The Cabin is a moody suspense film with surprisingly bold artistic choices that gets bogged down by weak dialogue, one-dimensional characters, and a thin plot.
Lush evergreens line miles of sparse highway as a couple drive to a family cabin. Said cabin is nestled deep in the woods, as demonstrated by several overhead shots of serpentine roads winding through fields of trees. The place they’re headed is the sort of place hidden from civilization, one hundred miles away from the nearest motel.
The Clovehitch Killer forgoes hardened detectives for a pair of sleuthing teens in this quiet and surprisingly introspective thriller.
The Clovehitch Killer is yet another look at the decaying heart of suburbia and the often seedy underbelly of even the most ordinary looking neighborhoods. Middle America, the Bible belt, blue-collar working class citizens, have all been at the heart of many a headline in our current political climate.