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On 11/5/17 8:39 PM, william ahearn wrote:
> On Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 1:11:35 PM UTC-5, 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.
> Well produced hokum chatfest.

Please, the grown ups are talking.