THE CABIN MOVIE is a darkly comic look at the nature of desire, the challenge of monogamy, and the definition of sexuality when a group of friends travel to a secluded cabin in an attempt to revitalize their lives through bizarre games of sexual dysfunction. Katherine, an unemployed housewife who hasn't had sex in a year is intent on getting some with or without her repressed husband Mark's involvement. Jason, a happy-go-lucky cool guy, has shown up without his long-term girlfriend, but with Ginny, a bisexual party girl he met the previous weekend. Ken and Maria, a stable common-law couple, are caught in the middle somewhere between discovery and sexual panic as they try to keep things on track while wrestling with issues of their own. By the end of the night, all their relationships will be called into question and pushed to the breaking point. Written by
The Cabin Movie is certainly not the worst movie you'll ever see, but this is a movie that I found extremely hard to like, and I was severely disappointed as the story sounded extremely promising. A couple invites two other couples over for a little partner swapping / sexual game thing going on. It's gonna be videotaped! And it's going to be fun! Only one of the couples swaps his female companion for a last minute replacement of an absolute floozy and the other couple are still debating on whether or not this is such a great idea. Now, this sounds like it could be a sexy comedic flick, but the whole thing is immediately deflated by the totally unlikable characters that populate this movie. I am sure it's not the actors fault, they're just there, but more of a scripting fault then anything else. You're in with them as the movie starts but by the end you feel you've ended up wishing that you were somewhere else as the characters haven't really grown, but sort of humiliated themselves, and that leaves the audience to move uncomfortably in their seat waiting for the movie to end.
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