The New Daughter details
|Formats:||12 DVD, 15 Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Kevin Costner, Ivana Baquero, Gattlin Griffith, Samantha Mathis, Noah Taylor, Erik Palladino, Margaret Anne Florence, James Gammon, Gary Entin, Edmund Entin|
|Studio:||ENTERTAINMENT IN VIDEO|
|Collections:||October - Horror/Thriller|
The New Daughter
|Run time:||1 hour 48 minutes|
|Rental release:||17 Oct 2011|
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Such a shameBy jimlad (14 reviews) from Bradford , 18 Oct 2011
[Highly rated reviewer]Child actors in horror films fall into one of two categories.... petrifying, scary, believable, or absolute rubbish. Unfortunately this film is the latter. The boy never looks genuinely terrified which i think you would be if you were in his situation and the girl i think beloings to rich parents who paid the film company a lot of money for their child to star in a movie.
I actually feel a little sorry for Costner who, in my opinion, isn't really the 'star in a horror movie' type and i think has fallen into the trap that so many other movie blockbuster stars have found themselves in which is to star in something scary that may put them back in the limelight/top up their cash pot ( a bit like reality tv series). It's a shame as i think he can be a great actor in the right film (Mr Brooks)
Of course his supporting cast doesn't exactly take the focus off him, especially the teacher and the babysitter's cigarette on the porch scene - you'll see what i mean if you watch this.
This movie offers nothing new to the horror world. if you've seen things run in front of the tv and lightning strike at the same time as thunder then do not watch. The creatures also resemble those of The Descent as well as several other horrors.
If you want a scary film revolving around kids watch insidious
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brilliantly weirdBy cheesekake (1501 reviews) from uk , 03 Aug 2013this wasn't Costner's best film but that didn't detract from the weirdness and creepiness of this film. Yeah it had a weird ending, but an unpredictable one too. The whole film was a strange kind of horror and I for one enjoyed it
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absolutely bafflingBy mooey64 (13 reviews) , 10 Apr 2013
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Show review anywayHidethis was a good film but the plot was strange. what was the mound all about and what exactly were the creatures ? Louise was supposed to have changed? into what though - the film didn't give any explanation as to what was really going on - it baffled me. it was supposed to be an indian burial mound? why was louise changing and what was she changing into and for what reason ? a lot of questions for one film but if the storyline was better we would know! the ending was poor - I thought that the father and daughter would live - even for the sake of the son - but not to be? did the creature at the end kill him ? AVERAGE film. sorry guys wont be renting this one again. x
Frustrating and ultimately disappointingBy a customer , 14 Mar 2013Sadly, this film never really goes anywhere and, as other reviewers have commented - the ending is similarly frustrating so that one thinks 'why did I watch all through it to get here?'.
Ending ruined the filmBy a customer , 11 Mar 2013Didn't think this film was that bad but the ending totally ruined it for me was expecting something better to happen
Rubbish ending - yet againBy a customer , 21 Jan 2013Film was OK - bit slow to start, but some good bits in it. Would have given it 3*'s but really fed up with lazy directors not finishing films off properly - seem to have had a spate of these lately.