Four college kids come to a video store near midnight, and through an unusual twist become embroiled in a hostage situation.

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Kira (as Tamara Craig Thomas)
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Lee Holt
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Jay
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Four college kids come to a video store near midnight, and through an unusual twist become embroiled in a hostage situation.

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2 August 2001 (Germany)  »

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The police negotiator in the film, played by 'Kane, Carol', mentions that she herself was a hostage long ago in Brooklyn, New York. Carol Kane played a hostage in a bank robbery in Dog Day Afternoon (1975). See more »

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Good Future
7 March 2002 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at a film festival and met the filmmaker as well as the actors, all of which were very bright and I think have a good future ahead of them. I'm not much of a teen-movie fan, but I'm a huge independent-film fan and this film was pretty good. The acting was surprisingly really good, all the actors played the characters perfect. The plot was a tad bit cheesy, but it was very entertaining and it could probably be considered a comedy anyway. Compared to all the crap teen movies this one is actually watchable. I think the director and the actors have a good career ahead of them as long as they get their hands on some good material. Excellent effort!


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