Bereavement

2010

Action / Crime / Horror / Thriller

47
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 44%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 29%
IMDb Rating 5.1 10 5731

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Director

Cast

Alexandra Daddario as Allison Miller
Peyton List as Wendy Miller
Michael Biehn as Jonathan Miller
Nolan Gerard Funk as William
720p
651.30 MB
1280*720
English
R
23.976 fps
12hr 0 min
P/S 4 / 14

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by Pheonix73 4 / 10

Some Moments: Solid and Scary...Most Moments: Laughable and Cliché

I saw 'Bereavement' at a late-night showing, after which the director was available for a Q&A. I really wish I had asked Mena the many questions I had about his film, but, honestly, by that time, I just wanted to get out of there and go home. Although the movie had some brilliant moments (great cinematography, terrific use of sound and very gory scenes) for the most part, it all-too-quickly slips into the realm of "We've seen this before." Examples: A lonely psychopath who lives in a slaughterhouse, a mute child, a big-breasted, small-brained heroine, an ending that involves a fire. Yup. It's all there. Oh, there's also a lot of bad acting and characters who do the most BRAINLESS, RIDICULOUS THINGS POSSIBLE! It's sad, really, because Mena is clearly a passionate, talented man who wore several hats while making 'Bereavement.' Maybe he should have saved some time to give the movie a real, hard, serious look.

Reviewed by ace61502 8 / 10

Much better if you know what it is

Did ANY of you prior reviewers realize this movie doesn't need an explanation because it IS an explanation? This movie is a prequel for the movie Malevolence. And a good one. The acting wasn't top billing actors (take a look at the budget), but it wasn't the worst I've seen by far. Not sure how anyone could say there's no plot. It won't replace my favorite horror movie, but I did enjoy it. Either watch Malevolence first, or watch it knowing what it is. I can see how confusing and open ended it would seem not knowing that, especially since, as far as I saw, IMDb didn't bother to mention it, either.

This movie does a great job telling the background story of how Martin became the psychopath he was in Malevolence. There were still surprises along the way. It would be nice for it to be more obvious what this movie is, because it really is not a stand alone movie like some other prequels and sequels are.

Reviewed by melissa-183 1 / 10

Huge disappointment

Bereavement is about some crazy guy who talks to cow skulls and kidnaps young girls to torture and kill.

It's hard to like the girl, Allison, in the leading part cause her acting is so awful. That also applies for the crazy guy. The movie drags along and the scenes where the crazy guy talks to his skulls are boring and hollow.

Reactions from captured girls, including Allison, are often implausible and annoying (hardly fighting back, making extreme loud noise while trying to escape, etc). On top of that Allison is telling a young girl to stay in her room while the house is on fire. Not the sharpest tool in the shed. The makers must also believe you can create a real scary scene by making girls scream their lungs out for quite a while. Well, it's not scary, it's annoying.

Overall, lousy story, extreme bad acting, not scary and predictable. Makes me wonder who wrote all the reviews and high votes.

1/10

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