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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.