Here’s the trailer for Cabin in the Woods, directed by Cloverfield writer Drew Goddard, from a script by Goddard and Joss Whedon. It stars a pre-Thor Chris Hemsworth (the release was delayed because of MGM’s financial problems), and supposedly features Richard Jenkins, though he’s nowhere to be found in the trailer. Basically, some kids go out to a cabin in the woods, and yadda yadda yadda, they f*ck each other and get killed. A metaphor for humanity, really. It reminds me of those movies I used to watch on cable in the 80s and early 90s in order to see some boobs, only in this case, it looks like someone took out all the boob parts and cut together a film using just the boobless crap. Not even Chris Hemsworth shirtless? Jeez, these guys must be purists. “What if we made a cabin movie that was really about the CABIN, you know?”
I guess it will all come down to whether you respect wood. Do you respect wood?