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So if you have watched ghost movies over the last ten or so years, you basically know this film. It hits all of the major plot points, has a couple requisite twists and throws weird scares at you (it is based on a Korean film, you know). I expected all of this. I even expected one twist that I thought was revealed very early on. Even so, the ending still surprised me and I have to say that this film was classy in telling a familiar story. The truth is, there hasn't really been a genre-changing film in the ghost story genre for awhile now. The Uninvited is no different. So, what is important is not what is being told (as there's nothing new under the sun), but how it's told.
Here The Uninvited soars where a lot of recent ghost stories (Unborn, for example) have failed. The storytelling is far classier than it has any right to be, the script is well-written and convincing and the actors are terrific. Emily Browning, playing Anna, practically carries the weight of the film on her slender shoulders. With her forlorn and innocent gaze, you really start to feel for her increasingly desperate plight. Meanwhile, her sister is played perfectly by Arielle Kebbel who brings a sexy older sibling charm to the proceedings.Read more ›
Emily Browning played Anna impeccably. She totally captured all of the emotion, terror and fear that this young girl was experiencing throughout the entire movie. Elizabeth Banks, playing Rachael (the resident home wrecker) was also wonderful to watch because some of her lines and mannerisms were so outrageous and over-the-top (I loved the part when they had the fancy dinner engagement and she went off in the kitchen).
Some have described "The Uninvited" as a "horror" movie. As someone that has seen my fair share of horror I don't know how much it would fit into that category. The movie is certainly creepy, and very suspenseful and eventful, which had a lot to do with Emily Browning's character and Arielle Kebbel (as her sister Alex) who was also fantastic.
When I first watched this movie I didn't hate the Rachael character as much as I hated the father (David Strathairn). He just seemed so out of touch with his daughters and their own needs and was only thinking of himself. And perhaps to make the story flow a little more seamless the father was often missing in action which allowed the girls and Rachael to take over the burden of rounding out and shaping the plot. But after I watched this movie again I had a much different perspective, he seemed much more multifaceted and dimensional than I had first thought him to be.
"The Uninvited" is currently in rotation on Home Box so if you have a chance to watch it I certainly recommend it.Read more ›
This film is about a young woman named Anna (played wonderfully by Emily Browning), who returns home from a mental hospital after her suicide attempt following her mother's death in a boathouse fire while she was ill. She is greeted by her sister Alex (played by Arielle Kebbel), father who is a writer, and his new girlfriend Rachel (played by Elizabeth Banks) who was Anna's mother's nurse. Strange things come to Anna's mind as she adjusts to returning home, such as strange apparitions of her mother, as if trying to warn her of what's to come. This film has an intense surprise ending that one would not even guess till the very end.
The exquisite and intense camerawork, acting, beautiful and mysterious score, and plot that is similar to Hitchcock's Psycho makes this a thriller that I'll be watching for years to come.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
A good movie up until the ending. There was one imaginary character throughout the movie. Stupid.Published 3 days ago by james mulcock
This is a great Terror movie!!!!The plot is very interesting!!!!Recommended!!!!Published 24 days ago by Fluminense Rio
I am building a DVD collection from scratch and I remembered going to see it one year for my birthday. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Winnie Magill
I loved the the movie and I would recommend it for movie nightPublished 1 month ago by inspector5385
A wonderful Ghost story/ Supernatural thriller. Worth watching while making popcorn & having a movie night. Worth buying too. I really enjoyed this movie.Published 1 month ago by Jason Sturges