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A young woman studying the habits of webcam chat users from the apparent safety of her apartment witnesses a brutal murder online and is quickly immersed in a nightmare in which she and her loved ones are targeted for the same grisly fate as the first victim.Written by
The majority of the film takes place on computer screens, cell phone screens, and cameras for short terms. See more »
When we see the shot where we see the view from Elizabeth's computer and the hidden camera in her vent simultaneously, she raises her arms which blocks the vent from the web-cam's view. However, the laptop is still in full view from the hidden camera's point of view. It is revealed earlier in the movie that the laptop is using a built in web-cam. This means that if the web-cam cannot see the vent, the camera in the vent should not be able to see the laptop either. See more »
The very end of credits has "Talk to someone..." See more »
A young woman (Melanie Papalia, "Postal") studying the habits of webcam chat users from the apparent safety of her apartment witnesses a brutal murder online and is quickly immersed in a nightmare in which she and her loved ones are targeted for the same grisly fate as the first victim.
Although I have not used Chat Roulette, if this was accurate, most webcam users are looking to see people naked. That would not be the least bit surprising. And this provides for some funny moments, even if juvenile, such as the Richard Strauss penis.
The film has received mixed reviews, which seems about right. As frustrating as found footage is, there is still plenty of potential in new technology. Not many films have used webcams as a plot device, so this creativity deserves some recognition.
However, much of it is boring, and the horror aspects are really nothing special. Viewers may be reminded of Dario Argento's "Card Player", which is itself not a great film. This is much less artistic and not as satisfying.
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