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13 March 2008 (USA) See more »
Intelligent. Deadly. And Out To Destroy Us. Meet The Ultimate Buzz-Kill. See more »
The widow, Deputy Sheriff Jane Kozik, moves from Manhattan to Black Stone, New York, with her daughter Kelsey Kozik... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Honestly Did Not Find It To Be All That Bad See more (26 total) »


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Sebastien Roberts ... Devin Hall / Dan Hall

Sarah Allen ... Jane Kozik

Jayne Heitmeyer ... Katherine Randell
Rebecca Windheim ... Kelsey Kozik

Robert Englund ... Eli Giles
Michel Perron ... Mayor Blatz
Sheena Larkin ... Beverly Rowe

Robert Higden ... Father Francis

Andrew Shaver ... Homeless Man
Mike Paterson ... Ice Cream Man

Gordon Masten ... Coroner Dr. Fogg
Jacques Monast ... Neighbor / Policeman
Joey Dufault ... Sniper #1

Gerardo Lo Dico ... Sniper #2

Directed by
David Winning 
Writing credits
Todd Samovitz (story)

Todd Samovitz (teleplay) &
Ethlie Ann Vare (teleplay)

Produced by
Robert Halmi Jr. .... executive producer
Robert Halmi Sr. .... executive producer
Irene Litinsky .... producer
Ric Nish .... producer
Jesse Prupas .... associate producer
Michael Prupas .... executive producer
Original Music by
Mario Sévigny 
Cinematography by
Daniel Vincelette 
Film Editing by
Simon Webb 
Production Design by
Gaudeline Sauriol 
Costume Design by
Janet Campbell 
Makeup Department
Penny Lee .... key makeup artist
George Tucci .... key special makeup effects artist
Camiel McLean .... daily makeup artist (uncredited)
Production Management
Karl Archambault .... unit manager
Elissa Lewis .... post-production supervisor
Diandra Yoselevitz .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sebastien Bouloc .... second assistant director
Nadine Brassard .... second assistant director
Ross Clyde .... first assistant director
Art Department
Sophie Grenier .... graphic artist
Sound Department
Scott Donald .... supervising dialogue editor
Philippe Espantoso .... sound re-recording mixer
David Gertsman .... sound designer
David Gertsman .... supervising sound editor
Steven Gurman .... post sound consultant
François Guérin .... boom operator (as Francois Guerin)
Roger Guérin .... sound re-recording mixer
Michel Lecoufle .... sound recordist
Louis Molinas .... sound effects editor
Special Effects by
Gary Coates .... special effects
Marc Reichel .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Eric Aubry .... cg generalist: Buzz Image Group
Marie-Eve Bedard-Tremblay .... visual effects coordinator
Eric Fortin .... animator
Carl Gagnon .... lead modeler
Daniel Gaudreau .... digital compositor
Virginie Goulet .... digital compositor
Jonathan Laborde .... digital effects artist
Bruno-Olivier Laflamme .... digital effects artist
Jean-Francois Lafleur .... visual effects supervisor
Etienne Laroche .... digital effects artist
Guillaume Mainville .... digital effects artist
Jonathan Paquin .... animator
Mario Rachiele .... visual effects supervisor
David Raymond .... visual effects artist
Kristen Tooley .... digital effects artist
Emily Vaillancourt .... digital effects artist
Annie Carignan .... stunts
Mike Chute .... stunt coordinator
Naomi Frenette .... stunt double
François Gauthier .... stunts
Nathalie Girard .... stunt double
Stéphane Lefebvre .... stunt performer
Thomas Luccioni .... stunts
Louis Paquette .... stunt performer
Derek Seguin .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Jean-Philippe Bernier .... second assistant camera
Michel Bernier .... focus puller camera "b"
Michel Paul Bélisle .... chief lighting technician
Denis-Noel Mostert .... a cam/steadicam operator
Pantazidis Panagiotis .... still photographer
Casting Department
Andrea Kenyon .... casting
Johanne Titley .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Adam DeKeyser .... prep costumer
Stephanie Michaud .... wardrobe assistant (as Stéphanie Michaud)
Editorial Department
Catherine Henry .... assistant editor
Marie-Christine Potvin Bouchard .... assistant editor
Evan Tussman .... post-production supervising producer
Sarah Vachon .... assistant editor
Serge Verreault .... on-line editor
Other crew
Sophie Boyer .... script supervisor
Charles Castonguay .... production assistant
Vincent Colpron .... production secretary
Alexander Sandy Jesion .... chief financial officer
Maxime Larrivée .... production assistant
Mélanie Lebrun-Lacouvée .... production coordinator
André Nicholas Malouf .... production assistant
Christina O'Shea-Daly .... executive in charge of production - RHI
Betty Palik .... unit publicist
Lexi Pathak .... assistant publicist
Simon Webb .... title designer

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USA:89 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Jane Kozik says "Dr. Fogg was murdered. Take a look at that petechial hemorrhaging here" and points to the bruise on his neck. Dr. Fogg eyes are closed. A petechial hemorrhage is a tiny pinpoint red mark which occurs when blood leaks from the tiny capillaries in the eyes. The forensic pathologist usually needs a very good light source and maybe even a magnifying glass to detect petechial hemorrhages. They range in size from the size of a speck of dust to around two millimeters. It is true, however, that bruising or contusions on his neck can be a sign of strangulation, but that's a different buzz word.See more »
Eli Giles:Nature can be that way, young lady. Nature can be awesome, as in inspiring awe. Not as in awesome, dude.See more »
Movie Connections:
References "I Love Lucy" (1951)See more »


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Honestly Did Not Find It To Be All That Bad, 17 October 2012
Author: gavin6942 from United States

A small town is overrun by wasps that not only sting, but actually infest themselves inside of human hosts...

I appreciate that Robert Englund not only appears -- and for much more than a cameo -- but is actually given a decent character. This film is nothing amazing, but Englund treated it with respect and he comes across as both devious and mysterious, while still likable.

This film has some issues with continuity -- for example, the question of who is dead. Twice the sheriff seems to be aware that people are dead without having actually witnessed the scenes we (the viewers) saw. Just because it happens earlier in the script does not mean all the characters suddenly are aware of it.

Even more odd is the relationship issue -- a woman dates a guy, leaves him for his identical twin brother... the second brother dies and she is again interested in the first. Dating brothers is awkward enough... this just steps it up to a new level. (And unless Sarah Allen ages really, really well, she seems too young to have a 10-year old daughter.)

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