The scares and the shocks work very well with the twists of the plot, which are within the boundaries of conventional genre fare but are pulled off with panache and some not-displeasing variation. Training his sights specifically on the schlocky, glorious filmography of Italian horror forefather Lucio Fulci, Geoghegan evinces a patience and refined traditionalism refreshingly out of vogue. It revolves around a couple who had lost their only child in a car crash. That rope sags looser with dialogue heavy on expository musings and acting tripping a step here and there. Paul thinks that it will be easier to recover for Anne, as losing her son has made her go into deep sorrow. There is a definite level of absurdity to We Are Still Here that is unavoidable and is certainly reminiscent of 80s B horror.
Paul and Anne retreat to their upstairs bedroom while townspeople begin surrounding and invading the house. The plot twist something that seems to be necessary nowadays even though it has the potential to ruin a good movie is very predictable. Dave confronts Paul and Annie at gunpoint. This story actually sets in the 70s. Obviously the reason behind the house is occupied by the dark forces was disclosed, but like any horror film it had waited until the third act to do so.
What happens next digs up a centuries-old secret that the locals kept contained in the house, until that secret became reborn in blood as a deadly threat to the Sacchettis, to the house, and to the entire town. We Are Still Here is an interesting movie that will likely please fans of Insidious and Evil Dead alike. The ending was something to really get excited about. The ghosts were definitely scary enough, and the film certainly felt like a time piece. Being someone who is very open minded about horror films I must be one of the rare who believe The Blair Witch Project is still something of absolute brilliance , I expected this movie to really shake it up and wow me. Even relative to The Guest and House of the Devil, We Are Still Here harbors no preoccupation with modernity.
Plot In 1979, Anne and Paul decided to shift to a new home after the death of their child Bobby. Not a horror film of the year yet it narrates a quite interesting story in a simple manner. Anne and Paul are then guided to the basement by a vision of their son Bobby. But Really enjoyed this little gem. Strange things start happening in the house and Anne believes it is the ghost of her son. You'll likely forget about it in years to come, but you won't have wasted time watching it.
Like It Follows, this one also had a retro feel to it. But the grieving couple unknowingly becomes the prey of a family of vengeful spirits that reside in their new home, and before long they discover that the After their teenage son is killed in a car crash, Paul Andrew Sensenig and Anne Barbara Crampton move to the quiet New England countryside to try to start a new life for themselves. Though it has things going for it , like a decent story and look and feel, I honestly just could not get into this movie. That is all I will say about that part of the story. An electrician named Joe is badly burned when a charred figure attacks him in the cellar. Actually if some of the cast weren't so recognizable, you would forget that this is a recent film, and think that you ran across good old horror from way back when! But so are a lot of other extremely unfriendly beings.
All of which, or, okay, several of which, are just fine. A film set clearly in the early 80's and the cinematography shows. Though it has things going for it , like a decent story and look and feel, I honestly just could not get into this movie. Lassander, overcome with anger, and at that point makes Jacob murder himself. Despite the sense of foreboding, Anne and Paul settle in. The effects used for the ghosts are quite good, but at the end the story is not really explained.
Instead, he relies on a series of old newspaper headlines over the closing credits to fill in the blanks. Reviews --- This is my review of the movie and not an upload of the movie in its entirety. May tries to escape, but Dave McCabe greets her at the front door by shooting her in the head with his shotgun. It revolves around a couple who had lost their only child in a car crash. Jacob eventually manages to convince a reluctant Paul to hold a seance with him while their wives are out.
CrypticRock gives this film 5 out of 5 stars. However, not long into the movie, the film turns from mundane to magnificent. Harry Lewis arrives at the house with his girlfriend Daniella while the others are away. Like I said it was not trying to be a very clever, but filled with predictable stuffs. They discover the dark secret behind their new house. While dying on her kitchen floor from a stab wound, Cat McCabe calls Anne with another warning.