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Movie Details

Title:   The Autopsy of Jane Doe
Director:   Andre Ovredal
Year:   2016
Genre:   Horror
Times Seen:   1
Last Seen:   11.11.18

Other Movies Seen By This Director (1)
- The Troll Hunter

Notes History
Date Viewed Venue Note
11.11.18InternetThis Screening is part of event: DVRfest 2018
In the early days of DVRfest, a sizable contingent of what was in the backlog were horror movies taped for Halloween that I hadn't gotten around to yet. This year, there were a bunch of blog posts like 'best of the decade' or 'best of 2000s' and whatnot, typical clickbait crap. Of course I skimmed them, always on the lookout for hidden gems that I'd overlooked. This was on several of those lists and I procured it based on the cast alone. Mostly Brian Cox as a coroner was enough for me.

It's pretty good! Quite a change from the CG-fest of Trollhunter but a good script, creepy yet new setting, and ultimately an interesting take on a familiar trope. I liked that Cox and Emile Hirsch were always on the same side, that the film never went to unsaid resentments coming out in some argument or whatever. I also like that at the first overt sign of weirdness they were both like 'fuck this shit.' Pretty good.
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