When the young woman Emma Carillo is stabbed five times, paramedic Marcus Galan feels a great empathy for her and unsuccessfully tries to save her life in the Mercy Hospital. Meanwhile the ... See full summary »
The Familiar is a terrifying story of spiritual manipulation in the life of a lonely gunsmith named Sam. Through his estranged sister-in-law, Laura, who he has not seen since before the ... See full summary »
A balistically blessed bounty hunter, known only as "Super Badass", goes after 3 bizarre criminals, while himself being haunted by drug-induced visions, talking puppets and dreams of making a documentary about pigeons.
Charles E. Cullen
Charles E. Cullen,
When the young woman Emma Carillo is stabbed five times, paramedic Marcus Galan feels a great empathy for her and unsuccessfully tries to save her life in the Mercy Hospital. Meanwhile the near death patient Caroline Kuntz awakes; kills two people; and leaves the hospital. When Marcus arrives home, he finds his suicidal wife Carla cheating on him with a stranger. The next morning, Marcus goes to a hearing due to mistreatment and the death of the prostitute Elizabeth Markham. Private detective Carruthers is assigned to investigate the case. Meanwhile Caroline visits Carruthers' son Vic. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Entertaining for a dull Sunday afternoon/ Nothing new
This movie has been done before a zillion times, at least it feels like it. Alien/Demon/monster/IQ form/ghost, takes over a helpless human body and wreaks havoc on all concerned. That being said, the budget was clearly above $1 million which always helps, the lead actors had some charisma (note to directors, this helps), and the dialogue was passable.The directing felt stable, but again lacking in that oomph...feeling. My only concern was the lack of originality of the main plot, to be honest, I think it would have worked better setting the whole movie in a small claustrophobic village rather than a big city, where random deaths just don't have the same impact, on the viewer in life or in a movie. I wanted to like this movie, and I am a huge fan of the horror genre so I gave this a five rating, if you are not a horror fan deduct points accordingly.
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