BEWARE THE MOON REVIEWS
Oh boyyyyyyy, I had heard a lot about this film, and it pops up on a lot of lists I read. (My pastime is reading lists on horror films I should see, gets me very excited.). So, picture the scene, popped into my fave CEX one day, and there it was, sitting there, so I nabbed it, and am I glad I did? I would say so, yes. "A mother of two who inherits a house is confronted with murderous intruders on the first night in their new home and fights for her daughters' lives. Sixteen years later when the daughters reunite at the house, things get really strange."
I have to say, I am in the middle with this one. I had heard such great things about it, and it was a great film, and some moments are truly weird, but I was not blown away by it. It wasn't like Better Watch Out when I told everyone about it and just wanted someone to discuss it with. Wait, that's a lie - I would love someone to discuss this film with! I had to Google and YouTube it just to make sure I was right with what I thought the twist was. I was right, I think I missed out a full details, but I got the main idea of it.
The twist in Incident in a Ghostland kind makes the film to be fair. Before it's just a normal intruder film with the main character just surviving and getting on with life, normally by writing about it, as in this film, which is not awful, it just is nothing new I guess. The twist though, that I did not see coming at all, turns that whole thing on its head and it becomes a pretty dim film with some dirty, dirttyyyyyyy moments. Incident turns into a very bleak film, obviously, I am not going to say why, as no spoilers allowed here, but it is very clever and original in the way that it is literally split into two. The first part is one story, whereas the second part is a whole different ball game, one that genuinely made me pull that "I've just smelt something bad" bad. It's grim and naaaaasty. It's just a bit of a grimy film, and the characters are all a bit grim too, they are people you would not want to be friends with... Let's say that, nasty nasty people.
Incident in a Ghsotland is a film that I don't know where it sits with me. I enjoyed it, and I liked the twist, and I couldn't really picked out any parts of it I really hated, (apart from the sisters constant screaming...it runs through me like nails on a chalk board.), but it didn't get me excited, I don't feel I want to watch it again. I don't know whether that is because it is a bit grim or whether I just couldn't fully get into it. Maybe I'll re watch it at some point and I'll love it. Who knows. It's a good film but I just don't feel blown away...
Oh, and lots of ugly crying in this film. L-O-T-S.
Watching horror films since like 2003, when I could stand dead bodies..