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 »
When a producer suggests that screenwriter Grace Mitchel pen a horror story set in an old hotel, the long-abandoned Lyndora seems the perfect inspiration. The turn-of-the-century hotel is ... 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 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 »
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 »
A group of delinquents are sent to clean the Blackwell Hotel. Little do they know reclusive psychopath Jacob Goodnight (Jacobs) has holed away in the rotting hotel. When one of the teens is captured, those who remain -- a group that includes the cop who put a bullet in Goodnight's head four years ago -- band together to survive against the brutal killer.
Michael J. Pagan
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 »
The devil is a liar, a trickster, and a thief... but he ain't a Latin major.
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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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