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Old 08-21-07, 11:03 AM
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The Strangers -- Tyler, Speedman

Here is the link for the trailer of "The Strangers" starring Liv Tyler and Scott Speedman. The movie is supposed to be out in early 2008.

I believe that Tyler and Speedman were present during Comic Con promoting this movie.

http://www.shocktillyoudrop.com/news...ws.php?id=1128
Old 08-21-07, 11:22 AM
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Looks good. I've been looking forward to seeing this since I first heard about it.
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I was at the comic con panel and from what they showed, I'm sitting there thinking.. didn't I just see this in Vacancy?
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I'm not a Scott Speedman fan (he might the be the worst of the bad monosyllabic pretty boy generation of actors) but I'm a sucker for a thriller, so I'll probably check this out at a matinee or something.
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Reminds me of Funny Games played straight w/o the over-the-top social commentary and arthouse mentality.

Speaking of Funny Games, odd that both that (US (I hear scene-for-scene, not surprising since its Mike H. redoing his own movie) remake w/ Naomi Watts and Tim Roth) and this will be out around the same time.
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Intentional or not, this is identical to the French film Ils.
Old 03-11-08, 08:08 PM
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The Strangers (2008)

Trailer. Looks kick ass!


http://movies.yahoo.com/premieres/69...tandardformat/
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Ils (Them), the film that this is an "unofficial" remake of, was a masterpiece of tension and atmosphere, so I'm admittedly pretty skeptical of this version (even more so since this is the first thing the writer/director has done). Will give a chance, though.
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I've been looking forward to this since I first saw the trailer a while back. Looks good.
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Yeah having seen 'Ils' this one doesn't do much for me.
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I believe this is the first time a trailer made me jump. I'll see it.

Scott Speedman and Liv Tyler would probably be two of the last actors I would have ever thought could 'work' in a straight up horror/thriller, but they actually look pretty good.
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Originally Posted by Cosmic Bus
Ils (Them), the film that this is an "unofficial" remake of, was a masterpiece of tension and atmosphere, so I'm admittedly pretty skeptical of this version (even more so since this is the first thing the writer/director has done). Will give a chance, though.

These two films have nothing to do with each other. Just because two films share a similar premise doesn't make it an "unofficial remake"

That's like saying Friday the 13th is a remake of Bava's Bay of Blood.
Yes, they share similar aspects but that's it.
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Finally a movie that actually looks scary. Haven't seen that in a long time.
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Loved the scene in the trailer when
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Liv is alone in the room and she has no idea someone is behind her.
It was reminiscent of something you'd see in the original Halloween, which is a good thing IMO.
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Although I'm a little leery of the two leads, I've gotta say this trailer looked creepy as hell. I caught it in HD last night on Universal HD and it really looked like it had potential. I have a bad feeling it's not as good as I'd want it to be, but I'll see this in theaters as long as it gets decent reviews.
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Wow, that looks creepy as shit. I'll definitely see that.
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This looks creepy as hell...Haven't been scared by a movie in a long, long time. Hopefully this will change that.

Btw, does anyone know what song is playing on the record player? Theres something so creepy about old records playing in scary movies.
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God, that part where one of the "strangers" pops up in the living room was freaky as hell. This looks pretty good. I hope it does well, as I'm a fan of both Liv Tyler and Scott Speedman, both who should be in more movies IMO.
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Looks okay, I liked Speedman in Weirdsville and Liv Tyler seems to be making 2008 her attempt at making it big.

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2007?
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It was a typo, but I'm sure that wasn't tough to figure out.
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of course not, just ribbing you dude.
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Saw this trailered at Doomsday Friday night. I thought the trailer was pretty well done, I'm not so sure about the film itself. Atleast it's R-rated, I'm not a big fan of PG-13 "horror" flicks.
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Originally Posted by Cosmic Bus
Ils (Them), the film that this is an "unofficial" remake of, was a masterpiece of tension and atmosphere, so I'm admittedly pretty skeptical of this version (even more so since this is the first thing the writer/director has done). Will give a chance, though.
I'm not sure how accurate the info is, but supposedly this movie was written several years before Ils even went into production.
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Trailer has me pretty excited to see this. Although I thought the 30 Days of Night trailer was pretty good too and that turned out to be pretty much crap.

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