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Ryan M (us) wrote: * out of **** I'll never understand what IFC Films sees in half the films they help distribute; especially the films that are a part of their IFC Midnight sub-chain, which specializes mostly in horror movies or movies of a darker nature in general. Once in a while, they'll help get a pretty good or even great genre flick out there but that feels like merely once in a blue moon. Most of the time, they're either assisting Tom Six in spreading his cinematic hate-letters (and I don't even mind the "Human Centipede" pictures thus far) or releasing stinking piles of pure dog-shit like "Area 407"; a dull exercise in found footage that the makers and the distributers would probably like to believe is way more artsy and entertaining than it actually is. As it opens, we're introduced to a pair of sisters heading to their home of sunny LA, one of them an annoying brat who likes to play around with her sister's handheld camcorder. Once they've boarded the plane, the annoying sister starts filming everything and every passenger; including some poor middle-aged bald guy who both sisters believe is an alcoholic (so, yeah, not so nice to laugh at the guy's problems). When they're just about to reach their destination, the plane hits extreme turbulence and crashes in the middle of nowhere; certainly not Los Angeles. We assume that a lot of people die, but a lot of the crew also survives; including one of the flight attendants. Then we hear the combined sounds of human cries for help and animalistic roaring in the distance. For the longest time, these stupid characters won't stop bickering with one another. It's not too long before we learn that poor middle-aged bald guy is not very "poor" at all, at least not in the sense that I originally thought he might be. His attitude is certainly of no more or less that quality, I can tell you that. The group has to move whilst staying together in order to find shelter; since something is stalking them nearby in the darkness, and that something happens to be some sort of dinosaur (a raptor perhaps). Well, you can't say they've done everything with the found footage genre! The film offers up as little characterization as possible, and that is where it is most dreadful. We don't care for these people in spite of their dilemma, and even though the first fifteen minutes of the film are decent if not in an empty, soulless sort of way; the whole thing is mostly kind of joyless. I've seen the good, the bad, and the ugly of found footage; and you can guess where this one belongs. The film doesn't even make good use of its villain; instead resorting to techniques that we've seen so many times before and utilized much better. Plus, the dino effects are bad, so...yeah. And the explanation for their presence (the plane crashed in the titular area 407, kind of like Area 51), while not illogical, is even more disappointing. I find it insulting that just about any old idiot can buy a cheap camera and make a cheap movie. I miss the days of "Cannibal Holocaust" and "The Blair Witch Project" where the found footage was not a gimmick but a style; and an innovative one at that. "Area 407" has zero suspense, zero characterization, and zero entertainment value. It's boring, dumb, and genuinely unimaginative. Who thought it was a good idea to make this thing let alone give it a theatrical release? Why must the filmmakers lacking in all talent get noticed while the ones with actual skill sit in the corner, with their works unreleased? You could literally go to Youtube and find a found footage film or short film (like the "Marble Hornets" webseries) more worthy of attention and praise than this piece of crap. Avoid at all costs, for the taglines lie. "Area 407" is too lame for reality and too disturbingly bad for fiction.
Nate C (jp) wrote: Lacked resolution to all it pulled you through.
Serge L (jp) wrote: This is actually a remake of a french film idea of the 60s. A guy is slow mowing into a car crash and review all his life in a second. This is more slow and ghost-whispery but same idea. I found it nice and lovely exercise of a film. Could not guess where it was going, which was nowhere in particular!
Daniel G (jp) wrote: I'll admit that there were moments of this movie that completely just didn't do it for me, but the laughs that succeeded were good enough to warrant a positive review. I would have given it 3.25 stars if that was an option.
Jen M (br) wrote: I would've gave 5 stars if Lisa Raye got down..
Jenn T (au) wrote: That should just never happen. Emenem took that market right up.
ROY N (es) wrote: Low budget movie, carried only by Danny Aiello and seeing Angelina Joilee topless in the shower. It's a sleeper for me.
Paul J (kr) wrote: An unashamed rip-off of Halloween. The funniest part is during the extras, where we hear the director speak about how much he hated the film. Still, for video nasty collectors it certainly has its share of exploitation, both gore and nudity. In fact, for early 80s standards, the film is pretty darn gruesome. They even drive over and kill a small child. (Also, they kill a snake for real.) Undoubtedly, those are a couple of the reasons why the movie was initially banned.
Lyric B (mx) wrote: Sexploitation at its best. High school girls are mysteriously being murdered and a young virgin boy finds himself caught in the middle. This film had me rolling on the ground laughing. Roddy McDowall is hilarious as the bumbling principal. Rock Hudson is sexy, dangerous and probably the only one who looked good with the 70's porn mustache. Angie Dickinson is gorgeous and plays her character flawlessly (as always). This is a rare, but great dark comedy that is sure to keep you entertained. Download it right now!
Mickaw90 (fr) wrote: I watched the film because it was from Renny Harlin. And it was disappointment but quite entertaining. Not the best Harlin films but still average. He just need a good scripts.
Keith S (it) wrote: This action remake is a good vehicle for Dwayne Johnson. Very basic plot, relatively decent cast (mainly good villain casting) with the quick wrap up ending an action flick like this deserves. With a positive anti-drugs and gambling message and well timed comedic relief, this is a movie worth seeing.