The Cabin in the Woods

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
The Cabin in the Woods
The Cabin in the Woods (2012) theatrical poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Drew Goddard
Produced by Joss Whedon
Written by
  • Joss Whedon
  • Drew Goddard
Music by David Julyan
Cinematography Peter Deming
Edited by Lisa Lassek
Distributed by Lionsgate
Release date
  • March 9, 2012 (2012-03-09) (SXSW)
  • April 13, 2012 (2012-04-13) (United States)
Running time
95 minutes[1]
Country United States
Language English
Budget $30 million[2]
Box office $66.5 million[3]

The Cabin in the Woods is a 2012 American horror comedy film directed by Drew Goddard in his directorial debut, produced by Joss Whedon, and written by Whedon and Goddard.[4] The film stars Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams, Richard Jenkins, and Bradley Whitford. The plot follows a group of college students who retreat to a remote forest cabin where they fall victim to backwoods zombies and the two technicians who manipulate events from an underground facility.

Goddard and Whedon, having worked together previously on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, wrote the screenplay in three days,[5] describing it as an attempt to "revitalize" the slasher film genre and as a critical satire on torture porn. The special effects, monster costumes, special makeup, and prosthetic makeup for the movie were done by veteran horror film actress Heather Langenkamp, her husband David LeRoy Anderson, and their company AFX Studio.[6] Filming took place in Vancouver, British Columbia from March to May 2009 on an estimated budget of $30 million.

The film was originally slated for release on February 5, 2010 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and United Artists, but was indefinitely shelved due to financial difficulties. In 2011, Lionsgate picked up the distribution rights. The film premiered on March 9, 2012 at the South by Southwest film festival in Austin, Texas and was released in the United States on April 13, 2012, grossing over $66 million worldwide.


In a high tech underground facility, controllers Sitterson and Hadley discuss plans for a mysterious operation. A similar operation undertaken by their counterparts in Stockholm has just ended in failure.

American college students Dana, Holden, Marty, Jules, and Curt are spending their weekend at a seemingly deserted cabin in the forest. From their control room, Sitterson and Hadley manipulate the students by intoxicating them with mind-altering drugs that hinder rational thinking and increase libido. They take bets from coworkers as to what kind of monster will attack the students and discuss the failures of similar rituals in other nations.

In the cabin's cellar, the group finds many bizarre objects, including the diary of Patience Buckner, a cabin resident abused by her sadistic family. Dana recites incantations from the journal, inadvertently summoning the zombified Buckner family despite Marty's warnings. By releasing pheromones, Hadley successfully induces Curt and Jules to have sex. Attacked by the marauding Buckner zombies, Jules is decapitated while Curt escapes to alert the group. Marty, a frequent marijuana smoker, discovers concealed surveillance equipment before being dragged off by one of the Buckners. Later, the facility workers learn that the ritual in Japan has also ended in failure, meaning that the American ritual is humanity's last hope. It becomes apparent that the ritual involves blood sacrifice.

Curt, Holden, and Dana attempt to escape in their RV, but Sitterson triggers a tunnel collapse to block them. Curt jumps a ravine on his motorcycle in an attempt to flee and alert the authorities, only to crash into a force field, killing him. Holden and Dana retreat to the RV to plan their next move, but one of the Buckners, hiding within all along, fatally stabs Holden as they are driving away, resulting in the RV crashing and sinking into a lake. Dana escapes and swims ashore and is beset in turn. As she is attacked, Sitterson, Hadley, and their colleagues celebrate the successful completion of the ritual, viewing the events from the control room. The celebration is interrupted by a phone call pointing out that Marty has survived. His heavy marijuana use has apparently rendered him immune to Sitterson and Hadley's manipulations.

Marty rescues Dana and takes her to a hidden elevator he discovered under a grave. They descend into the underground facility, where a menagerie of monsters are imprisoned. Dana correlates them with the objects in the cabin's cellar and realizes that those items gave victims the opportunity to choose the agents of their own deaths during the ritual. Cornered by the facility's security personnel, she and Marty release the monsters, all of which wreak havoc and slaughter the staff; Hadley is killed by a merman and Sitterson escapes to the lower level.

