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The student news site of Fishers High School, Fishers, Indiana

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“The Boy” not as miserable as advertised

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Main character Greta is played by Lauren Cohan. Greta has accepeted a nanny position at the very beginning of the film. photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

These past few years especially have been notorious for bad horror films, so when the trailers for “The Boy” were released, there wasn’t as much buzz or talk regarding it. After viewing however, the cliches and somewhat unsuspenseful jump scares were revealed to be surrounded by a backbone of truly terrifying experiences.

The story begins with a woman (Lauren Cohan) traveling in a car to a scary looking house in which she will live for the next few months; not very original. Soon however, the essence of what sets this film apart from the others is introduced in the form of a realistic puppet that the homeowners treat as their deceased son, Brahms.

Throughout the film, audiences are introduced to many predictable happenings and sequences, such as “waking up and realizing that it was all a dream” or “hearing a noise and going to investigate it rather than simply ignoring it.” These however, are encompassed by terrifying revelations and twists that are exclusive to the film.

One of the main strengths of the cinematography are the unique camera angles. The included shots make it easier to see through the eyes of whoever happens to have the main role in any one particular scene. Also the motion and changing of the camera focus adds extra creepy effects.

While seeming on the outside like any other try-hard horror movie, the twist ending of “The Boy” is certain to surprise all who choose to enjoy it.

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“The Boy” not as miserable as advertised