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Dead End Road (2004)

R | | Action, Adventure, Horror
Detective Burt Williams has been on the trail of the infamous "Poe killer" for nearly three years.

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David Borowicz ...
Victor Leppish (as Casimir Borowicz)
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Erik F. Hill ...
Jerry Russell
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Det. Kris Williams (as Anita LaSelva)
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Heather Makepiece
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Layla Harrison
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Larry LeShockre
David Prouty ...
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Detective Burt Williams has been on the trail of the infamous "Poe killer" for nearly three years. The most recent abduction of fashion model Heather Makepiece prompts state authorities to bring in the FBI. Burt's daughter Kris Williams, a homicide agent for the FBI, along with her partner Sean Michaels take over. Burt reluctantly steps down from the case and retires. For the next seven months the "Poe Killer" continues his murderous rampage, until Kris discovers that the killer uses internet chat rooms to seduce his prey. She logs in as Annabel Lee and sure enough, he contacts her. With the help of Larry the tech guy, she sets up a meeting at a nearby bowling alley. But, when things go wrong and Kris is abducted and her partner Sean is slaughtered, it becomes a race against time for Burt and ex-partner Grace Andrews to find Kris before she becomes the next victim of the "Poe Killer". Written by The Bookheads

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Only one detective can stop the Poe Killer before he completes another tale in his book of death!


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Rated R for violence/gore, language, some drug use and nudity | See all certifications »
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Unique Story... Indie Production
18 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

That's pretty much what this film came down to. The story really intrigued me as I was reading the back of the case at my local blockbuster, so i decided to take the film home and give it a watch. My girlfriend and I both agreed that the plot seemed promising and had a chance to be a good one, but the movie was held back by the low budget of an independent film. Watching the behind the scenes was also impressive, in my opinion. The movie used digital effects and i felt that the kill scenes were actually put together quite nicely. I can't say the same for the level of suspense or anything of that matter. Overall, I definitely hope to see more from Jeff Burton in the future. I think he would make a great director given a larger budget and better acting. He's on his way and hopefully we'll see more of his movies in times to come.


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