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The Forest (2016) - Jason Zada

For some reason I had a real strong desire to see this movie. It just seemed like it would be something interesting and entertaining. However, I couldn't figure out why. The promotion and presentation isn't that amazing. In fact it looks cheap. But something just peaks my interest. Perhaps it's the whole haunted forest thing. 
The film is about Sara, a girl that travels to Japan to save her identical twin sister Jess. Jess apparently had some issues and wandered into the famous Aokigahara forest. Otherwise known as The Suicide Forest. Sara knows that Jess is still alive. She just seems to know it. She meets Aiden, an American that is living in Tokyo. He is actually going into the forest to write about it. Aiden says he is pretty familiar but still doesn't go without a guide. Sara manages to tag along and they all trek into the haunted forest together. It doesn't take long for things to degrade. The terror starts almost instantly as they enter the forest. Will they m…