Subject: Re: THE QUIET ONES (no spoilers)
On 11/5/2017 12:11 PM, moviePig wrote:
> In 1974, it would appear that an experiment was begun at Oxford
> University. Its objective was to prove that supernatural events
> surrounding a young mental patient were, in fact, "merely" paranormal
> ones. As a horror-movie premise, this already concedes the usual battle
> between the real and the unreal ...nominally qualifying the movie more
> as fantasy than as horror. Still, THE QUIET ONES is indeed horror,
> which you'll know because you've seen it all before. Though the story
> seems based on enough research that the filmmakers, including the
> estimable Jared Harris, take it all quite seriously, the horror-fan may
> well wish for more style and less substance. Minimally recommended.
A great movie that was extremely well executed.