The Quiet Ones (2014)

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The Quiet Ones (2014)
  • Time: 98 min
  • Genre: Horror
  • Director: John Pogue
  • Cast: Jared Harris, Sam Claflin, Laurie Calvert

Storyline:

A university student and some classmates are recruited to carry out a private experiment — to create a poltergeist. Their subject: an alluring, but dangerously disturbed young woman. Their quest: to explore the dark energy that her damaged psyche might manifest. As the experiment unravels along with their sanity, the rogue PHD students, led by their determined professor, are soon confronted with a terrifying reality: they have triggered an unspeakable force with a power beyond all explanation.

One review

  • Don’t waste your time on this one. Ok, there were a few good things like the music or some good effects, but unfortunately, for this “inspired from actual events” story, it is so incredibly boring, I cannot recommend it to anyone. The characters are well written enough, but there’s nothing in the movie that made me feel attached to them or care what happened to them at all. The sequence of events made them look like typical horror movie caricatures, and nothing more. Furthermore, there are parts of the story, which are meant to be scary, that just don’t make sense; so what hits you as unfolding, just fades away. I don’t even know what was going on in the movie, but not for a lack of paying attention. But because the insinuations bounced around. Instead of being on the edge of your seat like in “The Conjuring” or “Insidious” I got out of my seat many times hoping it would end…

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