Movie review: Hawthorne Road

You think you’ve seen this movie before: a group of friends  head out for a weekend of good times (including requisite drinking, drugs, and  sex) and bad things start happening. But with Hawthorne Road, the  difference is that the bad things have already started happening—the characters  bring them with them, and then over the course of the movie, the bad things get  much, much worse. Hawthorne Road is as much an interpersonal drama as it  is a horror film, and writer/director/producer Antone Anania even mixes in some  mystery.

The couples embark on a weekend retreat to a vacation home  at the end of Hawthorne Road. There is nothing remarkable about the house—it’s  not near a cemetery, the shutters don’t bang in the wind, and there are no bats  roosting anywhere on its grounds—but the tension is definitely there.

From early in the film…

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One Response to “Movie review: Hawthorne Road”

  1. I always appreciate a story that makes you feel or understand something without saying “this is what I want you to feel or understand”. And I appreciate a story that gets to me under the radar and I’m still thinking about it three days later. Creepy isn’t always easy to accomplish and the creepiest things usually get to us without our knowledge or consent. A well-written review of a creepy movie.

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