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What would Hotel.com say about Room 1408 at the Dolphin Hotel in NYC?  I don't know and I don't care.  I think Samuel L. Jackson captured it perfectly well when his hotel manager character tried to tell John Cusack's paranormal debunking character that 1408 is a "F&%$ing EVIL Room".

"1408" is the latest movie based on a short story by Stephen King.  I went to see it because 1) hey, its Stephen King, and 2) it had John Cusack in it.  Cusack plays Mike Enslin, a researcher/author who has written a few books that demystify paranormal and supernatural legends.  After he receives a postcard from the Dolphin Hotel in New York City carrying an ominous message: "Don't enter 1408", our newest favorite spook buster takes the bait: hook, line and sinker.  I won't steal its thunder.  It has good elements of horror and nicely used moments of humor.  Cusack did not disappoint.  At one point in the film, I came up with my own title: "GroundHog Hour".  'nuff said.  
Using Enslin's rating method, I gave it 9 (out of 10) 'skulls':  http://school.discovery.com/clipart/clip/skull.htmlhttp://school.discovery.com/clipart/clip/skull.htmlhttp://school.discovery.com/clipart/clip/skull.htmlhttp://school.discovery.com/clipart/clip/skull.htmlhttp://school.discovery.com/clipart/clip/skull.htmlhttp://school.discovery.com/clipart/clip/skull.htmlhttp://school.discovery.com/clipart/clip/skull.htmlhttp://school.discovery.com/clipart/clip/skull.htmlhttp://school.discovery.com/clipart/clip/skull.html
Go see it.