The Den (2013)While studying the habits of web cam chat users from the apparent safety of her own home, a young woman's life begins to spiral out of control after witnessing a grisly murder online.Keywords:
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Critic Reviews of "The Den (2013)"Hollywood ReporterMarch 20, 2014
Zach Donohue's debut feature ingeniously uses only computer images to tell its tale.Los Angeles TimesMarch 20, 2014
False leads superfluously string the protagonist along; it feels as though the writers have padded the script rather than showed off their cleverness.RogerEbert.comMarch 14, 2014
There are almost no real shocks or scares to rattle you out of the stupor that inevitably develops from observing someone else fiddle with their laptop for much of the running time.New York TimesMarch 13, 2014
Scenes pulse with the Internet's speed and sprawl, aided by clever editing that pops.Village VoiceMarch 11, 2014
The Den's commitment to its presentational conceit leads to a number of implausible scenarios, but what's more disheartening is the gore-fest it turns into once the curtain is thrown back on the mystery propelling both Elizabeth and the narrative.The Film StageJune 21, 2016
The film is neither compelling or innovative enough to justify sitting through its torture porn-y moments.FILMINK (Australia)October 07, 2015
It's mean-spirted, vicious and twistedly entertaining, the kind of film that will make you think twice about being left alone and vulnerable in front of your laptop.Reel Film ReviewsJuly 28, 2015
...a superior found-footage endeavor that's often as unnerving as it is timely.Projected FiguresAugust 30, 2014
The results are a paranoid thrill ride into twenty-first century manipulation and exploitation, a pseudo snuff film whose very making we witness, and whose impact comes from our awareness of its chilling plausibility.Grolsch Film WorksAugust 29, 2014
taps into contemporary anxieties about both the very public nature - and anonymity - of the lives that we lead online, building towards a sadistic, cynical endingReeling ReviewsJuly 28, 2014
Cowriter (with Lauren Thompson)/director Zachary Donohue puts a new spin on the 'found footage' genre with this incredibly clever and creepy film that delves into our worst online fears.OregonianApril 21, 2014
"The Den" is unsettling without being excessively gory, building legitimate dread rather than resorting to cheap scares.
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