Rogue River

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Rogue River

Post by jonbly » Fri Aug 26, 2011 9:40 pm

7/10 - feels like we've seen this too often, too recently. But that said, pretty well made and acted. The tension-building sound effects started to get pretty annoying by the end.

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Re: Rogue River

Post by boxman1980 » Sat Aug 27, 2011 2:15 am

Eased us into the day with a pair of nutters who were trying to copycat The Loved Ones in their own strange way, and not as successfully. I thought pouring boiling water down your neck would have hurt more than that, and left a scalding wound. Aparently not. 6/10 :?
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Re: Rogue River

Post by xBIGJOEx » Tue Aug 30, 2011 10:17 am

i dug this
really well acted especially by the "odd couple"
thought the end scene was a bit OTT

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Re: Rogue River

Post by TheDukeAbides » Tue Aug 30, 2011 4:05 pm

Boring dross.

Made me wish I'd watched 'The Man Who Saw FrankenStein Cry'.

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Re: Rogue River

Post by Alex J » Tue Aug 30, 2011 8:22 pm

Reminiscent of 'Frontiers', this is a strong entry in the wilderness captive sub-genre. Some good twists and solid acting by Page and Moseley enhanced the impact this film made on me. However, some silly decisions by the characters and the very familiar overarching storyline prevent the film from scoring more highly. 7.5 / 10
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Post by Maniacal » Tue Aug 30, 2011 8:24 pm

Poor Bill Moseley, he's type casted so bloody much! He was rather humourous in this film, other than that it was terrible.
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Re: Rogue River

Post by morralex » Tue Aug 30, 2011 8:26 pm

Maniacal wrote:Poor Bill Moseley, he's type casted so bloody much! He was rather humourous in this film, other than that it was terrible.

couldn't agree more. cinematic abomination.
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Re: Rogue River

Post by Reanimator » Wed Aug 31, 2011 1:07 pm

I quite enjoyed this more than I had expected - not very original but well done overall

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Re: Rogue River

Post by lupogirl » Wed Aug 31, 2011 1:14 pm

Thought it was nicely paced film. Really liked the surrounding forest. Thought it was bit strange when the girl was in the basement did not investigate the other voice she heard.
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Post by streetrw » Wed Aug 31, 2011 4:32 pm

It's alright, but nothing marvellous.

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Re: Rogue River

Post by Wolfshade » Wed Aug 31, 2011 4:59 pm

Maniacal wrote:Poor Bill Moseley, he's type casted so bloody much! He was rather humourous in this film, other than that it was terrible.
Indeed, he needs to stop getting described as a "cult horror legend", or he'll always be cast as the derranged psychopath in B-movie tripe like this. Looks like The Devils Rejects was a flash in the pan for him, pretty much everything else he's done is utter cack.

Anyway, this was like a few other FF movies we've had recently, namely Mum & Dad and The Loved Ones, just nowhere near as good as either of them. Seen it before and seen it done far better.

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Re: Rogue River

Post by DavieT » Wed Aug 31, 2011 10:01 pm

Wolfshade wrote:
Maniacal wrote: Anyway, this was like a few other FF movies we've had recently, namely Mum & Dad and The Loved Ones, just nowhere near as good as either of them. Seen it before and seen it done far better.
Yup you just summed it up for me - moral of this tale never talk to strange men whilst attempting to scatter Dads ashes by a deserted river in the ass-end of nowhere

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Re: Rogue River

Post by itchysore » Thu Sep 01, 2011 11:33 am

Competently made but old hat now. And as other have put, much better examples already around.

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Rogue River

Post by daveroughcut » Thu Sep 01, 2011 1:16 pm

Better than it should have been and quite enjoyable but falls to
pieces when you sit and think about it. I liked that it was a nice clean house and not a TCM shite hole for once.

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Re: Rogue River

Post by Porkboy » Thu Sep 01, 2011 11:04 pm

Seen it before, seen it better. Contrived and annoying, all at the same time.
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