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‘The Hospital’ DVD Review

Stars: Whitney Anderson, Yeniffer Behrens, Mauricio Mendoza, Christopher Allen-Nelson, Kara Luiz, Michael G. Coleman, Caroline Mann, Paul Dietz, Mike Jerome Putnam | Written by John Rogers, Mo Anouti, Edward Conna | Directed by John Rogers

Not to be confused with the 2013 film of the same name, which was pulled from Tesco shelves after customer complaints over its graphic sex and violence, this iteration of The Hospital is actually a retitling of 2015′s The Linda Vista Project from director John (J.J.) Rogers – who has worked behind the scenes on numerous Dtv horror flicks previously, however this marks his directorial debut in the genre.

[Sidenote: The Hospital was also touted as a possible supermarket-friendly title for the UK release of Dustin Mills' The Ballad of Skinless Pete, at least until the UK distributor, now a favourite with genre fans, reneged on the contract and the film never saw the light of day]

The Hospital follows paranormal researcher Emily Strand (Whitney Anderson; Zombie Strippers, Toolbox Murders 2), who is given a chance to prove the existence of the supernatural at the now derelict Linda Vista Hospital. Rumours and claims of spectral activity have surrounded the former hospital since it was first built
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Watch: Millennium and Alien actor Lance Henriksen in first trailer for sci-fi thriller Gemini Rising

Best known for starring in TV series Millennium and three films in the Alien franchise, Lance Henriksen is back in the genre for new project Gemini Rising.

The film explores the possibilities of alien technology when used by the wrong people.

An underground experiment on Earth uses technology found in an extraterrestrial spaceship to create an army of drones.

Director Dana Schroeder's sci-fi thriller centres on Colonel Cencula (Henriksen) whose plans going awry when an agent decides to foil the plot.

Lisa Morgan (Amy Hathaway) hopes to intervene before disaster arises. Meanwhile, other characters are caught in the Colonel's path of destruction, including a brainwashed doctor played by Dave Vescio.

The first trailer for Gemini Rising has now been issued, with the film said to be more along the lines of Kill Bill and the Manchurian Candidate than any obvious sci-fi films.

Official synopsis

Lisa Morgan is an ex-homeland
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A Trailer Lands for Sci-Fi Thriller Gemini Rising

The first trailer and a few stills from sci-fi thriller Gemini Rising, starring Lance Henriksen and Amy Hathaway, have been released by Pathfinder Productions. Check out fan favorite Henriksen as rogue Colonel Cencula.

From the Press Release:

Gemini Rising explores the possibilities of alien technology when used by the wrong people. In the darkness of space an alien spacecraft is discovered. An underground experiment back on Earth uses this technology to create an army of drones. Director Dana Schroeder’s sci-fi thriller brings both humanity and nefarious plans together in the film’s first trailer.

In the trailer Colonel Cencula (Lance Henriksen) finds his plans going awry when an agent decides to foil the plot. Lisa Morgan (Amy Hathaway) hopes to intervene before disaster arises. Meanwhile other characters are caught in the Colonel’s path of destruction, including a brainwashed doctor played by Dave Vescio.

The director is Dana Schroeder,
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Travel to Deep Space with this Trailer for Gemini Rising

Gemini Rising is a new sci-fi thriller starring Lance Henriksen (Aliens), Amy Hathaway (Joyride) and Dave Vescio (House of Flesh Mannequins). The film takes place partially in deep space and also on Earth. Alien technology has given a ruthless Colonel (Henriksen) too much power. Now, he is using an alien being and its knowledge to develop science for warfare. All of this can be seen in the film's first official trailer. The clip is below and fans can expect partially computer generated imagery and action scenes. A release date is still to be announced, but fans of film can take a look at the shadowy alien and the characters inside. Director: Dana Schroeder. Producers: Peter Tunney, Fabian Winkelmann, Cyril O’Reilly and John Rogers. Cast: Lance Henriksen, Amy Hathaway, Brian Krause, John Savage, Dave Vescio and Art Evans. The film's trailer is here: The film's fan page is below: Gemini Rising
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Gemini Rising Stars Lance Henriksen in a Space Odyssey

Some early details are emerging from space on the new sci-fi film Gemini Rising. Lance Henricksen will star and this feature is about discovery, as a Nasa crew find alien technology on an abandoned ship. Shooting has already taken place for this production and Gemini Rising will release late in 2011. So, prepare to see something out of this world, with more cast and crew details on this film below.

The plot outline for Gemini Rising is here:

"During a deep space mission, Nasa crew discover a derelict alien craft, entombed in the darkness of space. The astronauts make a startling discovery, an extraterrestrial being, comatose but alive, and a strange bioengineered pod" (Gemini).

Release Date: Q4 2011.

Director: Dana Schroeder.

Writers: Michael Todd, and Kenny Yakkel.

Producers: John Rogers, Steven Ameche, and Mark Butler.

Cast: Lance Henriksen, Amy Hathaway, John Savage, Brian Krause, Dave Vescio, Anthony Vitale, Art Evans, James MacPherson,
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