Karen, Sarah, and Emma Tunney are all moving to a small town in Pennsylvania where, unknown to them, in 1913, a horrid mine accident trapped dozens of children alive, underground. But there's a problem. They're still alive.
Chloë Grace Moretz
Four young adult siblings try to fend for themselves after the mysterious death of their parents. But they harbor some dark secrets which include abducting and killing strangers, and ... See full summary »
A group of six friends on a road trip stop off at an amusement park attraction named 'Dark Ride', unaware that a psychopath who brutally murdered two girls, has just escaped a mental institution and is seeking refuge there.
David Clayton Rogers
Three sisters and a group of their friends take a trip to the home of the recently deceased grandfather -- who died a particularly grisly death -- to learn more about the promise of an inheritance, only to encounter a family of psychos who have taken up residence in the old man's cabin.
Young Penny goes on a retreat with her psychologist; the intention is to help her overcome her phobia, an intense fear of cars. Unexpected events find her in a nightmarish situation where her worst fears come true.
After the funeral of a old friend who died in a car accident, former school friends Harris, Kira, and Sid break into the local cemetery after dark, and after Sid reads a mysterious incantation he finds on one of the nearby tombstones, they dance on the graves. Soon, the three of them find themselves haunted by three different ghosts whose graves they desecrated. Harris and his wife Allison find themselves haunted by a deranged female pianist/ax murderer. Sid gets haunted by a child pyromaniac. And Kira haunted by a sadistic rapist. All of them turn to a paranormal investigator named Vincent Cochet and his assistant Frances to try to help them break the curse they imposed on themselves before the next full moon when they will be killed by the ghosts' wrath. Written by
During the Director Commentary on the DVD, director Mike Mendez and composer Joseph Bishara played a drinking game every time they saw a lit lamp during the film. See more »
When the main characters are tugging at the metal bars of the fence that has wrapped itself around the house, the bars bend too much to be made of regular metal - they look more like rubber, showing how it is merely a film prop rather than an actual fence. See more »
Mike Mendez's follow up to his kick butt movie The Convent is a mixed
bag of tricks. some work, some don't. Gravedancers tells the creative
and original story of a group of friends reunited by a funeral. On the
night of the occasion they get drunk and accidentally dance on some
graves releasing the evil spirits in the wrong side of the cemetery.
The spirits of a rapist/murderer, a pyre maniac and another murderer.
The friends are haunted by these ghosts according to the curse for a
month. And as the month comes to a close the paranormal attacks become
stronger and stronger as the ghosts try to take the people with them.
It's an intriguing concept and much fun is to be had with it. The
performances are all decent, the story is creative and the movie is a
little slow at the start but is wildly inventive and macabre once it
gets going. Everything in the film is done with a winking eye so you
can appreciate the film without feeling to guilty about it. The makeup
is cartooned and freaky while the cgi is a little fake looking but an
understandable necessity with a low budget especially in a film of this
caliber. My main gripes however don't come with the film, it's more
with the way it was released. You know i didn't mind shelling out 9.50
for this movie but I'm mad as heck that the film's sound transfer was
messed up and sounded mono, and the film quality was amateur looking.
It wasn't even fine tuned or polished by After Dark. what could've been
delightfully freakish come across humorously because of the films
lighting. It's dreadfully bright which kind of kills the suspense of a
horror flick. The film looks like a rough cut and should have been
really touched up before getting a theatrical release. Because they had
a good product but ruined it with no effort at all. This doesn't bode
well for their film company or the continuing success of a festival of
this sorts. But in conclusion I would just like to say although not on
the par of a worthy theatrical release this is definitely worth a look
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