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Elisha Cuthbert in a box...

16 May 2007  |  Written by   

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A dentist's chair, a strange foot pump, histrionic screams and lots of Elisha Cuthbert. What more could you want from a modern horror movie? If the addition of grinding mechanical noises, a series of confined spaces, an unknown evil assailant and an already brewing controversy is the answer, then Captivity might just be what you’ve been looking for.
 
Cuthbert plays Jennifer Tee – a world class model who’s captured and subjected to a string of warped mind games that push her to the brink of psychological meltdown. But it’s not just the 24 star who’s in trouble. In March, the movie began encountering difficulties when a series of billboards depicting ‘Abduction, confinement, torture and termination’ were removed from the streets of L.A. after complaints at the violent nature of the images began streaming in to After Dark Films. So, following the success of the Saw and Hostel movies, can the girl next door’s visit to the world of darkness and torture pick up the blood-soaked reins and turn guts into glory?

Decide for yourself by clicking here to see the exclusive UK trailer.

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Maybe?
I don't usually go for these but I like Elisha Cuthbert. I think it might be different from those other movies like Saw and Hostel. More

Posted by vawagg at 19:38 on 18 May 2007 | Report This Post

Psychological slant
With Roland Joffe at the helm there must be more to this than just people being tortured. From what I've read it seems he's really interested in the psychology of this type of horrific situation. I think it has real chance to be a quality movie. More

Posted by gorillagolanking at 19:30 on 18 May 2007 | Report This Post

The thing I find interesting is that this is directed by Roland Joffé who directed The Mission and Killing Fields.So we got a previous Canne's winner and Oscar nominated director doing a Saw movie...might be interesting,although I wish there was a scene involving Elisha Cuthbert getting raped in a I Spit on You Grave style...that would be sweet,but,alas,Hollywood doesn't have the balls anymore for something like that anymore More

Posted by rams at 10:22 on 17 May 2007 | Report This Post

The thing I find interesting is that this is directed by Roland Joffé who directed The Mission and Killing Fields.So we got a previous Canne's winner and Oscar nominated director doing a Saw movie...might be interesting,although I wish there was a scene involving Elisha Cuthbert getting raped in a I Spit on You Grave style...that would be sweet,but,alas,Hollywood doesn't have the balls anymore for something like that anymore More

Posted by rams at 10:09 on 17 May 2007 | Report This Post

Looks like just another excuse to make a picture where a girl squashes her breasts up glass.... More

Posted by Pipkin3 at 10:07 on 17 May 2007 | Report This Post

Ick!
More torture porn. Devils rejects and Hills have Eyes remake were decent movies, Saw and Hostel were not, this looks like the latter. More

Posted by nada at 09:46 on 17 May 2007 | Report This Post

i think this has the oppertunity to be a bloody good film as long as it stays away from the shitty styling of teh saw movies (sorry but they were naff, why are they makign a fourth?) But this sounds more psychological than blood, guts and gore (at least i hope thats how it ends up) and some nude shots wouldnt go amiss, i mean comeon, you play a porn star and get nothing out? Its bloody nancy in sin city all over again! More

Posted by clarkkent at 14:47 on 16 May 2007 | Report This Post

I going to make a comment about being trapped in Elisha Cuthberts box... but i won't. More

Posted by asw at 14:47 on 16 May 2007 | Report This Post

Captivity
there's an article about this here - http://www.thefirstpost.co.uk/index.php?menuID=2& ;subID=1556 More

Posted by rambaldi47 at 12:58 on 16 May 2007 | Report This Post

Oh this is getting rediculous, the first Saw was great because at heart it was a believeable detective story, then out of no where it became the series trademark for OTT death contraptions that were nowhere to be seen in SAW 1, and Hostel well that's popular cos it's just plain fucked up, we don't need another one for fuck sake, talk about canabalizing your own profits More

Posted by CameronJames at 12:57 on 16 May 2007 | Report This Post

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