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Written by Richard Taylor   
Monday, 01 June 2015
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AKA: Qonaq, Gość, Гость

Directed by:
Adam Wingard
Written by:
Simon Barrett
Produced by:
Keith Calder, Jessica Wu
Cinematography by:
Robby Baumgartner
Editing by:
Adam Wingard
Special Effects by:
Joel Hobbie, William Boggs
Music by:
Steve Moore
Dan Stevens, Maika Monroe, Brendan Meyer, Sheila Kelley, Leland Orser, Lance Reddick
1h 39min

Studio: HanWay Films, Snoot Entertainment
Distributor: Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Director Adam Winguard and writer Simon Barrett team up once again after delivering the acclaimed film You're Next. The Guest is also the highly acclaimed second offering from the writer/director pair, receiving high ratings from such respected sites as Rotten Tomatoes, where it scored a 90%. It finds itself somewhere between being a black comedy/thriller with a sharp wit and a likable lead character played by Dan Stevens.

The Guest boasts an incredible 80's style soundtrack and the film has a very retro feel to it.  I can't think of a better scored style of movie, except maybe Ryan Nicholson's original cut of Gutterballs before all the great Canadian eighties music was removed from the soundtrack. It also has this overall amazing 80's feel to it.

Stevens’ character, David Collins, and the family he infiltrates play out this spot-on dysfunctional positive relationship in the movie and the relationships Stevens develops with each of the family members is cool and funny, especially with the son Luke. Whether David is standing up for Luke against his asshole schoolmates, chilling with the daughter Ana at a party, cooking with Mrs. Peterson or drinking beers with Mr. Peterson, it all works in a darkly comedic way.

The Guest follows the story of The Peterson family who are very distraught over losing their son to the war in Afghanistan. One day a man by the name of David Collins drops by and claims to be a friend of their son Caleb. At first the family are obviously hesitant but shortly let their guard down and welcome David to stay as long as he pleases. As David is fitting in nicely, we get to see a darker side of him. He inquires about purchasing a gun, gives the Peterson's son Luke a butterfly knife as a gift and strangely enough, a bunch of bad things start happening to enemies of the Peterson's. All the while the family has never been happier since David arrived. The daughter, Ana, starts to believe something is up when her secret boyfriend is framed for a double murder and all indications point to David. Once David feels he is threatened, and his identity discovered, he lets loose on all those necessary and some just to leave no witnesses.

The Guest is a witty and clever thriller, and it boasts some vicious gun violence during the climax. You can't help but like Stevens’ character, no matter what he does, he brings that sort of charisma to the character. I almost wished the movie gave a little bit more of an explanation as to who David actually was, since they left it very vague. From reading about the movie, they had originally explained David's background a lot more in different cuts of the film but test screenings had proved audiences found it to be too much. The Guest is a nice twist on the dark comedic thriller.



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