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Brahms: The Boy II-- My take on the movie with spoilers!

You know how people move into a new house in horror movies and are instantly haunted by some ghost that was always waiting for the next family to spook?

Well, Brahms: The Boy 2 starts of things differently. The family, consisting of Liza, Sean and their son Jude, are living in a beautiful house, free from vengeful spirits.
However, a couple of burglars decide they too want to take a look into a house in a horror movie that has no spirits lingering around.

Liza is attacked while Jude has to watch helplessly. Sean is absent during this incident.

The next scene shows us, Liza, pretty much without and scars and talking to a psychiatrist with her husband. Jude has suffered a shock and can no longer speak.

Liza keeps having nightmares every night that causes her to scream in real. Jude is also seemingly insomniac as he keeps roaming around the house in the dark and comes into the bedroom just as Liza awakes from a nightmare.

Sean comes up with a brilliant plan to get away from the city and decide…
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What was scary about the movie was the freaky rattling sound emerging from the ghost’s throat. That’s the one thing that stood out. Yes, the visuals were there, but it was the sound that made your heart jump.

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