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Don't Go in the Woods (2010)

Not Rated | | Horror, Musical | 16 April 2010 (USA)
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A young band heads to the woods in order to focus on writing new songs. Hoping to emerge with new music that will score them their big break, they instead find themselves in the middle of a nightmare beyond comprehension.

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Vincent D'Onofrio

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Sam Bisbee (screenplay), Vincent D'Onofrio (story) | 1 more credit »

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Credited cast:
Cassandra Lee Walker Cassandra Lee Walker ... Ashley (as Cassandra Walker)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bo Boddie ... Carson
Eric Bogosian ... Executive
Gwynn Galitzer Gwynn Galitzer ... Felicity
Jorgen Jorgensen Jorgen Jorgensen ... Carlo
Tim Lajcik ... Creature
Soomin Lee Soomin Lee ... Johnny
Kate O'Malley Kate O'Malley ... Callie
Matt Sbeglia Matt Sbeglia ... Nick
Casey Smith Casey Smith ... Anton
Nick Thorp Nick Thorp ... Robbie
Ali Tobia Ali Tobia ... Melinda
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A young band heads to the woods in order to focus on writing new songs. Hoping to emerge with new music that will score them their big break, they instead find themselves in the middle of a nightmare beyond comprehension.

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Making a hit can be a killer.

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Horror | Musical

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Filmed in Woodstock New York on land owned by Director Vincent D'onofrio . See more »

Goofs

Appearing during the second part of the song "I'm glad I'm Blind", when the bass player Robbie (Nick Thorp) is standing. Robbies' guitar is shown alternatively in front of Nick (Matt Sbeglia)'s head, then behind. Two takes of this song with a different physical arrangement on set seem to have been edited together, resulting in this odd effect. See more »

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References Every Which Way but Loose (1978) See more »

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Aggravatingly Horrible

Before I say anything about the movie, I want readers to know that I love horror movies, and the idea of a horror/musical to me sounds like it could be awesome. I thoroughly enjoy horror movies of all kinds, especially the really bad ones that just make you laugh.

Don't Go in the Woods is a total disgrace to horror film. I've seen hundreds of horror films, and I seriously cannot remember the last time I was this irritated by a one. This movie has absolutely no redeeming qualities. From square one you're forced to endure crappy songs over and over and over and over again. Fine, I get the whole "band in the woods trying to get inspired" thing, but it seems like the director for some reason needed every single insignificant "actor" in the film to get a solo song performance, which just makes no sense to me at all. Another thing is that the music gets more and more irritating as the movie goes along. Just when you think you're free from the terrible music, and you might actually get some horror or gore, another cheese-ball "I'm so sad" song that's even worse than the last starts right up again. At some point I couldn't hold myself back from fast forwarding through them, which was about when I realized just how much of this movie is occupied by bad music. Some of the songs are even repeated by different characters in the movie, making them even more frustratingly bad.

It's really beyond me how anyone could positively review this piece of work. Fine if you like the idea of a horror/musical, and fine if you think it's "original", but the aggravatingly repetitive songs, the too-little-too-late killings, the fragmented straw-man plot, the absolute lack of suspense, the terrible acting, and most of all the HORRIBLE score make this movie a 0/10 in my book.

I hardly ever write reviews on here, but if even one person reads this review and decides against watching this movie, then at least I've saved one soul. Movies like this are like land mines waiting to be stepped on so they can reveal just how bad a movie can get.

I URGE readers to just leave this one alone. It's terrible, and NOT the good kind of terrible. It's not funny, or clever, or really anything but obnoxious.


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Language:

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Release Date:

16 April 2010 (USA) See more »

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