"Itâ€™s basically a very loving hate letter," he tells the site. â€śOn some level it was completely a lark, me and Drew [Goddard, director] trying to figure out what the most fun we could have would be. On another level itâ€™s a serious critique of what we love and what we donâ€™t about horror movies. I love being scared. I love that mixture of thrill, of horror, that objectification/identification thing of wanting definitely for the people to be alright but at the same time hoping theyâ€™ll go somewhere dark and face something awful. The things that I donâ€™t like are kids acting like idiots, the devolution of the horror movie into torture porn and into a long series of sadistic comeuppances. Drew and I both felt that the pendulum had sung a little too far in that direction."
Plot Synopsis: Five friends go to a remote cabin in the woods. Bad things happen. If you think you know this story, think again. From fan favorites Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard comes THE CABIN IN THE WOODS, a mind-blowing horror film that turns the genre inside out.