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The Babysitter| Netflix

Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 6:35 am
by Blue Jackets
Next Friday.

The events of one evening take an unexpected turn for the worst for a young boy trying to spy on his babysitter.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qCqrODw1nM

The Babysitter| Netflix

Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:53 am
by Blue Jackets
Out today. Users are giving it 80% on RT

The Babysitter| Netflix

Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:00 am
by cwilkins88
I know what I'm doing today

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The Babysitter| Netflix

Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:07 am
by Tyler
cwilkins88 wrote:Source of the post I know what I'm doing today

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I'm going to try watching this weekend too. Doesn't look *that* scary.

The Babysitter| Netflix

Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:19 pm
by cwilkins88
I loved this movie so much. This is easily my top five of the whole year. It's a comedy horror, and it does it SOOO well.

Whatever whatever, horror plot, but every death is awsome, the dialogue is awesome, and everything is great. Every trope they do for horror, is reversed later on. I basically started watching this and went, oh okay...well thats the end of the movie, and it gets to the climax and it builds to that, and they just take a complete 180. It was phenomenal. watch this shit.

Re: The Babysitter| Netflix

Posted: Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:24 pm
by Tyler
I'll give a more detailed review later when I'm on a computer, but that was better than it had any right to be. It was 70% comedy. 15% gore. 15% horror.

Re: The Babysitter| Netflix

Posted: Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:26 pm
by Tyler
Also, DONT WATCH THE TRAILER. This one be a fun one to go in cold. The trailer showed a little too much.

The Babysitter| Netflix

Posted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:44 pm
by Tyler
cwilkins88 wrote:Source of the post it reminded me of Tucker and Dale vs evil alot.

Funny you say that because I kept comparing this movie to Netflix's other horror/comedy from this summer, Little Evil. The Babysitter nails the tone, whereas Little Evil left a lot to be desired. I bring this up because Little Evil was the same writer/director as Tucker and Dale vs Evil. I agree with you, it seems like The Babysitter is a more natural fit with that movie than Little Evil.

I don't think The Babysitter completely flips the genre upside down like Tucker and Dale does, but there are a couple of key scenes that play out in a very unexpected way that are great. The Babysitter is an easy movie to recommend.

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Robbie Amell plays the jock so perfectly. He gets typecast in this kind of role a lot, but he can pull it off in a funny way. It was hilarious when he postponed killing Cole to teach him a lesson about standing up to his bully. Also the exchange they had when Cole kicked in the groin.

The Babysitter| Netflix

Posted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:34 pm
by DannyFanny
Movie was fun. I think I had some higher expectations after seeing/reading about it here.

The Babysitter| Netflix

Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:56 am
by Tyler
DannyFanny wrote:Source of the post Movie was fun. I think I had some higher expectations after seeing/reading about it here.

I blame Wilkins for putting it as his favorite movie of the year.

The Babysitter| Netflix

Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:46 am
by purple_hayes
I don't know what I can add to this convo that hasn't been said. This movie have quite a few funny moments in it. The third act is a bit chaotic. Did think it was kinda weird when an extremely hot babysitter seemed to be way too into a 12 old boy, but movie is pretty funny.

The Babysitter| Netflix

Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:46 am
by cwilkins88
I'm probably going to watch this again soon. I do not think I could've enjoyed this movie any more than I did. This checked every box for me

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The Babysitter| Netflix

Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:47 am
by cwilkins88
It probably also helped that I had no idea this movie was a comedy going in

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Re: The Babysitter| Netflix

Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:05 am
by Tyler
He was 14 I think? That's why he was learning to drive. Just as weird though.

The Babysitter| Netflix

Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:06 am
by purple_hayes
Tyler wrote:Source of the post He was 14 I think? That's why he was learning to drive. Just as weird though.


Was he 14? I thought they said 12. Was she like 16 or something... she seemed way older than him.

Re: The Babysitter| Netflix

Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:22 am
by Tyler
So he is a 16 year old playing a 12 year old. She's 25 playing 16. I would have guessed he was in like 7th grade and just turned 14. I also thought she was a college aged kid until her friends showed up and they were clearly high schoolers football player and cheerleader.

I also thought it was very odd how flirty she was with him, but it made sense later. She has been slowly building his trust so she could drug him and take his blood.

Did anyone else get a young Jimmy Fallen vibe from Cole?

The Babysitter| Netflix

Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:59 pm
by DannyFanny
Cole was 12. Bee was probably a billion years old or something like that. Cole figured out he wasn't the first kid and wouldn't be the last.