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Australia does its best to mimic the slasher/Saw genre with this mishmash of different horror ideas.
Six of the most obnoxious teenagers in the country get abducted and locked in boxes. Sadly, their friend (who is named after a type of cheese, I believe) has to rescue them. By this point I was kind of hoping she'd just go home to bed and the film would end there and then.
Somewhere among the film is the spark of something quite good, but never really utilised to its full potential. The film exploits modern technology, i.e. Bluetooth, iphones, web-streaming, wifi and then generally shows how they can be perverted into tools for the gross satisfaction of others.
It's all not a bad idea, it's just most people won't really care about the 'victims,' plus it requires quite a few leaps of faith to believe that the police force of Australia consists of more than one rough-and-ready officer, plus his overweight call centre operator and deputy (who throws up at the first sign of anything vaguely creepy).
It's a nice try, but ultimately a missed opportunity. It leaves you thinking that all teenagers who get their kicks out of breaking into other peoples houses and filming their parties to show off to their peers deserve to be locked in boxes and burnt to death.
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