Dana and Marty flee the carnage. Dana accidentally mortally wounds Sitterson, who begs her to kill Marty. Fleeing further, they discover an ancient temple and are confronted by the facility's leader, known only as The Director. She explains that they are participating in an annual ritual sacrifice to appease the Ancient Ones (described as "giant evil gods"). Each facility's ritual conforms to the rules of that region's local lore; in America young people are chosen to be sacrificed based on similarity to certain archetypes: the whore (Jules), the athlete (Curt), the scholar (Holden), the fool (Marty), and the virgin (Dana). In order to complete the ritual the whore must die first and the virgin must survive or die last. Since all other facilities have failed, the penalty for not completing the ritual is the extermination of the entire human race. Hence, The Director urges Dana to kill Marty. Dana considers, but she is interrupted by a werewolf attack, while zombie Patience Buckner appears and kills The Director.

Deciding that humanity is not worth saving, Dana and Marty share a joint while awaiting their fate. The temple floor collapses and a giant hand emerges, destroying the facility and the cabin itself.



With a production budget of $30 million, principal photography began on March 9, 2009 in Vancouver,[7] and concluded in May 2009. Joss Whedon co-wrote the script with Cloverfield screenwriter Drew Goddard, who also directed the film, marking his directorial debut. Goddard previously worked with Whedon on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel as a writer.

Whedon described the film as an attempt to revitalize the horror genre. He called it a "loving hate letter" to the genre, continuing:[8]

... it's a serious critique of what we love and what we don't about horror movies. I love being scared. I love that mixture of thrill, of horror, that objectification/identification thing of wanting definitely for the people to be all right but at the same time hoping they'll go somewhere dark and face something awful. The things that I don't like are kids acting like idiots, the devolution of the horror movie into torture porn and into a long series of sadistic comeuppances. Drew and I both felt that the pendulum had swung a little too far in that direction.

Concerning the sheer number of creatures to be designed and made for the film, AFX Studio's David LeRoy Anderson estimated that "close to a thousand" people were turned into one of around 60 different monster types.[9] The task necessitated renting a much larger facility to use as a workspace, as a crew of around 60 people were recruited. The producers told them to commence work on December 15, 2008, ahead of the official January 1, 2009 start date. They only completed the work by the March 9, 2009 production date because, as Anderson stated "We had nearly seventy people at peak, but in effect we had a hundred and forty people, because everybody had at least two was crazy, but people had an incredible time...none of us are ever going to forget it, and we're never all going to be in the same room again."[10]

The underground complex, elevators, and the control room were all sets, but for several wide shots, the British Columbia Institute of Technology's Aerospace building was used. Production designer Martin Whist referenced Stanley Kubrick and commented: "It's very high-tech industrial, and it's a brand new building, never been shot in before...I wanted [the elevators] to be without any almost feel like a glamorized freight elevator...The lobby I wanted to look slightly utilitarian, contemporary and and almost characterless."[11]


The Cabin in the Woods advertisement on a London bus.

The Cabin in the Woods was slated for wide release on February 5, 2010[12][13] and then delayed until January 14, 2011 so the film could be converted to 3D.[14][15] However, on June 17, 2010, MGM announced that the film would be delayed indefinitely due to ongoing financial difficulties at the studio.[16][17]

On March 16, 2011, the Los Angeles Times reported the following: "New (MGM) chief executives Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum are seeking to sell both Red Dawn and the horror film The Cabin in the Woods, the last two pictures produced under a previous regime, as they try to reshape the 87-year-old company."[18] A distribution sale to Lionsgate was announced on April 28, 2011,[19] with some industry news outlets reporting plans for a Halloween 2011 release.[20] On July 20, 2011, Lionsgate announced that they had acquired the distribution rights to the film and set a release date of April 13, 2012.[21] Goddard described the deal as "a dream," stating "there's no question that Lionsgate is the right home for look at all the films that inspired Cabin – most of them were released by Lionsgate in the first place!"[22] In an interview with Creative Screenwriting, Goddard focused on the advantages of the delayed release, saying, "Lionsgate came along and they were the best possible home for that movie. Had the bankruptcy not happened, we wouldn't have been in the right fit with the right people. Yes, it took two years longer than we wish it would've taken, but Lionsgate didn't make us change a frame and believed in what we were trying to do. If I had complained too much when MGM went bankrupt, we could have hurt ourselves. We just held firm that we believed in the movie and that we would find the right home and time, and it did. It's hard, but you have to be very patient in Hollywood."[23]

