Jena Malone couldn't save this movie.
Quite frankly, I don't understand how anyone could pay to see this movie. Despite its relatively short run time, it felt like an eternity watching this movie. I must state that I haven't read the book, but I don't see how this flick could possibly do it justice. The dialog was terrifyingly awful (just about the only thing about this movie that can be described as terrifying). The acting was sub par, which is surprising because Jena Malone is pretty decent. The only redeeming quality of this movie was the interesting visual effects. The monster flowers, or whatever they are called, were hilarious, but other than that, I wouldn't even wait for it to be shown on cable TV.