The Neighbor

2016

Crime / Horror / Thriller

34
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 60%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 35%
IMDb Rating 5.7 10 4312

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Cast

Josh Stewart as John
Jaqueline Fleming as Officer Burns
Skipp Sudduth as Uncle Neil
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646.05 MB
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23.976 fps
1hr 27 min
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English
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23.976 fps
1hr 27 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by Adam_West_as_Batdan 7 / 10

Don't Breathe light

Won't win any awards for most original screenplay but it was still pretty well-made and for the more part fast-paced thriller (at least the second half).

'Don't Breathe' is one of my favorites so far of 2016 and this is a bit similar to that (a criminal couple vs a old guy) although not as great of course but still good enough. Imagine if Rob Zombie directed that movie then you kinda get the idea of what this is like.

To be fair though the director Marcus Duncstan is in no way copying that movie or anything and has made similar movies before with 'The Collector' and 'The Collection' on his resume.

Not without it's flaws but overall a gritty and cool flick that's well worth spending 80 minutes to watch.

Reviewed by meghana-meggy 7 / 10

Gets better every passing minute...

I finished watching The neighbor a few minutes ago and as of now(September 2016) I am not able to find a Wikipedia page dedicated to this movie, while even worse movies have their own Wikipedia page. Anyway, I decided to watch this movie solely based on its IMDb rating. Ans was I pleasantly surprised! I felt this movie needs to be watched by more people which is why I decided to write a review.

The first few minutes made me think it was going to be one of those movies with disappointing endings. But at half hour past the beginning, things began to turn and the ride got more and more exciting.

Positives: - Does not have too much gore like many other thrillers have. But still keeps u at edge of seat.

- Strong female characters who are not just there for skin show and they are the kind who don't need a male knight in shining armor to save them as in many other thriller movies.

- Does not have moments where people torture each other or give a long speech before killing them(no wiggle room for someone who's at gunpoint)

- All the characters are grey characters. Not completely good or bad. Gives us chance to think who we are rooting for.

Negatives: - Lacks character development which helps keep the movie shorter

- Had a weak start which can seem boring to some people.

Overall, it's an enjoyable movie.

Reviewed by Dan Harden 4 / 10

Hushhh! Don't Breathe!

2016 has brought us some very good predator vs prey in a house movies such as Fede Alvarez's horror hit Don't Breathe and the Mike Flanagan silent suspense film Hush. So now writer of Saw 4-7 and director of the Collector series Marcus Dunstan gives the sub genre a shot. Unfortunately for Dunstan, The Neighbour doesn't make the good list for suspense horror films this year.

The film is a little bit generic (as the name would suggest) and doesn't possess the unique quality that the aforementioned films possess. The Neighbour at its core is a snooping-into-other-people's-business-and-finding-something-dark film but fails to bring anything new and exciting to the mix. The dark secret that The Neighbour has feels rather tame when compared to similar films like Don't Breathe, as well as seeing as Dunstan wrote 4 Saw sequels you would expect something more out there and extravagant. This all being said, Dunstan does throw in some inventive weapons later on as the film progresses but it just isn't enough to save the film from forgettable genericness.

The film is a short one and so it focuses more on the progression of events rather than their probability. The plot twist surrounding the police officer is intriguing but is never really explained and also Rosie's stomach for violence is rather questionable. The film at the end becomes completely focused on action sequences and rapid pace that it loses substance in doing so.

So far I have been rather ruthless towards the director/ writer, but truth be told he does exhibit some rather slick and stylish directing at times. The opening credits and closing sequence stand out with their square box framing and weird black square central to the left of the screen. The film does have suspense and Dunstan does succeed in creating it at times and also does get inventive and a little brutal near the end, but these are only moments in the film, Dunstan needs to step his game up and make the whole film feel like those good on off moments he has shown throughout this film.

Overall, The Neighbour is a rather generic film with patchy pacing, that is more of a thriller than a horror. Writer/ director Marcus Dunstan has some interesting moments and ideas but they are so few and scattered that it isn't enough to save the film. Maybe next time he'll hit the nail on the head... or should I say camcorder to the head?

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