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Evan Schafer's rating of the film Funny Games U.S.

There are a lot of films that can't quite touch what Funny Games does, just in terms of the sheer horror that goes on in front of the viewer's eyes. Watching this movie is like watching a snuff film: it doesn't cut away, even in the most unwatchable and gut-wrenching moments. While it isn't necessarily a blood and gore fest, it doesn't need to be, leaving the brilliance of the story and the characters to come first.