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When I first saw the trailer, I thought that the movie has the potential. But when I watch I was disappointed and was not totally entertained. I think it really lacks direction and the craft of creation. This is a nice review and I am glad to come across it.

Referenced online source:

BestFreeStreaming. ” The Top 10 Sites to Watch Free Streaming Movies and TV Shows Online.” February 25th, 2014 <http://www.bestfreestreaming.com/>.

 

Daniel's Film Reviews

The Lords of SalemReleased: April 19, 2013. Directed by: Rob Zombie. Starring: Sheri Moon Zombie, Meg Foster, Bruce Davison. Runtime: 101 min.

“The Lords of Salem” reminds me of the pacing that “The Sixth Sense” had – slow pacing, but it intensely builds little by little. It also reminds me of it because both don’t have a lack of special effects. Otherwise, the two films are very different. The differences take place in terms of quality; “Sixth Sense” is incredible and “Salem” is far from.

The story follows Heidi (Sheri Moon Zombie) an everyday radio personality, who is sent a box containing a strange record – a “gift from the Lords.” The sounds heard from the record give her intense headaches, and trigger flashbacks from the town’s violent past, dating back all the way to 1694. How does she see them when she wasn’t present? We really can’t tell. But the story raises…

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The American remake of the 2010 Uruguayan movie with an identical name, about a young lady assaulted in her family vacation residence. It’s thought to be based on a real tale from the 1940’s. Laura Lau and Chris Kentis are the directors the movie and Lau is also the writer of the script.

The-Silent-House-2011-Movie-Florencia-ColucciElizabeth Olsen leads in the movie as Sarah, a young lady who dwells with her father played by Adam Trese and uncle played by Eric Sheffer Stevens at their rest house in the state while they clean and repair it as it is planned to be sold. When her uncle left to leave into town, a hidden assailant harasses Sarah’s father and then hunt Sarah all over their house. Sarah attempted to escape and jog for aid while evading the trespassers. The whole thing is participated out in the actual period.

Starring Elizabeth Olsen, this jitters-suggestions, remarkably suspenseful movie offers a lot of clues and false guides on its mode to reply to questions. Even not all of the apparent red herrings in this terror brush are dodge.

The movie advertising approach has been two-split.

The film begins to fairly slow-paced, but obtains a bit creepy and forceful as it moves on. The actual period is one cause of the movie’s most possessions while also being one of its major fault. It’s appealingly terrifying at most times, but also totally dull. Once the film gets to its huge turn, it fails any true thrills or observer participation it had going for it. An average movie at its best.

The same with the Paranormal Activity franchise, “Silent House” develops a publicity stunt. It’s blast in real period and in one nonstop shot. That only denotes no flashbacks, no tricks of the restriction room and no slashed and sewn up cuts.

silent 2It’s no shock really that in a film called Silent House, hum twists out to be dominant. Footprints clatter. The punch of a body part beating a floor calls for a jump, then anxious hilarity in the theater. Even the more rural scream of summertime cicadas makes for an anxious ambient footage. The composer Nathan Larsen is fairly efficient, too.

But still, it’s Olsen’s acting that makes Sarah’s dilemma matter. And she establishes that her charming rotate,  about a lady on the lam from a cult, was not an accident.

And still, if you are yet thinking if creepy is simply her finest genre, Olsen is even attractive in adequate, if engaging family dramatization is required.