Each of the following films received three votes!
70. The Cabin in the Woods -- 2012, Drew Goddard
69. Dawn of the Dead -- 1978, George Romero
68. The Silence of the Lambs -- 1991, Jonathan Demme
67. Them (aka Ils) -- 2006, David Moreau & Xavier Palud
66. The Serpent and the Rainbow -- 1988, Wes Craven
65. The Innocents -- 1961, Jack Clayton
64. Dark Water -- 2002, Hideo Nakata
63. The Last House on the Left -- 1972, Wes Craven
62. Amityville II: The Possession -- 1982, Damiano Damiani
61. The Vanishing (aka Spoorloos) -- 1988, George Sluizer
Is Cabin in the Woods simply a loving riff on genre tropes, or an indictment against horror films and fans? Or both? Or neither?
I think it's enjoyable, but at the same time I couldn't help but feel that Goddard and co-writer Joss Whedon were calling me a degenerate dummy for liking these kinds of movies. You know, kind of like Michael Haneke did with Funny Games...only Cabin didn't leave me pondering my relationship with on-screen violence. Rather, I found myself thinking "Hey, the fact that I like horror movies doesn't make me a bloodthirsty moron." Folks love the film, though, so clearly mileage varies and strokes are diff'rent.