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The Cradle (2007)

 |  Horror, Thriller  |  31 July 2007 (USA)
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When Frank and Julie move to a small isolated town with their son Sam, both Julie and Sam become ill. Driven by terrifying nightmares of torture that come true Frank begs a local midwife Helen to care for Sam as he desperately searches for a way to stop this curse on his family. When he discovers they are being tortured by the vengeful spirit of a child that was buried alive years earlier, Frank is pushed to the brink of madness as he tries to stop the ghost and save his dying family. Written by Bill Cunningham

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Puts the 'lull' in Lullabye!
6 August 2007 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This is a terribly S-L-O-W film, two thirds of the way in and very little had happened. There's a nice air of mystery about the film, it's terribly dark and has the usual scary jumps which all add to the overall effect but ultimately the story just seemed to drag, it was so mind numbingly slow. The acting was unremarkable and the dialogue was extremely quiet. No need for a cradle, Lukas Haas' dreadfully monotone voice was enough to send me to sleep. I can't recall the number of times in this film he called out his wife's name "Julie!". (I'd answer this question myself but that would mean watching the film over again and once was enough). An extremely slow film that lacked any thrill whatsoever. Cradles may rock - alas, this movie doesn't!!


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