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Nightwish (1989)

A professor and four graduate students journey to a crumbling mansion to investigate paranormal activity and must battle ghosts, aliens and satanic entities.

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Grad students and their apparently unbalanced professor gather in a remote cabin to document some supernatural goings-on. Before long, people are going insane, hallucinations are popping up all over the place, and nobody's entirely sure what's real and what's not. Written by Brian J. Wright <bjwright@acs.ucalgary.ca>

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In your dreams no one can hear you Scream.

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21 April 1990 (Taiwan)  »

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Nightwish - Out of Control  »

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Filmed in 1988, unreleased until 1990. See more »

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Clayton Rohner's character Jack has part of his right hand ring finger cut off, only to have his left hand bandage in the next scene and his properly injured hand bandaged in the scene after that. See more »

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Dean: The highway's mine.
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Edited into Invasion of the Scream Queens (1992) See more »

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One of the Most Original Movies
13 January 2006 | by (Sleesburg, VA.) – See all my reviews

When you think of a bizarre movie usually titles like "Videodrome" or "Lost Highway" will pop up in your head. This movie goes right up there as a weird one. This movie is so bizarre that you can watch it over and over and still not fully understand what's happening.

A group of college students and their professor head out to an old abandoned mansion in an area that has been haunted for years. Also, there is talk of alien lifeforms. There reason for going to the house is to invoke whatever supernatural lifeforms they can. This all becomes someones worst nightmare very quickly.

I really loved this movie and find myself watching it over and over again. I also really wanted to give this movie a 10 out of 10 but the acting is just atrocious at times except for Brian Thompson as Dean and Robert Tessier. The special effects in this movie are well done also mixing up gore and just bizarre imagery. This movie literally feels like a nightmare. People tend to complain about the continuity of the movie but the director wanted to have continuity problems because the movie is suppose to play off like a dream.

Anyway, a great movie and highly recommend to anyone looking for something different (really different). 9/10 stars


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