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The Forest

The Forest

DVD • January 8, 2016  • 1h 35m • R • Budget $10M • Box Office $37,608,299
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Set in the Aokigahara Forest, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives. Against this backdrop, a young American woman comes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared.
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The Forest | THE FOREST - Theatrical Trailer - In Theaters January 8, 2016
   
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Other Titles: JUKAI
Sub Genres: japan, forest
Release Date: Theatre US 01/08/2016, DVD 04/12/2016
Country: US
Box Office: $26,594,261 (Domestic) + $11,014,038 (Foreign) = $37,608,299 (Worldwide)
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Story: 8  Visuals: 9  Sound: 9  Character: 8  Enjoyment: 9

I initially picked up The Forest for the simple reason that Eoin Macken is in it. For the record, don’t do that. His role here isn’t that big, and while I liked his character, the writing here simply did not do justice to his immense skill as an actor. Having said that, I very much do not regret watching this movie. It’s an unexpected horror/thriller that refuses to fall into any of your typical genre niches neatly. There’s an Asian horror feel to it that goes beyond just the setting, but it’s not strictly an Asian horror film. Nor is it your typical jump-scare, blood and gore fest that so... read more

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Story: 9  Visuals: 9  Sound: 9  Character: 8  Enjoyment: 10

An Atmospheric Experience

'The Forest' Is not a typical Horror movie taking some of the best aspects of Horror without over playing them to create a well balanced and 'maddening' experience. You are given a good build into the story with plenty of background fill-in before the suspense even begins. There is such a twist to this story that it can make your head spin!(read spoiler area *after* your first sitting to see if your on the right track)

Dark but Clear

Visuals are great in this movie, it has a 'Blare Witch' kind of feel at times but with out a... read more

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