Unfriended Dark Web 2018 | Review

The Den 2013 | Unfriended: Dark Web 2018 | Video Review

Shout out to Summer E. who requested Unfriended Dark Web.

Do people who only use PC’s get the as much out of these movies as Mac user’s? I mentioned switching back and forth between my sister’s HP laptop and my old iMac for now and how it’s a little disorienting at first. I’m good now going back and forth since it’s been 3 months.

Anyway, since things look different on the HP for example if that was my general experience I don’t think I would get as into this as I do as a Mac user.

chatting-with-friends

I liked the variety in the friend group. There were 2 Euro-American guys, a guy from the UK, and interracial lesbian couple and a girl who looked to be Asian-American.
The character is later revealed to be Indonesian. That was pretty cool.

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Some butt hurt people will say it’s pandering, but for a lot of us this reflects our reality. Especially in a world where a lot of us meet people in college and or online from around the world.

I literally have European cousins, and some of my friends are gay and in interracial marriages. I feel sorry for people who only have people who are just like them in their social circle.

charon-mythology

 

It was interesting when Matias (the main character) was screen sharing and the friends were working together looking through the files on the computer he found. I was really engaged.

distorted-attack

It got janky when the hooded figure popped up. For some reason there was interference when he was video threatening Matias. I wondered if this character was supernatural, but part of the story involved money, more specifically crypto currency. Why would a supernatural entity need money? So why or how did the image and sound distort?

acid-bath

Let’s talk about some of the kills. The first implied kill was the one with the corrosive *chills*

The second one on the roof meh. The third one was creative with the use of sound and the 911 call. Speaking of the third one, we’ll call “the choice” – it was tense and well done. Kudos to the actress in that was the focal point of that scene. She did an excellent job.

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All the actors were way better in this than in the first one. I won’t go through all the kill scenes. They were better thought out in this sequel.

The whole thing was better written than the first, but it did crib a lot off of The Den. It changed enough elements so as not to be called a complete rip-off, but it definitely shares a lot of the same plot elements.

The movie moved along at a good pace. I wasn’t bored.
I wouldn’t mind them making a part 3 if the writing stays creatively the way it is in this installment.

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