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All-American Kyle is the newest initiate of the Black Circle Boys, an underworld society of gothic groupies whose primary interests are creating mayhem and studying the Occult. By the time ... See full summary »

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All-American Kyle is the newest initiate of the Black Circle Boys, an underworld society of gothic groupies whose primary interests are creating mayhem and studying the Occult. By the time he realizes he's in over his head, it may be too late! Written by Anonymous

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Evil is... as evil does. See more »

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Rated R for strong violence, pervasive teen drug use and language | See all certifications »

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1 January 1997 (USA)  »

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The head of the frog that Shane bites into was made of Jello and fruit. The rest of the body was real. See more »

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When Shane and Kyle meet in Biology class, the boom mic lowers into the frame twice. See more »

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Mrs. Sullivan: "How was school today Kyle?"
Kyle Sullivan: "Fine."
Mr. Sullivan: "Answer your mother in complete sentences."
Kyle Sullivan: "It was fine."
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References The Transformers (1984) See more »

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Written and Performed by Bottom 12
Courtesy of Strap On Records & Nois-O-Lution Records (Germany)
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The build-up for the film is good and the acting is strong, but it becomes a run of the mill slasher flick
29 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

"Black Circle Boys" seems promising enough. It's about a group of devil worshipping band members led by the devilish Eric Mabius who take in an outcast (Scott Bairstow), broken by the death of his best friend. The kid is cool with them, often taking bad drugs and p***ing off people, until he starts seeing their more violent sides. The film is worth watching for the strong performances from the cast, the script is realistic for the first two-thirds, and the low budget, grainy look makes things more creepier. The problem with the film is that the after an hour and fifteen minutes into the film, the screenwriter had no idea what to do with "Black Circle Boys" and turns into a silly slasher flick, with all of the typical horror movie cliches thrown in. The ending especially is a big cop-out for what seems like a great film. Overall, I recommend it for late night viewing, and if you're into independent films, it's a very interesting one, but the finale of the film is a big letdown and left me disappointed.


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