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Anyone seen it yet?
Is it any good?
at it not being in the slightest bit good...
but this is a horror movie sequel, name one good one
i agree, it'll probably be awful, because its basically just been made to give people an excuse to watch women being tortured
the main audience is men and the intentions of the filmmakers are so obvious.
they are just excuses for copious amounts of blood. there doesn't seem to be any real horror (or merit) in these movies, only hideous gore.
and it is only a film.
at the right time, but good horror knows when to use restraint and suggestion, you know?
both can work well and both can ruin a film. Are you trying to say the only good horror films are the ones that use the power of suggestion only?
"knows when to use restraint and suggestion"
the key word is when, 'tard.
An Inconvenient Truth is awesome.
It was horrific, but then again I don't know what I was expecting. Better than the first, although that was godawful.
The willy chopping bit was funny. But it was just too perverse to enjoy. Made me feel a bit empty inside. Lots of gore if that's what you're looking for, but as a film it was a load of shit. Annoying ending too.
'torture porn' films, so I can't really make an accurate comment, but they seem to me devoid of any merit.
Why do people want to see human beings being tortured in the most excruciating ways possible?
You could say that all horror movies delight in sadistic situations, but at least there is some suspense and restraint in those films.
If you want to make a comment with merit then i suggest you watch the thing before you slag it off or not. Until then, shut the fuck up.
a snuff movie but that doesn't mean I have to watch one to confirm that it is horrible.
Snuff movies (if they exist) are supposed to be real, Hostel and its like are a fictional product with actors and fake blood.
to distinguish between a snuff movie and a film like this says a lot.
Is there even a proper narrative in these kind of films?
but its just padding
just like Garfield, Harry Potter and Spiderman 3. If Hostel dont float your boat because its subject matter has zero appeal to you, fine, i dont have a problem with that - different strokes etc.
What i do have a problem with though, is you deciding that it has no artistic merit without having sat through it. I find it odd that you're asking me questions about 'proper narrative' - are you secretly curious to see it? if so, come back when you have and i'll start to take your criticisms seriously.
I've not seen it, but i bet it's utter shite.
Suck it up, and move on.
Ive never met you but i know id find you repulsive and stupid if i did.
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I've seen it, and apart from some pretty good camera work and stuff, there's nothing interesting going on artisically really. Eli Roth can talk about it being subversive and its portrayal of the ignorance of Americans and all that, but we all know that it's just shallow gore appeal that's making people watch it.
and got to the part where the first guy is tied up, slit achilles tendon etc, and it made me weep with fear (which I am not ashamed of!) and I had to turn it off. It was the most horrible thing I've ever seen, and I have no idea why anyone would want to watch that!! It is truly disgusting...
i think it doesnt go far enough. If this is the most horrible thing you've ever seen then all that tells me is that you obviously havent watched very many movies.
so if you don't watch many horror films you haven't watched many films.
Im saying there are movies out there with things in them far far worse than Hostel and their not necesarily horror films either.
But I want to.
I don't care what anyone thinks of it, I thought Hostel was great. I like gory films. And it did have a half decent plot.
The cinema I work in chose not to show Hostel Two. We got something called the Flying Scotsman instead. Probably just because it's a Scottish film...