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Atrocious (2010): Truth in Advertising

Atrocious (Fernando Barreda Luna, 2010)


photo credit: IMDB

The only better title for this movie would have been “Unoriginal.”

Completely generic shakycam feature about a family who heads off to inhabit the ancestral pile, which is surrounded by woods in which a legendary ghost supposedly will guide lost travelers out. When they get there, they find out that maybe the ghost isn’t quite so helpful as the legend would have it… in other words, this is a movie you have seen any number of times before, and you probably liked it a lot better the last dozen times you saw it. * ½  

About Robert "Goat" Beveridge

Media critic (amateur, semi-pro, and for one brief shining moment in 2000 pro) since 1986. Guy behind noise/powerelectronics band XTerminal (after many small stints in jazz, rock, and metal bands). Known for being tactless but honest.

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