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Old 05-10-2005, 06:23 PM
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The Haunting

Anyone seen the original Haunting? I might check it out on TCM.
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Old 05-10-2005, 06:55 PM
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One of the best freakin' horror movies I ever did see. A real classic!
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Old 05-10-2005, 07:14 PM
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just watched my laserdisc of it a couple of weeks ago.
Wouldnt say it's one of my faves ... as i said after i saw it i found the characters a bit to simplistic (except for the dark haired gal)

I appreciate the way the fear was created by things implied .. and noises .. as opposed to FX ... but it really didnt grab me too much.

still glad i saw it though ..
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Old 05-10-2005, 07:39 PM
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One of the greatest Ghost stories ever. Skip the remake and go right to the original.
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Old 05-10-2005, 10:21 PM
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The remake is horrible. But the original is one of the best horror movies ever made, in my opinion. I like how faithful it stayed to the original story and I like that the scares were really subtle and creepy. It is a very psychological film, so much of it relies on what we don't see.
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Old 05-10-2005, 11:47 PM
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the consensus is very good film
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Old 05-11-2005, 12:16 AM
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I have this dvd.....I don't know if I'd say it's one of the best of all time but it's damn good that's for sure.
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Old 05-11-2005, 04:29 AM
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Alright sweet, thanks guys. I'll check it out, then.
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Old 05-16-2005, 01:53 AM
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I have to admit that there is two few horror movies out there that has the ability to scare me, but at this The Haunting succeded. a real classic and a scary and unsettling movie. And you can't help but feel satisfied with the ending.
A movie that really does do justice to Shirley Jackson's novel.

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Old 06-14-2005, 01:11 PM
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absolutely brilliant

this is without a doubt one of the greats in horror.
just the simple techniques,the way they toy with you.like letting there be a long suspended silence with the woman coming straight in front of the camera,and the woman runninng from behind the tree at the end,its just perfect.
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