Jon Foster

Review: 'Mr. Jones' trades creepy for chaotic

Review: 'Mr. Jones' trades creepy for chaotic

We're back in the woods with a camera for the horror film "Mr. Jones," a nature-meets-nightmare tale that unfortunately gets lost in its own thicket of tricks.

Restless, artsy-minded couple Scott (Jon Foster) and Penny (Sarah Jones) leave civilization behind for a remote cabin so he can make a nature film, which excuses — I mean explains — the movie's found-footage format.

Instead, the pair get sidetracked by the oddly silent, hooded figure wandering the landscape at night. A breathless break-in to the mystery man's underground lair suggests he's the notorious Mr. Jones, a reclusive artist credited with sending eerily ornate scarecrow figures to random citizens....

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