In Jeremy Lovering’s chilling debut, a young couple fights to survive one night-turned-nightmare. Driving to a music festival, Tom and Lucy have plans to stay at a countryside hotel. But with hotel signs leading them in circles and darkness falling, they soon become lost in a maze…
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Gets lost in the backroads of circularity. The 1st half establishes its Twilight Zone-conceit, then the rest tries to complicate it with adding another character into it, and thus, reveals itself as a sort of self-actualization journey. Yet, that's not even made too clear, since it still has far too much mystery, as the characters are not defined outside of these devices. And did I mention it was very repetitive?
Reminds me of a film called The Reeds in that it's an outside-average cum-horror film that takes place in a labyrinthine locale and was made with an apparent low budget, recommended if you've seen the classics and want to ignore the cliche-ridden Hollywood blockbusters.
Considering the low budget and minimum resources, the film partly succeeds, even not unclasping the habitual stereotypes of the genre. Full Review: http://alwayswatchgoodmovies.blogspot.pt/2014/03/in-fear-2013.html
a minor thriller that relies far too much on the gotcha factor to support a singular vision that expires far too soon, the premise is wonderful but give it so time and i think this director could make something truly maddening