#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – After suspecting that their police officer neighbor is a serial killer, a group of teenage friends spend their summer spying on him and gathering evidence, but as they get closer to discovering the truth, things get dangerous.
Plot: Summer is usually a time for fun and games, but some teens get much more danger than they bargained for after beginning to suspect their neighbor is a serial murderer.
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A very pleasant surprise. It was hardcore derivative, but that didn’t stop me from enjoying it. Even if it had, there is **nothing** old hat about that ending.
_Final rating:★★★½ – I really liked it. Would strongly recommend you give it your time._
**Perhaps some mild spoilers**
1/3 of the way through and so far it’s rather annoying. Ridiculous dialog, unrealistic feel and cliche stuff that copies recent successful shows/movies. I’ll finish it later but I’m not expecting much. OK…finished it! It actually ends up better than it started. I think it could have been vastly improved with a few changes. It tries too hard in places and a few of the characters were unrealistic or maybe the acting was just bad. The dad was acted poorly and the neighbor girl was too old and unbelievable. She seemed like some 25-year-old Playboy Bunny crushing on the nerdy kid she used to babysit. There is no universe in the multiverse where this would happen. All that said, the conclusion was pretty good and obviously opens it up for a sequel at some point. I really thought the it was setting up for a giant twist where the guy who you thought was the killer was innocent and the real killer was the hot neighbor girl. That would have explained her unhealthy obsession with the boy next door. 6/10.
Not Your Typical Serial Killer Film
First and foremost – this film is not to be compared to Stranger Things and / or It because it was never intended to be compared to those films.
Summer of ’84 is a well constructed indie slow-burn film which draws on the neighborhood and suburban vibe which was only realized fully in this country during the 1980’s. Harkening back to such classic films as The ‘Burbs, Rear Window, When A Stranger Calls Back and other such ’80s gems that hone in on the mentality of evil in our midst sight brought about by the Cold War and anti-communist rhetoric of 1950’s McCarthyism.
Many of our younger readers will not remember a time when kids actually played outside at night in the neighborhood. Games we all loved such as Kick the Can or War or Flashlight Tag, games that parents secretly worried would expose us to that unknown evil… it is this mindset that Summer of ’84 sets itself on.
Not your typical serial killer film, but I enjoyed it thoroughly. I will say I was surprised by the ending as I am cursed with determining the plot too early for most films – this one blindsided me and for that I thank the writers.
Haters of this film either 1) Don’t understand that a horror movie doesn’t have to be all in-your-face or 2) have no recollection of life during that period so don’t see it as realistic. I was that age during the ’80s and I vividly remember playing those games, being exposed to nudie mags, doing the neighborhood festivals, hearing about killers and half-wishing something happened in my area so I could play hero.
Well done production crew.
I wanted this movie to be great but…
Im born in the 70s so the 80s is warm and nostalgic to me. I was around these boys age then so I know the my stuff. What I hate about remakes of the 80s is that almost no one cares about making it authentic. They throw in a few things but the lingo, the hairdue, the fashion anf colors are all wrong.
So thats a big minus for this movie.
The other thing is that everything is so predicable. They telegraph every scene a mile away.
The third thing is the very weird ending. Its like a third act after the resolution. Felt like the movie was over and this part was some kinda pickup idea cus they couldnt find a fitting end to it.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 45 min (105 min)
Rated Not Rated
Genre Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Director François Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell
Writer Matt Leslie, Stephen J. Smith
Actors Graham Verchere, Judah Lewis, Caleb Emery, Cory Gruter-Andrew
Awards 1 win & 5 nominations.
Production Company RKSS
Sound Mix N/A
Aspect Ratio 2.39:1
Camera Panasonic OmniMovie VHS HQ, Red Epic Dragon (Cooke Anamorphic/i & Angénieux zoom lenses)
Film Length N/A
Negative Format N/A
Cinematographic Process N/A
Printed Film Format N/A