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Barry Levinson's The Bay is a found footage thriller without the thrills. Devoid of energy and dependent on a couple of jump scares (both of which are spoiled in the trailer), some gory effects and a redundant narrative, The Bay recounts the story of the small town of Claridge, Maryland as it is decimated by a parasitic outbreak due to the polluted waters of the Chesapeake Bay (which are actually quite polluted) containing loads of chicken sh*t and nuclear leakage. The film begins with the face of Donna Thompson (Kether Donohue) as she is having a Skype conversation recounting the three-year-old incident. Donna was on her first assignment that day, as a newswoman covering the July 4, 2009 festivities when the outbreak occurred. Due to a government cover-up she hadn't been able to get the details out until now. She narrates the story as a collection of videos from security cameras, »

- Brad Brevet

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