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Rumah Dara

Kimo Stamboel, Timo Tjahjanto Singapore, 2009

Nicholas Gregory's rating of the film Macabre

The uninteresting, half-hour buildup is unwarranted since the audience should know how the horror begins. While the exposition of the similar Frontier(s) is energetic, and '74's The Texas Chainsaw Massacre built up mood, atmosphere. and characterization, much better than Macabre, of which, has too many potential victims to properly build character depth. Also, the directing duo didn't fine-tune their style yet.