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Chatroom (2010)

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5 teenagers are introduced to each other in a chatroom called "Chelsea Teens!", all with different personalities. But when one shows its darker side, it threatens the life of the others.

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William (as Aaron Johnson)
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Eva
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Jim
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Emily
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Mo
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Grace
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5 teenagers are introduced to each other in a chatroom called "Chelsea Teens!", all with different personalities. But when one shows its darker side, it threatens the life of the others.

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Control. Alter. Delete.

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for disturbing violent content, some sexual material and brief language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

While the film advertises "from the director of The Ring" director Hideo Nakata was, in fact, the director of the original Japanese film Ringu (1998) to which would inspire the American remake The Ring (2003) by American director Gore Verbinski. Nakata however would return to direct the American sequel The Ring Two (2005) See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
William: Now!
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Connections

References Bugsy Malone (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Ninth Symphony: Second Movement
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Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by the Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
Conducted by Bela Drahos
Licensed by kind permission Naxos Rights International Ltd
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A well decorated, but hollow shell.
2 May 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Horrible teens somehow get sucked in to doing horrible things by a floppy haired sulky cliché of the spoilt upper crust.

Past the original idea of portraying internet chat rooms as a physical space this movie has nothing new to offer. Every character is so one dimensional it's a joke. You have sulky emo kid angry at the world. The conservative political girl, the shy geek and the posh totty who hates being posh. This plays out more like a poorly written teen novel than a movie. I thought the manipulation of the other teens by the angry Emo was far too simple. Within one conversation he has the conservative character smearing feces all over her parents car.

I found it hard to relate to any of the characters because they had no depth. None of them felt real to me. I just hated them all. The only reason I kept watching was in the hope I'd see them all get their comeuppance.

The film is very nice to look at with some quite clever visual ideas for some of the chat rooms. Also the stop motion sections were quite a nice break from the whiny teens.

In the end all this movie really ended up being was a very heavy handed message of 'be careful who you talk to on the internet'. I just wanted to be entertained and not spoken to like a child.


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