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In this English-language remake of a deconstruction in the way violence is portrayed in the media, a family settles into its vacation home, which happens to be the next stop for a pair of young, articulate, white-gloved serial killers on an excursion through the neighborhood. Written by
According to Naomi Watts, the only suggestion that Michael Haneke accepted from the actors was that Ann got undressed earlier that she did in the original movie. Haneke agreed with Watts that this would make Ann even more vulnerable. See more »
Throughout the movie Paul calls Peter "Tom", and Peter calls Paul "Jerry". These are references to the Tom & Jerry cartoons. They also refer to each other as 'Beavis' and 'Butthead', another cartoon reference. See more »
You have to admit, Ann... I'm being very generous here. You can prove to your pussy husband how much you love him.
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Not shocking or hard to watch. It's simply a rather mediocre attempt to shock the audience.
I didn't plan to watch this movie; in fact, when it was scheduled on HBO, I though it was the original version.
I decided to give it a chance mainly because I'm in lust with Naomi Watts and I think Tim Roth is a great actor.
When the events started to get form, I mean, when the two baby face criminals took the family as hostages, my expectations went down to the point that I asked "is this a joke?", "the movie is absurd, inept".
I mean, the acting is pretty good by Naomi and Tim, even the kid is a very good actor but the two villains were annoying and not believable. I mean, how could these two torture an entire family? Both kids just needed a kick in the balls and nothing more! The so-called torture was just hard to believe and it even felt awkward. The violence is not graphic at all and most of the situations are just boring. The direction in my opinion tried to look very artsy or clever but it just got on my nerves because in many scenes most of the tension was "on hold" because the camera just didn't show anything.
The cinematography is actually pretty good; it's bright and at some points gives the sad vibe when things get ugly.
The message of the movie is very clear and that's where the movie triumphs.
I could only recommend it for fans of the new wave of torture-crime cinema. Otherwise, please avoid it. And I love Naomi Watts!
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