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Teen, 13 years old Written bycerealkiller189 October 6, 2012
AGE
15
QUALITY
 

Will do to found footage what Jaws did to water.

Wow.This is some hardcore stuff.I have not seen something as visceral and nightmarish as this in a long while.This year,we have hit the jackpot for horror movies.The Cabin In The Woods gave a wake-up call to all the other deconstruction horror movies that usually fail.Sinister was extremely scary and utilized it's found footage horror very well.And this-this,was just excellent.Paramormal Activity 4 will seem like nothing after this.V/H/S is one bloody,brutal,terrifying,nauseating,gruesome,unflinching and unrelenting ride from start to end.The movie is filmed in such realistic style that it's actually terrifying.Drew McWeeny at Hitfix has said "One of the scariest movies in recent memory." For god's sake,please do not take your child to see this.It should have been rated NC17.This is very brutal and adult content we're watching here.All of the violence is presented on screen.Well,it's a gory year for horror movies anyway.Went to the TIFF Midnight Madness Festival (live near there so it's convenient) and was glad to take a break from gore.The ABCs Of Death was the best one of all,very,very brutal movie,also directed by Adam Wingard.You're next,a Midnight Madness crowd success was also directed by Adam Wingard.Definitely a MM veteran.

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Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Teen, 14 years old Written bybobster173 October 14, 2012
AGE
18
QUALITY
 

Decent, but Extremely Off Limits for Kids

The movie itself is not that great, and its completely innapropriate for kids.

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Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Parent of a 7 and 15 year old Written byParentReviewz January 2, 2013
AGE
18
QUALITY
 

V/H/S IS GRAPHIC, GORY AND VERY SCARY - Read Before Renting!

VHS is a horror anthology consisting of 5 Short Horror Stories and One Main Plot That The Tapes Revolve Around. Here is a summary of those,

TAPE 56 (MAIN PLOT) - A Gang of Criminals That Force Women To Flash On Camera And Vandalize Houses And Other Property, Are Hired To Break Into a House and Steal a VHS Tape, But When They Get There They Don't Know Which One and Decide to Watch Some Of Them. (This "Story" Is Shown Before, In between, and After Every Tape.)

AMATEUR NIGHT - Three Friends Hide a Video Camera In One of Their Glasses and Rent a Motel Room Intending on Bringing Women Back To Have Sex. They Bring Home a Strange Girl Who Says No More Than "I Like You" This One Has The Most Sexual Content (References and Nudity) And Is The Goriest. VERY GRAPHIC AND BRUTAL.

SECOND HONEYMOON - A Couple On Their Honeymoon Go Out in the West and The Girl Receives a Fortune as a Strange Women Begins Stalking Them. The Only Violence is a Bloody and Graphic Throat Slitting With Dark Red Blood Squirting Everywhere With The Victim Thrashing Around. HOWEVER, THIS ONE IS VERY CREEPY AND ONE OF THE SCARIEST.

TUESDAY THE 17TH - Four Twenty Year Olds Go On A Camping Trip In the Woods Where They Find Out Is The Site That a Serial Killer Murdered Three Twenty Year Olds The Previous Year. VERY GORY AND GRAPHIC BUT DONE IN A CAMPY WAY. THE KILLER IS VERY SCARY LOOKING AS HE IS NEVER SHOWN (HE IS SHOWN AS A SILHOUETTE OBSCURED BY TRACKING ERRORS.)

THE SICK THING THAT HAPPENED TO EMILY WHEN SHE WAS YOUNGER - A Boyfriend and Girlfriend are Chatting on Skype due to the woman thinking her apartment is haunted. THE ENDING SCENE IS GRAPHIC HOWEVER SHOWN BRIEFLY. ****SPOILER ALERT*** The Sick thing that happened to emily is that her boyfriend and a group of aliens use her body as an incubator for alien/human hybrids and that they make it look like she hurts herself.

10/31/98 - A Group of Friends Go To a House Which They Believe is the site of the Halloween Party They Were Invited To. THE LEAST INTENSE AND IS SIMILAR TO A HAUNTED HOUSE, JUST A BUNCH OF NON GRAPHIC JUMP SCARES.

Overall, This Movie is VERY Scary and is NOT FOR KIDS UNDER 21

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Too much violence
Too much sex
Teen, 14 years old Written byHaitham Bayazeed May 19, 2013
AGE
18
QUALITY
 

HBayazeed Review: V/H/S

V/H/S is the new anthology horror movie which is directed from different points of views, it contains found footage in a found footage, some misfits go to an abandon house to get a unique tape so they found lots of them and they start watching to find out which one is their aim, what they see we see, they are five scary segments each not connected and with separate stories, the movie gets scary as hell the acting is good except for the forest segment it was bad, the visuals are cool, it is very violent and disturbing with scary and spooky imagery with of coarse a dozen of jump-out-of-your seats kind of scares it is really spooky and not for anyone, I think you have an idea now for what it is! ;)

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Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Parent of a 3, 3, and 5 year old Written byjonallypugliese1023 November 1, 2013
AGE
10
QUALITY
 

great movie

I would watch this with my kids when they get older my husband and I love horror movies I really like this movie want to see the second one

Adult Written bychristian2011 January 30, 2014
AGE
17
QUALITY
 

Very violent and eerie anthology film not suitable for children nor teens alike.

VHS has very similar concepts to the paranormal activity franchise, yet the whole film captured on camera footage throughout, which may cause nausea and dizziness for those not used to it. Unlike the paranormal activity movies, VHS is far more violent in terms of graphic bloody violence and gore, contains more frequent, strong language (over 100 uses of f**k), and strong sexual activity including graphic male and female nudity (breasts, buttocks, genitalia). VHS is very slow and exasperating in the beginning part, but gets slightly better when the video tapes begin. Several tapes show a group of guy who pick up a particularly strange female from a bar who later turns out to be something more sinister; friends going hitchhiking and encounter a unworldly serial killer, and a young woman who reveals eerie paranormal activity in her own apartment, including the reveal of a dark cult inside an abandoned house. VHS is a good movie for hardcore horror fans due to the sheer amounts of terror, disturbing imagery, gory violence, and graphic sexual content. However, the film doesn't contain an inventive and creative storyline and relies only on the shock and gore factor, plus the same old cliché of young friends venturing out on their own dimwitted tenacity which inevitably ends with their own demise.
Violence (5/5) Language (5/5) Sex (4/5) Drugs (2/5) Intensity (4/5)

What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing