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Film Review: ‘6 Souls’

Film Review: ‘6 Souls’
One of the movies’ least convincing three-faces-of-Eve routines occupies centerstage in “6 Souls,” a schlock supernatural shocker that has finally escaped into a handful of U.S. theaters five years after it was shot and more than three after it first opened internationally. Cannily retitled (from the original “Shelter”) to ensure better placement in alphabetized VOD menus, this Doa pickup for Weinstein Co. sub-label Radius may scare up a few smallscreen curiosity seekers, owing to the presence of top-billed Julianne Moore, before taking its rightful place in the genre graveyard.

For a film that involves the stealing — and swallowing — of human souls, one wonders how much Moore was paid for hers when she agreed to star as a Pittsburgh forensic shrink whose latest patient (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) appears to suffer from multiple personality disorder. A skeptic who doesn’t believe in Mpd, and an atheist to boot (generally bad news in
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