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Hallowed Ground (2007)

When her car breaks down in a small town, Liz Chambers (Jaimie Alexander) meets journalist Sarah Austin (Hudson Leick), who tells her about the town's bloodthirsty past. A hundred years ago... See full summary »

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When her car breaks down in a small town, Liz Chambers (Jaimie Alexander) meets journalist Sarah Austin (Hudson Leick), who tells her about the town's bloodthirsty past. A hundred years ago, the town preacher nailed people to crosses, sacrificing them as living scarecrows

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Evil Ground - Fluch der Vergangenheit  »

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Dull and derivative but not a complete disaster
5 May 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Hallowed Ground was neither a good or great movie. In my eyes, I'd say it was mediocre. I did like the stylish camera work, there are some haunting moments in the score, the acting is decent considering what they had to work with and there are a few good ideas in the mix. On the other hand, while not bottom-of-the-barrel awful, the effects do still have a rather cheap look to them, the scarecrow is alright but not as menacing as he should be as a result. The characters are clichéd and not really that engaging and the script has a rather stilted nature about it, but the biggest let down was the story, which promised much but was too derivative and dull in alternative to thrilling and atmospheric. All in all, not good and disappointing but not as bad as some have made out. 4/10 Bethany Cox


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