The Corridor (2010) low budget indie horror review with some spoilers
Well it wasn’t that great (testimonies at the top of the DVD cover) but I have seen worse. Which isn’t the worst thing you can say about a film. And I probably enjoyed this more than Forrest Gump so…?
Anyway, intentionally antagonising comments about Forrest Gump being worse than a straight-to-DVD horror that no-one’s heard of aside…I have seen worse. I’ve seen shitty horror movies where literally nothing happens – no blood spills, no freaky eyes, no exorcisms, no cats hiding behind refrigerators pretending to be a bad guy – literally NOTHING and that is far worse.
At least The Corridor is rated 18 and at least stuff happened.
See? See? Stuff happens.
Not that I’m recommending it as a must watch as that would be ludicrous. The plot is strange and gets more nonsensical as the film goes on. The film also contains a cut price Bradley Cooper (can you imagine worse?) and, rather amusingly – the worst false bald head in movie history. I can’t actually find a picture of it but maybe that’s a good thing. If you ever watch The Corridor just remember I said that – THE WORST FALSE BALD HEAD IN MOVIE HISTORY – and I challenge you not to laugh.
So anyway, Bradley Cooper, the bald head guy and two others – basically a childhood group of friends, decide to go and stay… horror film favourite coming up… in an isolated cabin in the woods. Oh and I forgot to mention the last time they saw each other, one of them went schizo over his mum’s alleged suicide and attacked the others with a knife. So……bit of an odd reunion.
But alcohol and Rock, Paper, Scissors always helps and soon the lads are having a blast. Well, kinda anyway. Not the BEST party ever but hey, and they still manage to make this awkward, boring gathering a bit worse when they find a supernatural ‘corridor’ in the forest.
Even though I think of a corridor as something in a building – such as a hospital, school or that hotel in The Shining – this corridor is just a load of wavy, wafty lights in the forest that look either extra-terrestrial or science stuff. Or maybe they all went mad. Still unsure what one.
When the guys walk through the wavy, wafty lights they feel a sense of euphoria, kind of like they’re unbeatable. They enjoy it for a bit and then they start acting strange and that’s the best bit of the film right there – some rather grotesque things happen. Then all that finishes and a very weird and sorry but I’m going to say ‘bad film made-for-TV’ ending happens and nothing much was explained except that it was either aliens, science stuff or maybe they all just went mad?
And here’s cut price Bradley Cooper –
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It makes me laugh when you see review quotes on a DVD cover or poster then see the film and wonder if they saw the same film a you did! Maybe the quotes are genuine but were for another film or taken out of context – as in “I expected a fantastic thrill ride of horror but got this crap instead” ! 😉 😛
I know! I’ve seen glowing reviews on DVD covers so many times that are really laughable! Being taken out of context does make sense! Or maybe they get their friends and families to review them?!!!!! 😂😂
Hehe! “5 stars” Director’s Mum! 😛
A review more entertaining than the film! Wonder this this ends up on Bradley’s CV!
Thanks John! 🙂
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Well, your excellent review has saved me ever bothering to watch this film. So you have potentially added two hours to my life! Thanks for that,, Em.
As ever, Pete. XXX
Aww, thanks Pete 🙂 hope you’re all good! 😘 XXX