Coffin Rock

Relive the horror of Frightfest 2009
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Post by Alex J » Fri Sep 04, 2009 1:37 pm

Solid, but not particularly remarkable stalker thriller. Possibly didn't help that I kept thinking the "heroine" had brought this all on herself. 7.5 / 10
No tears, please. It's a waste of good suffering.

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Post by odishon » Sun Sep 06, 2009 4:13 pm

A throw back to the days of Fatal Attraction.

Quite enjoyed it but wanted it to be nastier. As it was it felt very mainstream.

Lead actor was great though.

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Post by AndyJWS » Tue Sep 08, 2009 9:32 pm

One of the films I liked least of the festival, though I can see why some liked it - infidelity is a bit of a trigger point for me, which contributed alot.

Was well acted, but when the character that's most sympathetic is the one initially set up as a stalker... no sympathy particularly for the heroine-of-sorts who doubled as both emotionally cruel to her husband as well as unfaithful! The test results element was hugely predictable in a convenient sort of way too.

One bit that made me uncomfortable was the thrown-in inclusion of her telling him to stop - which he ignored - which was then forgotten for the rest of the film...

For me, wound up being a kind of Crimewatch version of a Jeremy Kyle episode...
"There is no Good, there is no Evil... There is only flesh..."

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Post by Jim Fear » Wed Sep 09, 2009 12:35 pm

Whilst Coffin Rock was well made and well acted, it never really grabbed my attention enough for me to care one way or another. Still, glad I saw it though as chances are I never would have seen it anywhere else.

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Coffin Rock

Post by daveroughcut » Sat Sep 04, 2010 8:49 pm

I've just watched this and thought it was complete balls. Another 2009 stinker.

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