The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007) – Review, Rating and Synopsis

The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007) - Review, Rating and Synopsis

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  • Release Date:  2007
  • Genre:  Found Footage, Slasher, Splatter
  • Cast and crew: Stacy Chbosky, Ben Messmer, Samantha Robson, Ivar Brogger, Lou George, Amy Lyndon, Michael Lawson, Ron Harper, Kim Kenny, Iris Bahr, Scott Beehner, Adarsha Benjamin, Kelli Bielema, Linda Bisesti, Lisa Black
  • Director:  John Erick Dowdle
  • Screenwriter:  Drew Dowdle, John Erick Dowdle

The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007) Rating:

  • Dylan = 6.5 / 10;
  • Eloise = 8 / 10;
  • Raoul = 8 / 10;
  • IMDb = 6.1 / 10;
  • Rotten Tomatoes = 5.1 / 10;

The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007) Synopsis:

A murder investigation leads the police to discover a series of strange, hand-made tapes that relate the activity of a serial-killer over many years.

The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007) Review:

The Poughkeepsie Tapes is a highly disturbing movie, to say the least. It was clearly made to make the audience feel very uncomfortable, and greatly succeeds!

This found-footage type is gruesome to an almost voyeuristic point. It is also quite scary. The film has its lot of jump scares, but there are insignificant in comparison with the terrorizing psychological tension that the movie brings. Thereee are a few scenes during which the killer gets into the house while the inhabitants are here, or sleeping, that are extremely tense and terrified us. The found footage style further enhanced the impression that you are the killer himself, about to get caught, and overall makes it a really stressful experience. The girl pet is another example of a really messed up idea!

Since it is so twisted, it took me a while to decide that I actually liked it, but I still wonder if all this gruesomeness was really necessary. To be unbiased, I would say that this movie is a very unusual experience. Not for the faint-hearted.

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