Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster. A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation's abandoned ... See full summary »
When a successful country lawyer captures and attempts to "civilize" the last remaining member of a violent clan that has roamed the Northeast coast for decades, he puts the lives of his family in jeopardy.
Brandon Gerald Fuller,
Lauren Ashley Carter
Six tourists hire an extreme tour guide who takes them to the abandoned city Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. During their exploration, they soon discover they are not alone.
Olivia Taylor Dudley
In 1989, in Washington, the friends George, Max and Ricky are aspirant musicians that play in a band in their leisure time. They work as cooks in the Sans Asylum to earn money to pay their bills, including renting a studio to record their songs. The asylum is located in an isolated area and is monitored by a team led by the security guard J.B. The deranged inmates are criminals and they take pills to stay calm. One day, George has a concert during the night but J.B. asks him to arrive early in the morning to receive the supplies for the kitchen. George leaves his girlfriend Lynn without sleeping and heads to the asylum. While he is preparing the meals for the insane inmates with his colleagues, there is a storm and a power outage in the area and the monitoring system fails. With the mental hospital in the darkness, the inmates led by the cruel Harry Green attack the guards and staff. George and the other kitchen workers hide from the horde of violent madmen. Will they survive? Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
"The Incident" (aka "Asylum Blackout") turned out to be nothing at all as to what I had expected it to be. Especially with the rating it had scored here on IMDb.
The story is about a group of cooks at an asylum for deranged criminals. The cooks get trapped in the dark bowels of the asylum one day as the power disappears, and with the inmates on the prowl, neither cooks nor asylum staff are safe.
Well, the story was adequate, but it just trotted along in a slow, dull pace and never really picked up pace before the last 10 minutes of the movie or so. And oddly enough, this is also where all that was enjoyable took place. Well, right up to the ending, which was just a slap in the face to the audience.
The good part about the movie is the atmosphere in the asylum, both with and without power. With the power on, the atmosphere was clinical and depressive. However, with the power off, the atmosphere became brooding and sinister. Both were actually nicely done here - just a shame the rest of the movie failed.
The acting in the movie was good enough, given the fact that people didn't have the best of script to work with. Nothing out of the ordinary here though, mind you.
"The Incident" is not really a particularly great movie, it was slow and uneventful to say the least. If you enjoy a good scare or a good thrill, then I would suggest you find it elsewhere, because "The Incident" has neither. The 85 minutes the movie ran for seemed much longer, as the movie had a tendency to drag on and take forever to actually go nowhere.
If you read the trivia section for "The Incident" here on IMDb, you will notice it says: "Two people fainted during the premiere screening at the Toronto International Film Festival." This just had me laughing, fainting from what? Because there was nothing scary about this movie at all. And I didn't know you could faint from being bored out of your mind.
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