The Den (2013)
After receiving a grant for her graduate thesis, Elizabeth Benton (Melanie Papalia) logs onto a video-chat site known as THE DEN, on a mission to explore the habits of its users.
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April 21, 2014 "The Den" is unsettling without being excessively gory, building legitimate dread rather than resorting to cheap scares.Read in Source
Reel Film Reviews
July 28, 2015 ...a superior found-footage endeavor that's often as unnerving as it is timely.Read in Source
July 28, 2014 Cowriter (with Lauren Thompson)/director Zachary Donohue puts a new spin on the 'found footage' genre with this incredibly clever and creepy film that delves into our worst online fears.Read in Source
Los Angeles Times
March 20, 2014 False leads superfluously string the protagonist along; it feels as though the writers have padded the script rather than showed off their cleverness.Read in Source
The Film Stage
June 21, 2016 The film is neither compelling or innovative enough to justify sitting through its torture porn-y moments.Read in Source
March 11, 2014 The Den's commitment to its presentational conceit leads to a number of implausible scenarios, but what's more disheartening is the gore-fest it turns into once the curtain is thrown back on the mystery propelling both Elizabeth and the narrative.Read in Source
August 30, 2014 The results are a paranoid thrill ride into twenty-first century manipulation and exploitation, a pseudo snuff film whose very making we witness, and whose impact comes from our awareness of its chilling plausibility.Read in Source
March 14, 2014 There are almost no real shocks or scares to rattle you out of the stupor that inevitably develops from observing someone else fiddle with their laptop for much of the running time.Read in Source
March 20, 2014 Zach Donohue's debut feature ingeniously uses only computer images to tell its tale.Read in Source
New York Times
March 13, 2014 Scenes pulse with the Internet's speed and sprawl, aided by clever editing that pops.Read in Source
Grolsch Film Works
August 29, 2014 taps into contemporary anxieties about both the very public nature - and anonymity - of the lives that we lead online, building towards a sadistic, cynical endingRead in Source
October 07, 2015 It's mean-spirted, vicious and twistedly entertaining, the kind of film that will make you think twice about being left alone and vulnerable in front of your laptop.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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