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The Haunted-- My take on the movie with spoilers!

Reason #48 of why I watch horror movies:

They are short.

When a movie is good, you don’t really want it to end, do you? But with horror movies, the longer they are, the fewer horror elements are incorporated in the stories and replaced by unnecessary drama.

The Haunted is a little more than an hour, which is the only good thing about it. The story meanders, trying to be a story actually. The end is a convoluted mess and doesn’t slide efficiently into the story.

It’s like it was written just to give the story a little twist because somewhere down the line, the writer must have realized that the story is going nowhere.

What is worse, is the camera angles. Was a drunk cameraman allowed to shoot this film? And the makeup inconsistency was just annoying.

One minute the actress has nude lipstick, the other minute she is wearing bright pink while running from the ghosts in the house.

What is the story about?

It is about a caretaker taken to a big house. She has to take care of a man who has dementia…