Also other examples of topless females, naked male behinds, and strong innuendo. A male and female stop when they see his body. These stories are unique, scary, bizarre, and in some instances just flat out gruesome — a horror cocktail! The overall film consists of this linking film and five other stories, each with a different director and different casts — with slight overlapping of actors. Directing talent this time around includes Gareth Evans The Raid: Redemption , Jason Eisner Hobo With a Shotgun , Eduardo Sánchez Blair Witch Project , Adam Wingard You're Next - along with a few helping hands. The arrival of the aliens brings some fearful moments, but more than the other segments, this one suffers from hard to see handheld camerawork during the intense action sequences. One of the most exciting things about this franchise is the sheer amount of potential. In many instances a sequel will actually outperform the original and that is why it is worth given them a shot.
And even then, as the barely visible aliens advance toward the camera, the technique induces queasy panic. The film received mixed reviews and many found that the stories were scattered and did not have enough explanation behind them to grasp properly. Mostly due to how graphic it is. The cyclist hears strange noises in the distance and sees zombies approaching. The dog is sent into the living room where one of the boys is masturbating to a porno while his friends sleep in sleeping bags. What does the movie have to say about this subject? Then filmmakers from Italy, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, and Spain crept in. Suddenly, the loud noise returns and the lights go out.
This is one of those films you'll either like, or won't. The extraterrestrial home invasion happens when their punk-cam happens to be attached to the family dog. If your answer was no, the good news for you is that this is an all new directorial team to give you first person insanity. It is also the bar that subsequent shorts in this ongoing anthology series will have to meet if they even hope to be as memorable. Firmly demanding my attention, the opening segment set the tone and pulled me in for the remaining tales of video trauma. It comes as no surprise that a sequel has already come out less than a year later after the success of. Blaring sounds, bright lights, and traditional grey aliens make for one hell of a scary trip…all from the perspective of a camera attached to a little dog.
Using cameras to capture their acts of tomfoolery, the young ones are visited by vicious extraterrestrials. And, unlike many horror anthologies, the quality is consistent. An arm is broken, with bone protruding. As Larry searches the house, Ayesha begins to watch the video cassettes. But whatever interplanetary species these creatures belong to, they feel the need to announce their presence with a horn that could drown out an atom bomb explosion.
Former deaf girl Clarissa has an implant that allows her to hear the ghosts that Wingard sees. The children are each given a cup of liquid to drink. This limited release stuff doesn't do this film justice. A group of friends ventures into the woods, where a bizarre killer is known to have struck. One can only hope that the improved quality of the sequel is taken as a sign by other skilled filmmakers, so that we continue to see better and better talent contributing to the almost certain to be made future installments. Romero, two of the greatest and most consistently reliable heavyweights that the genre has ever seen. The key, though, is adoring the on-the-cusp-of-teenagedom kids wreaking havoc on an older sister with their parents gone.
The short films this time include the story of a man whose cybernetic eye allows him to see the dead; an extreme biking enthusiast whose wilderness adventure is interrupted by the onslaught of a zombie apocalypse; the story of a documentary crew that investigates a strange Indonesian cult and finds something more horrific than they could've imagined; and a slumber party that goes terribly wrong when malevolent aliens show up looking for fresh abduction victims. The injured woman turns undead and attacks the cyclist. Scary ghosts appear in another segment, and aliens attack in the final segment. Despite having recovered one of the five very important senses, he seems to have gained a sixth, now being able to see ghosts of the dead who are menacingly haunting him. Trouble is, all the creative gymnastics have resulted in the horror movie equivalent of a wimp who relies on steroids to lend him a fearsome appearance while his eyes still tell the truth.
In the midst of his forestry adventure, he comes across a distressed woman, stained in blood and desperate for help. In the aftermath, the cyclist zombie accidentally butt dials his girlfriend Amy and appears to have a moment of recognition upon hearing her voice. The proceedings begin with the wrap around story of a private investigator looking for a missing young adult, who with his female partner check up on a lead. Since it's such a muddle, I don't understand how any of them hope to stand out. When a bell sounds, Father makes an announcement over the loudspeaker that the time has come to journey to the Promised Land.
The interview with Father is interrupted when Malik returns to the equipment van for a spare camera battery. No force on Earth could compel me to go back and see it again. Naturally, the big thing with anthologies is that certain shorts are better than others, which was a relevant criticism for the first film. Each tape has horrific contents inside which lead them to the dark motives regarding the disappearance. Our main eye jerks back to some semblance of life, eventually becoming part of a horde and revealing affecting remnants of humanity within. She enjoys a variety of genres and doesn't mind diving into the obscure and disturbing corners of the film arena. With most horror flicks nowadays being a disappointing blend of ghost stories and overly obvious slasher films, it gets more and more difficult to find a rare gem to add to the collection.
This one was a step-up, and didn't know that was possible because 1 was so good. The directors and producers seem to refuse to hold back which is why this movie is a keeper. The wraparound sequence is nothing to write home about. There's also some nudity breasts, bottoms , sex, and heavy innuendo. Johnny returns to life as a zombie, as do the children. In this genre we are given low-quality home video footage, usually underlit, lacking in pacing and intentionally hard to comprehend. Only the extreme gore, which has a tendency to slowly and sickeningly increase over time, could be a drawback for true horror fans.
The segment, filmed entirely from the eye-cam, feels like a leftover from the first film. You get some cheap jump scares in the start but later stories are tense and leave you gripping your chair and freaking out a bit. As deservedly beloved as the film is, one potential drawback to its intentional design is that its five separate stories are voiced by the same writer and director. The more minds at work brought fresh concepts to the table and took things to another level in the franchise. Their aimless and fevered pawing at abduction targets gives Alpha Centaurians a bad name when it comes to staying in the shadows. Covered in blood, Father leads the women carrying Lena to another room.