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Carver (2008)

R  |  Video  |   |  Horror  |  4 March 2008 (USA)
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Based on a true story, Carver depicts the real life events of five 20-something's that went camping in the mountain town of Halcyon Ridge and never returned.

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Gina (as Natasha Malinsky)
Erik Fones ...
Bobby Shaw Carver
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Pete
Neil Kubath ...
Bryan
David G. Holland ...
Billy Hall Carver
Jonathan Rockett ...
Zack
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Rachel
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Quixley
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Kate
Savannah Costello ...
Dead Naked Girl
Leslie Anne Valenza ...
The Dark Side of Love
Kilby O'Rourke ...
The Dark Side of Love (as Kilby O'Rourke)
Paul Goldblatt ...
The Dark Side of Love
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The Dark Side of Love (as Alex Demah)
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Horny Camper Guy (as Stephen Rodgers)
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Based on a true story, Carver depicts the real life events of five 20-something's that went camping in the mountain town of Halcyon Ridge and never returned.

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Rated R for strong bloody violence and torture, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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The "QG" bar that the characters visit isn't a movie set; the scenes were filmed at the Queen's Gambit Restaurant in Woodbridge, VA. See more »

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Zack's shirt in the outhouse scene goes from being covered in toilet waste, straight to a fresh shirt, and then back to soiled. See more »

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References Lolita (1962) See more »

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Bloody... But Unoriginal.
7 December 2008 | by (Istanbul) – See all my reviews

Decent gore hampered by an unoriginal, over-done, seen it all before, becoming quite redundant, for the love of God... Story.

This is a real shame, because I truly enjoyed everything else about "Carver". It's shot well, the acting is solid and for the most part it is a strong contender to be a stand out horror film. But, instead follows the same olé' boring formulas of a thousand other (better) movies. Director Franklin Guerrero has the eye to make a real name for himself in the business, but first he must trust his "Own" abilities and stop trying to remake other peoples work. And as far as the whole "Based on a true story" (Crap) is concerned, it's just that, and no-one is buying it anymore so you can leave it off the packaging. I look forward to seeing what Mr. Guerrero can do with a story that he writes himself, and not after watching "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" followed by "The Hills Have Eyes" as a double feature with "Hostel" and then going to his neighbor's house to watch "Vacancy" and "Wrong Turn"....

Originality is a key element in this genre... Try it, you might be surprised.


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