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"The Hills Have Eyes" by Yojimbo

Yojimbo - wrote on 03/25/2012

A family driving through the desert in their mobile home are hijacked by a group of mutants living amongst the ruins of a nuclear test site. I hated the original version of this movie with a passion. It seemed to me to be a load of gratuitous ugliness aimed at voyeuristic sadists. I was willing to give this a go however because I was quite impressed with the remake of Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and generally try to keep an open mind (except where it comes to musicals of course.) On the plus side, it actually bothered to make the victims 3 dimensional characters, and they were in fact quite a likable, mildly dysfunctional bunch; pretty much like an ordinary family. It also avoids visual gimmickry, and the dreaded shaky cam, which I was thankful for. And it kept my attention til the end. On …

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