‘Splinter’ – Simple, spare … and bloody effective

‘Splinter’ – Simple, spare … and bloody effective

Jill Wagner and Shea Whigham in Splinter

Splinter” proves you don’t need torture racks (“Saw”), masked killers (“Halloween”) or even a shaky video camera (“The Blair Witch Project”) to give us the creeps.

The new film spins on a blissfully simple premise. Four people get stuck in a Kwik-E-Mart style shop while something nasty waits outside, eager to break in.

That’s it.

When an uncomplicated concept is well executed, that’s all you really need.

Read the full review at HollywoodInToto.com.

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jicNo Gravatar November 9, 2008 at 2:33 am

You had me at “Jill Wagner”.

cftotoNo Gravatar November 9, 2008 at 4:53 am

I hear ya, JIC … as Borat would say, ‘wha wha wee wah!’

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