XviD-NeDiVx By: s0uL R1pp3r L. He shifts his gaze to the back seat, and sees Enslin's burnt but alive corpse in the back seat. The mind is a curious, wonderful and troubling thing, and 1408 wants us to know it. Olin, in his office, praises Mike for his actions. XviD-NeDiVx 3 years ago 1 23. In March 2006, actor John Cusack was cast to star in the film, joined by actor Samuel L.
It can do so much more than thrill us. When the room 1408 at the Dolphin Hotel in New York is brought to his attention, research tells him that the death tally in the room is in the double digits. He sees the room as a solid ending chapter for the new book he's working on. Olin, promising to sue the hotel, and is finally allowed to check into the room. Olin, promising to sue the hotel, and is finally allowed to check into the room.
The films that are supposed to scare us nowadays are made from the same recycled junk we've been seeing for years now. A door is heard closing and the scene fades to black. W 3 years ago 1 22. Thus, Hafstrom worked largely with a one hotel-suite set and one mid-level actor. He not only has to carry almost the entire film on his own, but he also has to convincingly act like he is slowly going insane without hamming it up, or losing his personality.
Mike books the room, despite the warnings of the hotel manager, Gerald Olin Samuel L. Any actor can tell you that madness is a difficult thing to depict. It's all very twisty and big on conundrums, which makes a second viewing something of a necessity, whilst Cusack's performance is also reason to check in for another viewing. The innovative ideas here are just terrific. Genre Horror, Mystery Imdb Rating 6. Then two firemen break into the room and drag him out. I also appreciated the mix of surprise horror and psychological.
Sam returns to his New York office, sorts through his mail, and discovers the manuscript that Mike wrote about Room 1408, written after Mike thought he had awakened from a dream. The premise may be thin, and yeah, it doesn't always make a lot of sense. One day, Mike receives a postcard informing him of an old hotel in New York City called the Dolphin Hotel, which is supposed to have a room that has quite the history. Once inside the room, Mike describes on his recorder the room's boring appearance and its unimpressive lack of supernatural behavior. Olin, promising to sue the hotel, and is finally allowed to check into the room.
At the center of the movie is John Cusack, who literally has to carry the movie almost by himself. Let me tell you, 1408 is different. Mike appears unmoved by the story, so Olin attempts to bribe him with a very expensive bottle of cognac and a free room upgrade to prevent him from entering 1408. He later listens to the recording in his car, and becomes visibly upset when he hears Katie's voice on the tape. However, changed it to the ending used in the theatrical release.
The lobby scenes were filmed at the in London. Gerald Olin objects to his request and offers an upgrade, expensive booze and finally relates the death of more than fifty guests over decades in the cursed room. Olin places the tape recorder back in the box and drives off. Accepting the bottle, Mike still insists on staying in the room and the preparations are reluctantly made. A appears and Mike has a vision of himself hanged, but he refuses to give in. During Mike's funeral, Olin approaches Lily and Mike's publisher Sam Farrell.
Who am I to ruin it for you? Canadian networks and , and U. XviD-NeDiVx 3 years ago 1 21. While writing his latest book, he travels from Los Angeles to New York to spend one night in the Dolphin Hotel's posessed room 1408, which is permanently unavailable for guests. Fortunately, this role appeals to that character. All too often, a horror film loads up too much on one side and it just doesn't work out well! However, it's not the scary movie some have lauded it as, in fact it's more fun-house palaver than anything terrifying, but there's no doubting the intelligence and skill of the writing.