BEWARE THE MOON REVIEWS
Kind of fun little story involving this movie and my life. This movie has popped up so damn often in my life! It was on Netflix for ages, then it was on TV and then without realising, I bought it in CEX... It was meant to be. "A crew of coal miners becomes trapped 600 feet below ground after a disastrous collapse. As the air grows more toxic and time runs out, they slowly descend into madness and begin to turn on one another."
Oh god, people are going to hate me for saying this next part, but I can't lie; I liked this and I liked it more than The Descent! Shocking. I mention The Descent as it is a similar storyline and follows similar ideas, but unlike The Descent, I actually liked this film, a fair bit actually.
I watched this with my dad, and Sam goes down to watch her and join her dad on his last day at work - I said to my dad, outright, if he worked as a minor, I would wait for him at the top where the ground is... Sam should have done this... She's being a nice daughter and going back to her hometown and spending time with her dad on a great day for him, if they weren't in a horror film, this would have had a happy ending...
Trying not to be biased as not a lot of films scare me, but Beneath isn't the scariest film of all time. The ghostly faces that are seen are good though, very good, and the tension is held pretty damn well - it does help that it is set in some dark tunnels but still, it takes skill to make tension in any situation. I adored the faces that were seen when whatever is down there, shows its face, they are great, very similar to ones you tend to get in flashbacks in films, but great news - they aren't in flashbacks here! The faces are shown for a good amount of time and you get the full effect.
Some of the deaths in this film are also spot on - spot on. One especially jumps into mind, a terrible 'accident' involving some form of massive machine that is used to pull coal out of the walls... I'll leave you with that image on this Saturday afternoon.
Beneath isn't actually as bad as you would expect it to be, dad said it was "alright", but I would say it was better than that, for being an unknown film, it's not bad! I preferred it to the Descent and I don't feel bad saying that at all... I would watch this again, maybe in a few years or so. That's it! Instead of doing 'thumbs up' showing how good a film is, I'll do if I'll watch it again.
Watching horror films since like 2003, when I could stand dead bodies..