I had fallen asleep with the TV on and woke up in the middle of the night just as Rose entered Silent Hill. It was like being awake yet drifting back into a dream. Having no foreknowledge of the games or even knowing what I was watching (since I missed the opening), it was truly disorienting. Sure, there are horror cliches and an absurd excess of gore at the climax. But I was captivated by its strangeness.