Finally got around to seeing The Strangers: Prey at Night this past Thursday. And honestly, I'm surprised by how much I liked it. The tone takes an almost complete 180 from the first movie -- and really, that's what it needed to do. The first movie, in my opinion, is a classic in its own right. Though it wasn't the first home invasion horror movie, it probably did the theme best. It was an extremely slow-burning movie until the last ten minutes. Then shit really started going down. And the new movie gets right to it. The movie opens with the strangers arriving at an elderly couple's mobile home in the middle of the night. The scene is very non-violent but it does a great job at establishing the tone and feel for the rest of the movie. We're later introduced to our main characters: a mom and dad and their two teenage kids. The family is making a quick overnight stop at the mobile home park before taking the daughter to a boarding
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My love for Fright-Rags continues to grow. They've just released a sweet set of The Strangers: Prey at Night merchandise. You can cop yours here . My The Strangers: Prey at Night hits theaters today, and Fright-Rags celebrates the long-awaited sequel with merchandise featuring the film's mysterious killers. Dollface, Pin-Up Girl, and the Man in the Mask are depicted on three shirt designs, crew socks, and a set of three enamel pins. And if that's not enough to wet your appetite, then check out their awesome lineup of Army of Darkness and Silver Shamrock ( Halloween III: Season of the Witch ) gear.