For two years, filmmaker Maria Finitzo followed five strong young women between the ages of 13 and 17. Unlike the myriad reports, books and "specials" that focus on young women as passive ... See full summary »
One night at a party, three teenagers start a friendship that becomes the most important of their lives. As the they grow closer to each other, we begin to see the root of each of their hurts. Stevie's father refuses to deal with the suicide of Stevie's mother and ignores Stevie's need to deal with it. Darla is forced to deal with surviving on her own after her mother abandons them and her sister... See full summary »
Two talentless actors attempt to make it in the cruel world of showbiz. Without an ounce of talent between the two of them and their only strength being persistence, they'll do almost anything to attain their dream. Except let it go.
The best fighter in the world works two jobs. The only problem... he doesn't know he's the best. Ringo Duran, the son of Gracie Duran, a famous Argentinian kick boxer, works two jobs to ... See full summary »
Warren P. Sonoda
It's 1933, and mishievous 10-year-old Archie finds himself in the care of his father, Charlie, a reluctant gangster indebted to mob boss Benny "The Bomb" Palladino. They flee with a ... See full summary »
"The Brookdale Institute" is a mysterious, little-known hospital for the criminally insane (a fact which is kept on a need-to know basis). Brookdale has another, more lucrative facet; a ... See full summary »
When Jessy burns down his adoptive parents garage he is put into a youth prison. There he meets Roark another troublemake with whom he escapes and ends up in deserted woodlands. On their ... See full summary »
In St. Marks catholic boarding school for girls, the religious student Elizabeth is attacked by evil forces and disappears from the classroom and the impotent Father Drake is incapable of saving her. The school is closed and five years later it is reopened. Five troubled unwanted girls - Alex, Mara, the blind Cecilia, Leah and Connie - are left by their family in the institution, severely directed by the headmistress Miss Pearce with hands of iron. Father Drake is their teacher and the girls are forbidden to go to the mysterious third floor. When Alex has visions of the possessed Elizabeth, weird things happen in the spot and the girls have to fight against a legion of two thousand demons. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Cecelia (the blind girl) has a tattoo on her right forearm near the elbow. People normally get tattoos to be able to look at them. Being blind she would have had no way of knowing (unless someone told her) if the tattoo was the design it was supposed to be. See more »
from watching the trailer i expected some mystery thriller with religious aspects like e.g. stigmata and i have to say... judging by the first 25 minutes (i couldn't bear more), it seems like it really is that kind of movie. which is all the more reason for disappointment for me because i enjoy these rarely done stories.
i also liked ron perlman and while the tension caused by the head mistress felt a bit uncomfortable, it was still promising.
but already during the first "private" conversation between the girls i was like "what the hell?". they throw around statements as if they are as stupid as they look good. everything else is at least decent but when the girls are on their own, the dialogue gets pathetic. someone here compared it with buffy... being a big buffy fan myself, i can't share that opinion. the dialogue in buffy might have been a little cheesy sometimes but it still was quite a bit more intelligent than that of 5ive girls.
would've looked forward to seeing how the story unfolds but with that dialogue i just can't watch it. i'm really wondering why ron perlman signed up for this...
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