A surprise, early screening was held at BNAT on December 11, 2011, attracting highly positive reactions.[24]

The world premiere was on March 9, 2012 at the South by Southwest film festival in Austin, Texas.[25]

Home media[edit]

The Cabin in the Woods was released on DVD and Blu-ray in North America on September 18, 2012.[26] Both the DVD and Blu-ray feature an audio commentary by Goddard and Whedon, several featurettes, a documentary about the making of the film, and a Q&A session at the 2012 WonderCon convention.[27]


Box office[edit]

The Cabin in the Woods grossed $42.1 million in North America and $24.4 million in other territories for a worldwide total of $66.5 million, against a production budget of $30 million.[3]

The film opened in North America on April 13, 2012, opening with $5.5 million and went on to gross $14.7 million in its opening weekend in the United States at 2,811 theaters, finishing third at the box office.[28][29] The Cabin in the Woods closed in theaters on July 12, 2012 with $42.0 million. In total earnings, its highest-grossing countries after North America were the United Kingdom ($8.5 million), France ($2.4 million) and Russia ($2.3 million).[30]

Critical response[edit]

The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes gave the film a rating of 92%, based on 253 reviews, with an average rating of 7.9/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "The Cabin in the Woods is an astonishing meta-feat, capable of being funny, strange, and scary – frequently all at the same time."[31] On Metacritic, the film achieved an average score of 72 out of 100, based on 40 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[32]

Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave the film three out of four stars, saying that "The Cabin in the Woods has been constructed almost as a puzzle for horror fans to solve. Which conventions are being toyed with? Which authors and films are being referred to? Is the film itself an act of criticism?".[33] Peter Travers of Rolling Stone gave the film 3.5 out of 4 stars, calling it "fiendishly funny". Travers praised Kristen Connolly and Fran Kranz for their performances, and wrote, "By turning splatter formula on its empty head, Cabin shows you can unleash a fire-breathing horror film without leaving your brain or your heart on the killing floor."[34]

Cinema Blend's Editor in Chief, Katey Rich, gave the film 4.5 out of 5 stars and wrote,

"Even when the story sticks firmly in standard horror territory, this particular group of attractive kids is especially fun to spend time with... You'll have to see it, and you really have to see it if you love horror, hate horror, or have any interest in seeing how the genre can function as a playground for something completely fresh."

She praised Richard Jenkins and Bradley Whitford "in roles that are more fun to discover as you go along – they do get a lot of the best jokes, though, and their scenes show a lot of Goddard's skill in handling the rhythm of a scene."[35] Jenkins and Whitford were also admired by The A.V. Club ("Whitford and Jenkins clearly delight in the verbose script") and by Wired, whose reviewer (granting 9 of 10 stars) called Cabin "a smart sendup of horror movies and mythology...with a peculiar relish that testifies to the moviemakers' love of genre film... a smart, sarcastic and deliriously fun journey into the belly of the horror beast." He cited the "witty banter, creative twists" and "clippy, quippy dialog that lifted Firefly and Buffy the Vampire Slayer to cult status."[36] Ann Hornaday of The Washington Post, giving the movie 3 of 4 stars, wrote,

"A fiendishly clever brand of meta-level genius propels The Cabin in the Woods, a pulpy, deceivingly insightful send-up of horror movies that elicits just as many knowing chuckles as horrified gasps. [It] comes not only to praise the slasher-, zombie- and gore-fests of yore but to critique them, elaborating on their grammatical elements and archetypal figures even while searching for ways to put them to novel use. The danger in such a loftily ironic approach is that everything in the film appears with ready-made quotation marks around it... But by then, the audience will have picked up on the infectiously goofy vibe of an enterprise that, from its first sprightly moments, clearly has no intention of taking itself too seriously."[37]

Eric Goldman, writing for IGN, called the movie "an incredibly clever and fun take on classic horror movie tropes."[38] SF Gate said, "The cliches come at an onslaught pace" in "a wonderfully conceived story that gives a bigger than life and fascinating explanation for why so many horror movie cliches exist in the first place... By the time the ride is over, director Drew Goddard and co-writers Goddard and Joss Whedon will change course three or four times, nodding and winking but never losing momentum."[39] Of the screenplay by Goddard and Whedon, a CNN reviewer praised "these horror hipsters' acidic, postmodern designs on one of the movie industry's hoariest, least respected staples... the dialogue is always a notch or three smarter and snappier than you'd expect."[40]

