Good not Great

By Zuri - New York
Written July 25, 2014
I am HUGE fan of Guillermo del Toro movies. This move was good; but, I expected more in terms of plot from del Toro. The cinematography was good, the acting was well done and the directing was great. The story - not so much.
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By ericarae
Written January 16, 2013
I just saw the premiere of the movie tonight at a private screening and maaaaaaaaaan it was VERY SCARY!!!The movie is very suspenseful and it will make you jump out of ur seat. If you are a Grudge and Ring fan, this is for you.If your just curious and don't like these kind of movies, just rent it. Glad that I saw it.
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Scared the life out of me... Until the ending.

By sam.k
Written February 12, 2013
I thought the movie itself was scary as all get out, and at one point I even kicked the lady's chair in front of me it scared me so bad. The ending gets a little sci-fi, though.
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A mother's love never dies...

By Cinema60s
Written August 30, 2014
Mama started out very strong as a snow-cold psychological drama, then subtly shifted into an elegant mystery. The cinematography and scoring greatly contributed to the dark aura of the film. Praises granted, the final act was embarrassing: drawn out and cliched. The ending was completely implausible and raised more questions than answers. Despite the finale, the first 80% of the film was masterful; stylish, genuinely emotional and crushingly atmospheric. The main actors turned in fine performances, namely Chastain as the reluctant mother-to-be. 3.5/5. (If the last 20 minutes of the film were less ridiculous, I would gladly grant Mama a 4.5/5, seriously). It is worth seeing? Absolutely, it's damn scary. Will you enjoy the ending? I really doubt it. Oh, and as a side-note, don't take young kids to see this, please. The lady in front of our group took her poor little 7 year old. Needless to say, the child walked out within the first 20 minutes!
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Even if you don't like scary movies...

By adkinskatie
Written August 30, 2014
Okay, so I am NOT a fan of scary movies, especially ones with a lot of blood and gore (which this one did NOT have). My boyfriend really wanted to see this, so we went yesterday and o. m. g. Even if you are not a fan of scary movies, this is a GREAT movie. The kids in the movie did a great job and the story was interesting. Lots of sounds and movements to keep your heart pumping. Like I said, not a fan of scary movies, but I definitely give this one two thumbs up!
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