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Horror Story (2013)

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Seven youngsters decide to spend a night in an abandoned haunted hotel. What they mistook as merely rumors, dawns on them to be the truth as they realize they are not alone inside.

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Ayush Raina
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Karan Kundrra ... Neel (as Karan Kundra)
Nishant Malkani ... Achint (as Nishant)
Hasan Zaidi Hasan Zaidi ... Samrat (as Hasan Zaid)
Ravish Desai Ravish Desai ... Mangesh
Radhika Menon Radhika Menon ... Neena
Aparna Bajpai ... Maggie
Nandini Vaid Nandini Vaid ... Sonia
Sheetal Singh Sheetal Singh ... Maya
Bikramjeet Singh Bikramjeet Singh
Masood Akhtar
Neelima Shetthi Neelima Shetthi
Himanshi Himanshi
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Seven friends reunite to bid farewell to one of their friends.They choose a haunted location an hotel which was earlier and Asylum and got destroyed due to fire.The cause of which was never know the owner of the hotel also committed suicide where rumors stated the ghost pushed him to suicide.But the friends still enter the hotel a night which will change their lives forever. Written by alex.mjacko@gmail.com

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This movie is highly inspired from hollywood movie Grave Encounters 2011. See more »

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Welcome to The Grandiose... The hotel lived up to the name, the movie itself didn't...
15 December 2013 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

Director Ayush Raina tried a little bit too hard and failed in the attempt. For a horror movie then "Horror Story" was surprisingly shallow and devoid of anything particularly scary.

The story is about seven young people who hear the story of a business man who committed suicide at a reportedly haunted hotel by the name of The Grandiose. Being as carefree as young people are they decide to go to the hotel as a farewell to the departed. As they set foot inside the hotel, it quickly becomes clear that something is most definitely not right at the hotel, and there is something dark and evil roaming the long abandoned corridors.

I will say that the hotel itself was really nicely detailed, and had lots of interesting things to be seen, and the atmosphere was indeed one of the best aspects of the entire movie.

The dialogue in the movie was horribly scripted, and many times you sit there and think 'did they really just say that?' Most of the time the dialogue doesn't have a particularly natural flow to it and comes off as forced and artificial.

As for the acting, well, let's just say that some of the people were doing good enough jobs, while others had a tendency to over do it and put on a very theatrical act that was just uncalled for and just turned out to be too much.

The camera-work in "Horror Story" was actually quite good, and made the movie all the more enjoyable and watchable.

Oh, and before I forget, then I will also give praise to the music and sound score in the movie, because it was quite good. Lots of great atmospheric music here and great usage of sound effects.

For a horror movie, then "Horror Story" was frightfully devoid of anything particularly scary. Or perhaps I have just been watching too many horror movies, because I didn't find this movie the least bit scary or terrifying.

There are far better non-Western horror movies out there, especially from Japan, Korea and Thailand, which might be a better bet if you are looking for a good scare.


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