The Cabin in the Woods
The Cabin in the Woods Director:Drew Goddard Writers: Joss Whedon, Drew Goddard Stars: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison   Although The Cabin in the Woods is nominally a teen horror film in the mold of Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead (1981), it not only uses another kind of narrative – perhaps consciously derived from The...
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