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Necessary Evil (2008)

R  |   |  Thriller  |  31 December 2008 (USA)
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A scientist is testing a demonic drug on people in his secret lab. A cop and a female reporter try to stop him.

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A scientist is testing a demonic drug on people in his secret lab. A cop and a female reporter try to stop him.

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24 March 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I viewed "Necessary Evil" the other day and I must say, I rather enjoyed the experience.

Smart, unpredictable, and multi-layered, I saw it as a statement about the ever-growing, ubiquitous presence of pharmaceuticals in our daily lives, couched inside a creepy thriller.

The film unfolds through multiple viewpoints and weaves a tale of corruption and conspiracy with supernatural roots.

As usual, Lance Henriksen delivers a strong performance.

The film certainly has its share of flaws. But all in all, I recommend it.


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