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TOPIC: HUSH

HUSH 18 Apr 2016 10:16 #9518

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Hush, is a home invasion horror/thriller film that is available instantly on Netflix. A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home. There’s a logical loophole in the setup, of the type that’s almost inescapable in a movie like this surely a deaf-mute residing in the middle of nowhere would have a panic button, or some kind of alarm she could set off?, but once you get past that, HUSH plays fair and plausible as it tightens the screws and Maddie tries desperately to figure out how to either think or fight her way out of her predicament. The villain is not some invincible, unkillable bogeyman either, but a deranged, sadistic human being whose evidently well-honed killer instinct gives him a major advantage over Maddie. There’s a small, unsettling visual hint in one scene that he’s had quite a bit of practice, one of a number of well-considered details Flanagan and Siegel have sprinkled throughout their scenario. Confining themselves to one house and less than a handful of characters, they come up with fresh ways to exploit the location and situation for the full length of the taut under-90-minute running time, at least three-quarters of which necessarily proceeds sans dialogue. This is one of the best horror films I've seen in a long time. A definitely must see.
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HUSH 18 Apr 2016 12:13 #9521

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That is quite an interesting movie. Maybe i'll watch it later when I can.
Imagining that I am the deaf woman living alone in the secluded area, I would definitely be so panicked and scared to see a killer inside my house. For a movie with a few characters and a small isolated place to be appealing to viewers, it should have some quite amazing plot and story line to attract people. And not only that, actors should also be good enough to make the viewers to empathize with them.
One of movies with such characteristics I know is Saw 1. I once read online that that movie was created by two recently graduated students with low budget which was a big hit.
According to you it seems that these two movies have that in common. I hope I can watch it as soon as possible.
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