Cabin in the Woods delivers good dialogue. Joss Whedon and Drew Godward teamed up to write the Cabin in the Woods screenplay. Many movie fans claimed they enjoyed the movie, so we’ll give Cabin in the Woods another chance. Cabin in the Woods is a unique movie, a step back from previous Scary movie spoofs.
Cabin in the Woods movie dialogue gave viewers some good laughs. Marty’s Civil war, “Brother versus brother” joke induced an outburst of laughs. The gas station operator working for command headquarters seemed overly serious, especially when Marty made fun of him. This movie dialogue works well as a running joke, which is commonly executed in television situation comedies.
The following movie dialogue occurs between Hadley and Sitterson.
Hadley: We may as well tell Japan to take the rest of the weekend off.
Sitterson: Yeah, right. They’re Japanese. What are they gonna do- relax?
Hadley: I don’t know. Maybe they can do some group calisthenics or something.
We have a good exchange between the two main command characters. Cliches are treading through the dialogue, with Japanese discipline references advancing the punch line. Cabin in the Woods is full of cliches that mock the genres – horror genre is the primary target. Nonetheless, the genres shift enough to create good dialogue moments.
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