Wednesday, 18 April 2012

The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

Attention, Wes Craven: Joss Whedon shows you how to make a successful postmodern horror film.

Clue: it's more of a comedy for horror film fans than a horror/slasher played straight.

Cabin sets up the horror film conventions, holds your hand and takes a step back to explain how the conventions work, gets all snarky and witty deconstructing the conventions before your eyes, and still tells a decently horrifying and hilarious story at the end.

Read my full review at Fridae, first published on 18 April 2012.

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