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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Sean Kelly

TIFF09: My Thoughts on Jennifer's Body

This film opens tomorrow, so this can also be considered a normal review.

The big thing that is apparent about this film is that it is more dark comedy than horror. There were a lot of parts in the film that caused people to laugh, but I considered them more bad puns than anything.

The trailer hinted how the film seemed similar to the Canadian horror film Ginger Snaps (just switch a demon for a werewolf). Watching the whole film, I can say that, while it's not a carbon copy, there are enough similarities between the two stories, that it would be fun to compare them side-by-side.

Overall, I found it a so-so film. Perhaps it's my dislike of Megan Fox that lowered my view on the film, or maybe its just pretending to be something it's not.

7/10

Sean Kelly

About Sean Kelly -

Sean Patrick Kelly is a self-described ├╝ber-geek, who has been an avid film lover for all his life. He graduated from York University in 2010 with an honours B.A. in Cinema and Media Studies and he likes to believe he knows what he’s talking about when he writes about film (despite occasionally going on pointless rants).