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Franklin McDowell embarks on a journey to kill his estranged wife. But along the way, he receives resistance from a mysterious preacher-like stranger who appears to know more about Franklin than himself. Will the preacher's revelations make him change his mind or will Franklin go through with his evil intentions? Written by Anonymous

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Well Worth A Look By Horror Fans and Beyond...
2 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've been waiting for a long time for a movie that might capture the strange viewpoint of what it's like to be first and foremost a practicing Christian, and secondarily a huge and longtime horror/B/underground film fan (that is, I've been waiting for a movie with my own point of view). While I might have to finally buy a used camcorder and start planning to make that particular movie myself, Tim Ritter's Reconciled Through the Christ provides an entertaining exercise in the exploration of such issues.

As I am someone who has been freed from multiple gutter-level addictions by Christ and who has studied the historical evidence for Him extensively, there is no one who can convince me that He is not the eternal Savior for human souls. Ritter, however, is not only preaching to fellow believers like me here, but bravely reaching for a wider and much less-believing audience with this film that is that rarest of things: an evangelical B-movie.

Campy flicks like Blood Freak might provide dubious examples of this non-genre from the past, but Ritter's work here is far above that sort of cheese, without losing the weird B-movie atmosphere that we all crave.

This is a Tim Ritter Christian horror film, so it shouldn't be surprising that it comes off like one of his old exploitation flicks remade through the lens of his more recent Christian conversion. You will thus find here the usual sort of independent-underground actors with an unusual level of commitment and rough talent, shot on video with a the usual slow, nicely edgy Ritteresque attention to detail, and working an interesting story about a drunk, thieving, dissipated fat guy losing his mind and going on a road trip to kill his wife, while being stalked himself by a freaky, Bible-thumping preacher. There are even a few quick sprinklings of the old Ritter gore and sleaze included, but this time it's only for the noble purpose of establishing the very real horror of an unsaved world, a horror which the film portrays throughout through the eyes of one disturbed man, and it does so while for the most part staying clear of over-lecturing its audience. Oh, and there's also a lot of lovably obvious but fun and well-done digital/computer video effects sequences that take the form of various hallucinations and dreams, so how much more B-movie-like can you get? My one complaint here is that I wish the second unit-shot Crucifixion of Christ sequence, done by a director named Richard Anasky, which intriguingly uses various characters who are dressed for the modern day, had been given more time in the overall movie and hadn't been edited in so choppily by Ritter.

His own commentary track, however, is a must-listen, as he goes through the process of making a very low-budget movie in a down-to-earth and unpretentious way that should make his religious message that much more interesting to non-believers. He also tells convincingly of the rigors of making a microbudget movie while also working a separate night- shift job. Anyone who works the midnight tour as well (and I'm one of them) can only commiserate with the hazy, exhausted wringer that Ritter must have gone through to make the labor of love that is Reconciled. My friend Jack Seney says it all. Check it out if this might interest you.


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