24 May 2015 | andrewcowley
Eastenders with crap ghosts
I read a couple of reviews, but I agree now with another reviewer that they MUST somehow be connected to the film! They MUST have seen another film, as this is not the film I watched! It's like a bad episode of Eastenders.
Unbelievable story line - Husband is in a coma, so wife decides buy a huge 600 year old farm to keep her pigs,(Really?) where there is a tree in the woods (By the way, the tree looked about 60 years old, if it was 600+ years old, I am sure it would have been bigger and wider. By the way, it is NOT the tree on the cover of the DVD. They couldn't even be bothered to find a decent tree, which is supposed to be central to the whole story!)
Very short "Kids around the campfire telling stories" set up to let you know that a "Wronged woman" was hanged for witchcraft, and has been killing kids ever since..
Then, usual run of the mill sequences of 'turn round and there's either no one there, or there is someone there, wide eyed, covered with blood and their tongues hanging out, with sudden loud crashing sound to try and make you jump...' Insidious did it so much better and creepier...
Very poor acting, poor clichéd supposed scary moments (I was expecting a cat to suddenly jump out and squeal ala Stephen King) it is that bad.
Dad in a coma, can presumably "see" what is going on at home, and after how many months, suddenly starts talking, saying, "Jake... House...Jake..." so the daughter calls the nurse, who tells her, "They can tend to speak quite a bit at this stage, but it's just a reaction from the nerves..." Really? Coma patients suddenly start talking, and it's a sign that they're getting WORSE!!??
I got this hoping to watch it with the family, we really tried to like it and watch it, but we turned it off after 45 minutes as it was THAT bad!