Wednesday, October 31, 2012

The Descent

Over the last few months, I've started catching up on all the movies I've missed since my boys were born.  After a slow first 15 minutes, The Descent is far and away the best of the horror movies I've watched.  Kind of like a female version of Predator, but played for relentless tension instead of laughs.  Or like Pitch Black, trading less charismatic leads for far better designed monsters.  It's a $2 rental at Amazon.  (Director Neil Marshall also directed the Blackwater episode of Game of Thrones.)  The posters for the film are very weak though, aside from this Japanese mini-poster:

Available at eBay.