Keith Phipps of The A. V. Club addressed:

"the difficult challenge of putting across a satirical film with a serious body count. Cabin touches on everything from The Evil Dead and Friday The 13th to the mechanized mutilations of the Saw series while digging deeper into the Lovecraftian roots of horror in an attempt to reveal what makes the genre work... It’s an exercise in metafiction that, while providing grisly fun, never distances viewers. And it’s entertaining, while asking the same question of viewers and characters alike: Why come to a place you knew all along was going to be so dark and dangerous?"[41]

In a more mixed review Lisa Schwarzbaum of Entertainment Weekly, calling herself "a wised-up viewer," gave the film a "B−" grade and said, "The movie's biggest surprise may be that the story we think we know from modern scary cinema — that horror is a fun, cosmic game, not much else — here turns out to be pretty much the whole enchilada." She shrugged off the talents of Whitford and Jenkins: "These two experienced actors provide the film's adult-level entertainment."[42]

Betsy Sharkey of the Los Angeles Times believed that the film "is an inside joke" and also said, "The laughs [in the film] come easily, the screams not so much."[43] David Rooney of The Hollywood Reporter remarked, "It’s just too bad the movie is never much more than a hollow exercise in self-reflexive cleverness that’s not nearly as ingenious as it seems to think."[44]

A.O. Scott of The New York Times said, "Novelty and genre traditionalism often fight to a draw. Too much overt cleverness has a way of spoiling dumb, reliable thrills. And despite the evident ingenuity and strenuous labor that went into it, The Cabin in the Woods does not quite work." Scott added,

"Some of the pleasure of the first (and best) part of The Cabin in the Woods comes from trying to see just over the narrative horizon and figure out what these incompatible sets of clichés have to do with each other. Two distinct kinds of movie are being yoked, by violence, together, and the performers inhabit their familiar roles with unusual wit."[45]


Award Date of ceremony Category Nominee(s) Result
British Fantasy Award November 3, 2013 Best Screenplay[46] Joss Whedon
Drew Goddard
Central Ohio Film Critics Association[47] January 3, 2013 Best Original Screenplay Drew Goddard
Joss Whedon
Best Picture 5th place
Chicago Film Critics Association December 17, 2012 Most Promising Filmmaker Drew Goddard Nominated
Detroit Film Critics Society[48] December 14, 2012 Best Screenplay Drew Goddard
Joss Whedon
Empire Award March 24, 2013 Best Horror Nominated
Fangoria Chainsaw Award[49] June 13, 2013 Best Screenplay Drew Goddard
Joss Whedon
Best Supporting Actor Fran Kranz Won
Best Wide-Release Film Won
Best Makeup/Creature FX David LeRoy Anderson Won
Golden Trailer Award[50] May 31, 2012 Best Horror TV Spot Won
Best Standee for Feature Film Nominated
Hugo Award September 1, 2013 Best Dramatic Presentation – Long Form Drew Goddard
Joss Whedon
Kansas City Film Critics Circle[51] December 16, 2012 Best Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror Film Won
Motion Picture Sound Editors[52][53] February 17, 2013 Best Sound Editing – Music in a Feature Film Clint Bennett (supervising music editor)
Tony Lewis (music editor)
Julie Pearce (music editor)
Online Film Critics Society December 24, 2012 Best Original Screenplay Joss Whedon
Drew Goddard
Phoenix Film Critics Society[54][55] December 18, 2012 Overlooked Film of the Year Nominated
San Diego Film Critics Society December 11, 2012 Best Original Screenplay Drew Goddard
Joss Whedon
Saturn Award June 26, 2013 Best Horror or Thriller Film Won
Best Writing Drew Goddard
Joss Whedon
Toronto Film Critics Association December 18, 2012 Best First Feature Drew Goddard Nominated


On April 13, 2015, author Peter Gallagher filed a copyright infringement lawsuit in California federal court against the makers of the film.[56] Gallagher claimed that due to the similarities between the film and his 2006 novel The Little White Trip: A Night in the Pines, Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard had used his work without permission. The lawsuit demanded $10 million in damages.[57] Whedon and Goddard were named as defendants, along with the production company Mutant Enemy Productions and distributor Lionsgate.[56][58] The case was dismissed five months later.[59]


