The Portal (I) (2010)

 |  Horror  |  2010 (USA)
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Investigators pursuing a bizarre hemorrhagic illness are lead to a strange black painting that they discover is a portal to another dimension.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
April (as Jenna Zablocki)
Professor Hafler
Laura Sorenson ...
Sandy Hackett ...
Dr. Westley / Dr. Mulog
Homeless George
Allegra Rodnunsky ...
Little April
Ally Rodnunsky ...
Little Mary
Ashly Margaret Rae ...
Nurse Kelly (as Ashly Rae)


Investigators pursuing a bizarre hemorrhagic illness are lead to a strange black painting that they discover is a portal to another dimension.

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Dare to face your inner child...







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DON'T enter the portal (you have been warned)
16 May 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Trust me, there's nothing in the portal you would ever want to see. Do you like horror films? Were you tempted by the mention of Michael Madsen in the cast list? That was how they got me to sit through this. Big mistake. The film looks like it was shot in the nineteen seventies with a budget that's been drummed up by a guy walking round collecting change in a slightly stained hat. Oh, and Michael Madsen is barely in it. He was better in Celebrity Big Brother.

The Portal has bad acting, awful computer generated special effects (were they rendered on a ZX Spectrum?), terrible dialogue, stupid camera angles and looks cheaper than something made for cable TV (bypassing even a straight-to-DVD release).

Some films are so bad they're good (Demons or Starcrash, for example). This one is just bad, bad, bad - seriously, save yourself an hour and a half and watch the shopping channel instead (the prices of those gold bracelets are a damn sight scarier than anything in the Portal).

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