When Ellen has only three days left, she gets the message while playing Scrabble with her friends: twice in a row, she pulls the letters "t-h-r-e-e-d-a-y-s" out of the bag, which are nine letters. The rules for Scrabble say you can only take a maximum of seven letters at once. See more »
I'm willing to do anything you want to make this relationship work, but first please - if it's okay please - untie me.
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I have to agree with the other reviewers that the movie was a send-up of The Shining, with lots of grass around instead of snow. The film had a kind of grainy, low budget feel to it, which I thought added to the element of creepiness quite a lot. It also had a bit of earthiness lacking in a lot of American films. Overall, I thought it was an enjoyable film.
I think that Secret Window may have borrowed a small element, in the form of the police officer. When Amanda Plummer visits the retired officer, she finds him painting and comments that it's not quite the thing you'd expect from a police officer. Mort Rainey finds the sheriff doing embroidery. Nifty, that.
A shame about the dog, though. Seven out of ten for being a good, solid, creepy film--even if it didn't have a huge amount of original material.
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