  1. ^ "The Cabin in the Woods (15)". British Board of Film Classification. March 22, 2012. Retrieved April 13, 2012.
  2. ^ Blauvelt, Christian (April 12, 2012). "Box office preview: 'Cabin in the Woods' and 'Three Stooges' take on 'The Hunger Games'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved April 27, 2012.
  3. ^ a b "The Cabin in the Woods (2012)". Box Office Mojo. Internet Movie Database. Retrieved December 30, 2012.
  4. ^ "Joss Whedon's The Cabin in the Woods to Feature Creatures?". Retrieved October 4, 2010.
  5. ^ The Cabin in the Woods: The Official Visual Companion. Titan Books. 2012. p. 13. ISBN 9781848565241.
  6. ^ "Things You Probably Didn't Know about Cabin in the Woods". Retrieved October 6, 2016.
  7. ^ "Goddard Starts "Mordecai" In Vancouver- March 9..." Vancouver Film. February 7, 2010. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
  8. ^ Film, Total. "Joss Whedon talks The Cabin in the Woods". Retrieved April 17, 2012.
  9. ^ The Cabin in the Woods: The Official Visual Companion. Titan Books. 2012. p. 152. ISBN 9781848565241.
  10. ^ The Cabin in the Woods: The Official Visual Companion. Titan Books. 2012. p. 153. ISBN 9781848565241.
  11. ^ The Cabin in the Woods: The Official Visual Companion. Titan Books. 2012. pp. 134–137. ISBN 9781848565241.
  12. ^ Reynolds, Simon (March 10, 2009). "Five more go to 'Cabin in the Woods'". Digital Spy. Retrieved March 10, 2009.
  13. ^ Lee, Patrick (January 7, 2009). "Joss Whedon is now working with Tom Cruise. Horrors? Yes!". Sci Fi Wire. SCI FI. Retrieved January 13, 2009.
  14. ^ "Whedon's Cabin in the Woods Going 3D in '11". October 9, 2009. Retrieved October 9, 2009.
  15. ^ "Whedon's CABIN moves ahead a year…into the Third Dimension". Fangoria. Archived from the original on 2009-10-14.
  16. ^ "Joss Whedon's Cabin in the Woods may be MGM's next casualty". June 17, 2010. Retrieved October 4, 2010.
  17. ^ Fleming, Mike (June 29, 2010). "MGM To Morph Into A Pure Production Play?". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 31, 2012.
  18. ^ Fritz, Ben; Horn, John (March 16, 2011). "Reel China: Hollywood tries to stay on China's good side". Los Angeles Times.
  19. ^ Fleming, Mike (April 28, 2011). "Joss Whedon's 'Cabin in the Woods' With 'Thor's Chris Hemsworth Going To Lionsgate". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 6, 2011.
  20. ^ "The Cabin in the Woods Coming October 28?". Shock Till you Drop. Archived from the original on August 30, 2011. Retrieved May 15, 2011.
  21. ^ "Lionsgate Schedules THE CABIN IN THE WOODS for April 13, 2012". Collider. Retrieved July 21, 2011.
  22. ^ The Cabin in the Woods: The Official Visual Companion. Titan Books. 2012. p. 40. ISBN 9781848565241.
  23. ^ McKittrick, Christopher (August 20, 2015). "Life Goes On: Drew Goddard on The Martian". Creative Screenwriting. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  24. ^ Haffner, Michael. "'Cabin in the Woods' Screened in Austin Over the Weekend at BNAT". Destroy The Brain. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  25. ^ Vary, Adam B. "SXSW: 'Cabin in the Woods' kills at premiere. Just don't talk about it!". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved April 2, 2012.
  26. ^ "'The Cabin in the Woods' Dated for Blu-ray". High-Def Digest. June 29, 2012. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
  27. ^ West, Kelly (July 6, 2012). "Cabin In The Woods Blu-Ray/DVD Bonus Content Announced". Cinema Blend. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
  28. ^ Subers, Ray (April 14, 2012). "Friday Report: 'Hunger Games' Beats 'Stooges,' 'Cabin'". Box Office Mojo. Internet Movie Database. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
  29. ^ "Weekend Box Office Results for April 13–15, 2012". Box Office Mojo. Internet Movie Database. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
