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The Strangers

Posted on November 25, 2016

Bertino’s The Strangers Evokes an Archaic Malevolence

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R                     86 mins.                      Bryan Bertino             USA                2008

Grade: A-

I have recently been exploring a sub-genre of horror that used to terrify me—the home invasion film. I created a list of some of my favorites so far (most of them on the milder side as far as violence and sadism goes), and I heard from a lot of people about other films I should watch. One that came highly recommended was The Strangers, a 2008 film directed by Bryan Bertino. I want to say thank you to those who recommended the film, because it is indeed exceptional. Read more

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