Text Size
Home In theaters now The haunting in Connecticut :: movie review
Apr 07

Thick as thieves : movie review 2009

Fast And Furious :: movie review :: Aka : Fast & Furious 4

X-Men Origins: Wolverine:: movie review

New Movies
Latest DVD And BLU-RAY reviews
coraline 2009 movie review ANIMATED
Coraline  is a 2009 Animated film shot in stop motion voiced by  Dakota Fanning and  Teri Hatcher Read NEW Review
  The haunting in Connecticut  movie review
The haunting in Connecticut is a horror movie about a family that moves into a very haunted house. Read our movie review
Watchmen : movie review : 2009

Watchmen : 2009 A comic book comes to life in this truly Blockbuster of a film. Read our positive movie review

The International : movie review Clive Owens
The International stars Clive Owens and Naomi Watts as an Interpol and a Attorney who try to uncover an international conspiracy.  movie review
Confessions of a Shopaholic : movie review
Confessions of a Shopaholic : 2009: Romantic Comedy. Isn’t this every girls dream to live in New York and be covered head to toe in Gucci, Prada and Burberry and have on some Jimmy Choo's ? Read our movie review
 Slumdog Millionaire : movie review
Slumdog Millionaire won the 2008 academy award for best picture and Danny Boyle for best director. Read our movie review
Franklyn movie review |
Franklyn is a very interesting British 2009 Sci-Fi film about 4 people who live in two parallel worlds. movie review
Fanboys :: movie review

Fanboys 2009  In 1998 and 4 childhood friends  decide to drive thousands of miles to break into the Skywalker Ranch and steal a copy of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. Read our movie review
 Choke comedy movie review 2008
Choke is a 2008 film based on a book by the same writer as Fight Club, Chuck Palahniuk and stars  Sam Rockwell, Anjelica Huston. read our  movie review
How to Lose Friends and Alienate People movie review
How to Lose Friends and Alienate People is a very funny2008 comedy with an all star cast including Simon Pegg, Kirsten Dunst, Jeff Bridges, Megan Fox . read our movie review
Wanted : movie review ,starring Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman, new dvd
Wanted is an action movie about a secret society of assassins    starring Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman We review it here
www.Brickthrewglass.com’s new Movie review of Australia 2008 starring, Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman

Australia is the story of an English noblewoman who travels to pre WW II Australia. Starring Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman Check out our review

 Seven Pounds : movie review new dvd releases
 Seven Pounds movie review 2008
 WALL-E : movie review Disney / Pixar
 WALL-E Great Pixar anamated film movie review 2008
 Get Smart : movie review
Get Smart Steve Carell and Anne Hathaway star in this funny 2008 Comedy based on the Old T.V. show movie review 2008
 Appaloosa : movie review 2008 dvd reviewed by matt willey

Appaloosa is one of the best westerns ever! movie review 2008



 about brickthrewglass

Brick threw glass is a Movie review website. Brick threw glass is a metaphor I made up for film, the BRICK is the anamorphic shot blocking, and GLASS is the camera lens , the word THREW is a play on words, should have been thru but, I used the words THREW. This website reviews and critics films in a different way,using humor it also tries to interject some of my technical knowledge of how films are created and made into the process.


image: titlte: no spoiler reviews
OK “We don’t do spoilers”; it’s my policy to be very vague about the story lines of the films I review here. I have always hated reading movie reviews that tell to much about a film. Entering a theater already having preconceived notions about the plot and / or the outcome of the film in the past have ruined the viewing experience for me,so this is why  these reviews are written this way . More info about our NO Spoiler Movie Review!

  Image: movie rating system



This is how this movie review website works; we have a 4 star movie review rating system for films and DVDs and BLU-ray disks with 4 out of 4 stars the best and one stars being really bad. We have added the 3.5 and 2.5 into our movie review ratings to make this website a little deeper and Adding to the the readers enjoyment ... More about our  4 STAR MOVIE REVIEW SYSTEM


The haunting in Connecticut :: movie review PDF Print E-mail
Written by Film critic : Matt Willey : Movie Reviews Dvd and Blu-ray Reviews   


 The haunting in Connecticut :: movie review

 The haunting in Connecticut :: movie review
This Film is based on a true story of a family whose oldest son has cancer in the year 1987 and the only treatment was 8 hours away from their house in Connecticut Hence the name, “The haunting in Connecticut”. They are having money problems, so they decide to move into an old inexpensive building closer to the hospital, that was once a funeral home and begin to believe quickly that it is haunted.  There is a fine line between at the beginning of a film, between character building and a slow moving start. Meaning that at the beginning of a film the writers and directors of a film have to set the stage for the story, and add little hints of the coming drama, while build up the back story about the character to make us CARE about them. This movie had a little bit of a slow start, but as in all good movies it’s worth the wait. Victoria Madsen is really good in this film and she gives a well rounded performance and adds a solid presence of believability to this film. The acting was very well done in general in this movie and that includes the children, which is usually not the case. The use of old still photography as a devise for the plot was not unique , but very well incorporated to full effect. The music for this film is part of the films texture and not just thrown in later to add suspense to a weakly acted scenes, it works and is well written and performed...

The haunting in Connecticut :: movie review


The haunting in Connecticut :: movie review horror and  thriller film


 This is a very scary movie, I really liked it. I’m not the biggest horror movie fan and that’s because most horror film are not really that well done and the music is cheesy “The haunting in Connecticut” was neither of these. The worst part of this film was the advertising that was all over the bus benches here in L.A. which did little if anything to do with makeing me want to see this film, and had really nothing to do in hind sight to the experience I had in the theater.  “Now I know why the rent was so cheap” a line from this film when the husband discovers his wife had moved them into a funeral home and there a basement full of old surgical tools and embalming tables…


The haunting in Connecticut: movie review film

Directed by Peter Cornwell , Produced by Scott Niemeyer, Norm Waitt, Steve Whitney, Paul Brooks, Daniel Farrands, Phyllis Laing, Wendy Rhoads, Andrew Trapani
Written by Adam Simon  and Tim Metcalfe
Starring Virginia Madsen, Kyle Gallner, Elias Koteas, Amanda Crew, Martin Donovan, Sophi Knight, Ty Wood, Erik J. BergJohn Bluethner
D.W. Brown
John B. Lowe Distributed by Lionsgate, Gold Circle Films


Rate this Movie :: The haunting in Connecticut

Rate this Movie :: The haunting in Connecticut
movie review website www.brickthrewglass.com
Home In theaters now The haunting in Connecticut :: movie review