Based on a novel, directed by and starring people who do film things for a living and still manages to be screamingly piss-terrible.
Particular mention goes to Connie Nielson whose attempt at an upper class English accent is delivered in the style of someone who is still under heavy sedation after particularly invasive dental surgery. Truly terrible.
However, from a hilarity point of view, Miss Nielson kinda makes it worth a watch.
.A chap wakes up to
find his wife has disappeared. He receives a recorded message telling him what
he must do if he wants to see the ol' trouble 'n' strife again.
And so he begins his
quest to find her.
I can't say too much
about this as the entire plot balances on a twist that is both an entire
warehouse of nonsense, but also kinda excellent. We both assumed it'd be
something very different right up until the big reveal.
Yes, definitely a
great twist but you not only have to suspend disbelief you have to place it in
a lead box and throw it into a lake to accept it.
When the film
finished we said "That was somehow really good and totally bollocks at the
.A low budget Brit
spooker about a pair of paranormal investigators (one a psychic/medium
believer, the other a sciencey sceptic) who are offered an arseload of wedge to
stay in a haunted house for a few days and try and explain the long list of
eerie mishaps that have occurred in the place to the various owners over the
It's a bit ropey, the
pacing's slack, some of the dialogue is weak and it shows it's lack of budget,
however it has some good moments, the performances are mostly OK, Paul Flannery
is especially entertaining as the psychic, and some of the effects are fun and
I've seen much worse that cost a lot more.