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Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.

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The teenager Jarod invites his best friends Travis and Billy-Ray to have a foursome with a thirty-eight year-old woman. While driving to meet the woman, Travis hit a car parked on the road. When they meet the woman, she gives spiked beer to them and they pass out. When the three friends wake up, they find that they are trapped in the fundamentalist Five Points Trinity Church of the infamous Pastor Abin Cooper and that they will be killed. Meanwhile the church is under siege by ATF agents led by Agent Joseph Keenan that have been ordered to destroy the terrorist cell. Will the teenagers be saved by the agents of the law enforcement agency? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for strong violence/disturbing content, some sexual content including brief nudity, and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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At the premier of the film at the Sundance film festival, Kevin Smith said he would "pick the distributor 'auction style'" immediately following the screening. After the screening he then pulled producer John Gordon on stage to conduct the auction. Smith then bid $20 for distribution rights and Gordon immediately sold it to him. Smith revealed it was his plan all along to self-distribute the film himself. See more »

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After the three kids side-swipe the Sherrif's car their car is missing the right side mirror and then, as they drive away, the mirror is clearly seen in place only to disappear in the next shot. See more »

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[last lines]
Pastor Abin Cooper: [preaching and singing in his jail cell]
Prisoner: [from the next cell] Shut the fuck up!
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Good idea turned into crap
9 July 2012 | by See all my reviews

I've heard rumors about alternative ending of this movie - will all those angels coming down to Earth, etc. May be it was actually the only way to save this movie from being total disaster.

There should be no high expectations about "independent" movies, we are ready to forgive poor or totally absent special effects and action concentrated in a single location on primitive decorations.

But SOMETHING has to separate independent movie from cheap commercial movie - yes or no?

Mixing all that rich stuff about WDC, Waco siege and freedom of speech into nit-witted horror movie seems simply tasteless. Each of these topics by itself can provide material for a small encyclopedia or library, but alas, this time tons of juicy fruits in hands of respected Kevin Smith had given birth to a small brownish pile with unpleasant smell.

So, monstrous preacher and PVC wrapped gay - that's an essence of antagonism between the State and radicals. Now we know it thanks to Kevin.

It would be more honest to make another Nazi-zombies slasher.


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