Let say that there is a bug or error on 1408 2007 movie, please report us via contact page or live chat. Olin, promising to sue the hotel, and is finally allowed to check into the room. Well worth your money and time. He's never unbelievable, and he always nails the character down perfectly. As he listens, he sees a young girl in his rear-view mirror waving in his direction. Gerald Olin objects to his request and offers an upgrade, expensive booze and finally relates the death of more than fifty guests over decades in the cursed room.
The films that are supposed to scare us nowadays are made from the same recycled junk we've been seeing for years now. The movie is built around the fact that he is forced to face his personal demons the longer he stays in his room, as well as try to keep his mind in check as various nightmarish hallucinations are paraded before him. When the room 1408 at the Dolphin Hotel in New York is brought to his attention, research tells him that the death tally in the room is in the double digits. Director Mikael Hafstrom has created the most atmospheric and downright tense thriller I can think of so far this year. And while the film does dip rather heavily into conventions of previous similar works the horrifying events Enslin is subjected to feel almost like a checklist of horror movie plot devices the element which really makes the film worthwhile and excuses many of the inevitable lapses in logic is the psychological angle, leaving the audience consistently guessing as to whether the paranormal events are actually happening or whether the whole thing is occurring in the protagonist's feverish mind.
While writing his latest book, he travels from Los Angeles to New York to spend one night in the Dolphin Hotel's posessed room 1408, which is permanently unavailable for guests. While the film does take its creative liberties, it never forgets where it comes from. Doing some private research, he learns that the Dolphin has had a long and tragic history of deaths, all of them surrounding the guests that have stayed in Room 1408. I typically always see Cusack as playing himself in every movie he's in. While writing his latest book, he travels from Los Angeles to New York to spend one night in the Dolphin Hotel's posessed room 1408, which is permanently unavailable for guests. He turns around to look at her and catches a brief vision of Mike Enslin in his back seat, hideously burned.
Any actor can tell you that madness is a difficult thing to depict. John Cusack is brilliant as the cynical writer with a tragic past. Martyrs is a 2008 French-Canadian drama horror film begins with a young girl, Lucie Jurin, as she escapes from a disused abattoir where she has been imprisoned and physically abused for a long time. Subtitles in any language for your favourite movies. Find latest subtitles in the world's biggest database.
Cusack is fine as always and carries the film effortlessly and literally through Hell and high water. Subtitles for tv series and episodes from any kind of genre. Who am I to ruin it for you? XviD-NeDiVx 3 years ago 1 23. Its main intention is not to scare you though it undoubtedly will ; it wants to tell you a story. But 1408 looks and feels like such a staunchly quality work that such complaints often disintegrate once the film picks up upon the introduction of the titular room and the viewer is wrapped up by the superbly executed suspense generated throughout. With that in mind, it is refreshing to see a literary adaptation from Steven King, largely considered the godfather of the modern horror story, which resists falling prey to such trappings, and instead concentrates on generating more carefully thought out scares, preying on deep seated societal terrors. The innovative ideas here are just terrific.
This is a wonderful way to spend a few hours; I'm definitely going to see this one again. We're never beaten over the head with the same thing; the film is always headed somewhere new and exciting. I also suggest that you pick up and read the short story Room 1408. Entering the room, nothing seems ominous at first. Lily is there, being consoled by Mike's agent.
While the film's premise of a jaded writer Cusack with a haunted past attempting to debunk legendary horrific sites having his cynicism tested by unknown forces surrounding an ominous hotel room with a death toll of 57 may sound implausible out of context, the film's execution is just intelligent and self-aware enough to make it work. It could be argued that the whole thing loses some weight when we apply logic to the story. Jackson also makes a strong impression in his brief scenes, and despite the almost unnecessary inclusion of his character, Jackson makes it worth the audience's while with a weighty gravitas which perfectly amps up the tension for the ensuing horror. But then, the room itself begins to take on a life of its own, and begins tormenting Mike with various ghostly apparitions, mind tricks, and even displaying his own painful past before him in various ways. W 3 years ago 1 24. The cynical and skeptical writer Mike Enslin writes books evaluating supernatural phenomena in hotels, graveyards and other haunted places, usually debunking the mystery.
Mike Enslin sets fire to 1408 but is not rescued by the fire department. Ahmed Ayad تـــــعديل 3 years ago 1 31. I also appreciated the mix of surprise horror and psychological. We don't offer direct downloading of 1408 2007. It digs much deeper for its horror than simple jolt thrills, and becomes an effectively thrilling horror film. It can do so much more than thrill us. W 3 years ago 2 774.