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Watching these old horror icons continue to fail is starting to get depressing. Tobe Hooper - the man behind The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and Poltergeiest - is the latest struggling with a genre film. Last March Hooper got behind te camera for Djinn, a supernatural horror flick that stars Khalid Laith, Razane Jammal, Aiysha Hart, Carole Abboud, Paul Luebke, and May El Calamawy. Sounding like an Arabic ripoff of Paranormal Activity and Poltergeist, "The story follows a young Emirati couple who return home from the U.S. to discover that their new apartment in a luxury high-rise built on the site of an abandoned fishing village is also home to the malevolent beings known as "djinn."" With the feature in post-production, news out of Italy (Movie Sushi) is that there are major problems. You can read a translation inside and dig on a trio of new images. »

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