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The Hatred Trailer Review

The Hatred was a trailer that I saw pop up on my newsfeed so I had to check it out because horror is my favourite genre. This movie though? Meh.

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The Hatred seems to play on that old tale that surfaced online, probably on creepy pasta. The tale is that a child is sat on their bed and say there’s a monster under the bed, when the adult checks they find another version of the child there who says there’s a monster on the bed, basically it’s one of those you think one thing is this but really it’s that.

This movie seems to be a paranormal story in a house where a teenager and a little girl are staying and their parents are away. A terrifying ghost/demon sort of creature haunts the house and begins haunting them doing the old demon cliches like throwing things and screaming and having a creepy face.

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I wasn’t sure on the acting, especially of the teenager, as it seemed a bit wooden and simple. I can imagine this movie would be like all the other horror movies that have surfaced recently where it has a good idea but bad acting and bad storytelling. They’re very predictable and it’s a shame when good horror movies can be made (mainly talking about Get Out as a recent example). Cast your mind back to Ouija, a good concept (if overdone, but clearly that’s not an issue as the sequel showed) but bad direction.

It’s a shame really, but that can happen, I know some of my uni projects looked a lot better on paper. But then I may be surprised. It is only the trailer after all.

Do you think this’ll just be a quick cash-in horror or does it have potential?

Until next time.

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