Indie Gems: Honeymoon

Cabin in the woods? Totally safe.

Bea (Rose Leslie) and Paul (Harry Treadway) are newlyweds who decide to spend their honeymoon in Bea's family secluded lake cabin. It starts off great. They're in love, they joke, they make out everywhere. But then things get weird. Paul finds Bea wandering around in the woods, disoriented. Then she starts acting strange, forgetting things. And it only gets worse.

I applaud this little film for not going in the direction that I thought it would. Sure cabin in the woods films are done time and time again, but this one at least attempts to be different. Leslie and Treadway have amazing chemistry and they really feel like the perfect couple. It makes it all the harder to handle when things start to go south.

The tension builds well and the leads are strong. It's a very creepy film, and while it's not overly gory, it gets pretty damn unsettling. 

Grade: B

Memorable Quote: "You knew the water was cold." - Paul (Harry Treadway)

19 comments:

  1. Never heard of this one. Sounds like a really interesting movie. Is this on Netflix?

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  2. Ooh I was about to ask the same as Dell, then! This sounds worth a watch for sure :)
    - Allie

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    1. Yep, it's on Netflix Instant at the moment.

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  3. I'll have to check this out. Never heard of it!

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    1. The main girl in this was in Game of Thrones, so that's how it ended up on my radar.

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    2. Busted! Andrew doesn't read my very very rare Screaming Sunday posts :)

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    3. *rings bell* Shame. Shame. Shame.

      Drew, you need to start watching Game of Thrones so that reference means something. lol

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  4. Oh I really liked this one. Leslie was very good and so was the guy, though I'm not a big fan of his in Penny Dreadful

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    1. I agree, and I thought they nailed the accents well too.

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  5. Sounds interesting and not a typical spooky gory film

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    1. It does have one scene that's pretty hard to watch.

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  6. i wish i could have liked it more. it does have a twist, but i thought it was mostly boring.

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    1. It's definitely a slow burn. I loved that it was different though. Worth it to me.

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  7. I'm glad you liked this one too, Brittani. I agree that these two had great chemistry, and I liked the fact that it surprised me. It's also on my list of movies I'm glad I didn't see when I was pregnant. Ha ha!

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  8. With endorsements from you and Sati, I really need to give this a look. ;)

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    1. You should! It's so different from what you'd expect.

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