its heyday.
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I thought Heredity was one of the great horror films. I found it to be very unsetteling. Good luck getting these images out of your head,
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Watched this last night. May be the scariest horror movie I've ever seen. The sound was immersive and incredible.
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Never heard of this one... but I'm a fan of the horror genre and seems a lot in this thread enjoyed it... and Ralph's review clinched the purchase.
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