  30. ^ "The Cabin in the Woods (2012) – International Box Office Results". Box Office Mojo. Internet Movie Database. Retrieved August 31, 2012.
  31. ^ "The Cabin in the Woods (2012)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved October 20, 2013.
  32. ^ "The Cabin in the Woods Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More at Metacritic". Metacritic. Retrieved April 27, 2012.
  33. ^ Ebert, Roger (April 19, 2012). "The Cabin in the Woods". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved April 17, 2012.
  34. ^ Travers, Peter (April 12, 2012). "The Cabin in the Woods". Rolling Stone. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
  35. ^ Rich, Katey (2012). "The Cabin in the Woods". Cinema Blend. Retrieved July 16, 2013.
  36. ^ Wallace, Lewis (April 13, 2012). "Review: Cabin in the Woods Rips Horror a New One". Wired. Retrieved July 16, 2013.
  37. ^ Hornaday, Ann (April 13, 2012). "The Cabin in the Woods: CRITIC'S PICK". The Washington Post. Retrieved July 16, 2013.
  38. ^ Goldman, Eric (April 12, 2012). "What's Truly Lurking in the Darkness". IGN. Retrieved July 16, 2013.
  39. ^ Hartlaub, Peter (December 18, 2012). "Cabin in the Woods Review". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved July 16, 2013.
  40. ^ Charity, Tom (April 13, 2012). "Review: Cabin in the Woods is Sheer Horror Heaven". CNN. Retrieved July 16, 2013.
  41. ^ Phipps, Keith (April 12, 2012). "The Cabin in the Woods". The A.V. Club. Retrieved July 16, 2013.
  42. ^ Schwarzbaum, Lisa (April 23, 2012). "The Cabin in the Woods Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
  43. ^ Sharkey, Betsy (April 13, 2012). "Review: 'The Cabin in the Woods' is Joss Whedon's inside joke". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
  44. ^ Rooney, David (March 9, 2012). "The Cabin in the Woods: Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
  45. ^ Scott, A.O. (April 12, 2012). "Taking a Chain Saw to Horror Movie Clichés". New York Times. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
  46. ^ "Winners of the British Fantasy Awards 2013". November 3, 2013. Retrieved November 4, 2013.
  47. ^ "Central Ohio Film Critics Association – Awards: 2012". Retrieved July 22, 2013.
  48. ^ "The 2012 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards". December 14, 2012. Archived from the original on September 1, 2013.
  49. ^ Gingold, Michael (June 13, 2013). "The 2013 FANGORIA Chainsaw Awards Results!". Fangoria. Archived from the original on December 30, 2013. Retrieved July 22, 2013.
  50. ^ "The 13th Annual Golden Trailer Awards". Archived from the original on December 7, 2012. Retrieved July 22, 2013.
  51. ^ Tapley, Kristopher (December 16, 2012). "'The Master,' 'Ang Lee' win with Kansas City Film Critics Circle". HitFix. Retrieved July 22, 2013.
  52. ^ Giardina, Carolyn (January 17, 2013). "Sound Editors Announce Golden Reel Nominees". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 22, 2013.
  53. ^ "MPSE Golden Reel Awards: 'Life Of Pi', 'Les Misérables', 'Skyfall', 'Wreck-It Ralph', 'Game Of Thrones', 'Fringe'". Deadline Hollywood. February 17, 2013. Retrieved July 22, 2013.
  54. ^ Knegt, Peter (December 12, 2012). "'Les Miserables' Leads Phoenix Film Critics Nominations". IndieWire. Retrieved July 22, 2013.
  55. ^ Ramsey, Dave (December 18, 2012). "'Argo' tops Phoenix Film Critics Society 2012 annual awards". America Now. Archived from the original on July 22, 2013. Retrieved July 22, 2013.
  56. ^ Kenneally, Tim (April 14, 2015). "Joss Whedon, Lionsgate Hit With $10 Million 'Cabin in the Woods' Copyright Lawsuit". TheWrap. Retrieved April 15, 2015.
  57. ^ Reilly, Luke (April 14, 2015). "Joss Whedon, Lionsgate Facing Lawsuit Over The Cabin in the Woods". IGN. Retrieved April 15, 2015.
  58. ^ Gettell, Oliver (September 14, 2015). "Cabin in the Woods lawsuit against Joss Whedon, Drew Goddard dismissed". Retrieved October 1, 2015.

External links[edit]