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Unearthed (2007)

An unknown creature terrorizes an archeological dig in the middle of a desolate New Mexico town.

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In the desert area of Hat Creek, cows are found partially devoured and the farmers believe that a wolf is attacking the cattle. The alcoholic Sheriff Annie Flynn is called by the local farmer Rob Horn to witness the remains of an animal to request reimbursement from the government and for an accident with a tank truck that is blocking the road. However, Annie sooner discovers that an ancient alien creature sent to annihilate life on Earth hundreds of years ago was released by the Indian Kale during an archaeological excavation in the desert. The Indian Caya and a group of travelers stranded in the spot without gas together with Annie and Kale try to find a means to destroy the alien and save mankind. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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The light in the fridge is still working, despite the power cut due to the tanker accident during the night. See more »

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Nodin: [about the highway crash] What happened to the driver?
Sheriff Annie Flynn: [pauses] Didn't find one.
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References Annie Oakley (1954) See more »

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Lonely
Written by Zach Selwyn and Eli Braden
Performed by Zachariah & the Lobos Riders
Taken from the 2006 Papago Records Release "Alcholiday"
© 2006 Desert Hobo Music (ascap)
© 2006 Self Release Music
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A Waste of Time
9 September 2008 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In the desert area of Hat Creek, cows are found partially devoured and the farmers believe that a wolf is attacking the cattle. The alcoholic Sheriff Annie Flynn (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is called by the local farmer Rob Horn (M.C. Gainey) to witness the remains of an animal to request reimbursement from the government and for an accident with a tank truck that is blocking the road. However, Annie sooner discovers that an ancient alien creature sent to annihilate life on Earth hundreds of years ago was released by the Indian Kale (Luke Goss) during an archaeological excavation in the desert. The Indian Caya (Beau Garrett) and a group of travelers stranded in the spot without gas together with Annie and Kale try to find a means to destroy the alien and save mankind.

Watching "Unearthed" is a waste of time, since the forgettable story is nothing but a collection of clichés. Most of the characters are unpleasant and non-charismatic and the lead character is actually the anti-heroine Annie Flynn that is a drunken sheriff tormented by the accidental death of an Indian girl. The scene of Caya and the alien creature is another ridiculous rip-off of the classic scene of "Alien" with Sigourney Weaver. My vote is three.

Title (Brazil): "Aniquilação" ("Annihilation")


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