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*There should be no spoilers here besides maybe a small hint, but you might want to be careful reading this if you haven’t at least seen the trailer*   Five young adults decide to take a break from college, and head up to a cabin in the woods. Shockingly, they stop at a run-down gas station, and have an encounter with the typical creepy attendant. Of course the attendant isn’t happy about them asking for directions, but they ultimately find their way without his help. Horror fans have seen this situation over and over again, but this time are promised something different. So will “The Cabin in the Woods” go down as an original horror movie, or is it really just more of the same?   Before seeing this movie, there were two things I planned on looking for: 1) obviously how could this movie really be different, and 2) did the trailer ruin parts of the movie. Let me start with number 2. After seeing the trailers, I immediately took issue with certain scenes because they se


Story: "A woman’s thighbone has been found by police, the latest victim of brutal serial killer ‘The Bone Stripper’. When a stranger, covered in blood, arrives unexpectedly at Gladys and Albert’s house, like good Samaritans they invite him in. But the Lord God works in mysterious ways and, when all three end up wearing their Sunday best, His deadly word is final."   Right off the bat the audience can tell this short film is going to be well shot. It's blue-gray look gives it a dark and creepy feel. Throw in an early scare, and this short film starts off well.   Some tension, and suspense starts to set in once the stranger is welcomed inside the house. You would hope to find a normal person in the room, but not on this day. I'm not to give away what happens from here on out, but it is filled with blood, guts, and the unexpected.   The combination of it being a short film, and not a whole lot of dialogue makes it hard to judge the acting. However, all three acto