A hopeless slacker, portrayed by the character's real-life namesake, finds his ambition awakened by a gorgeous waitress who is hiding from her past. Strong emotions compel Ben to find the ... See full summary »
Libby Day was only seven years old when her family was brutally murdered in their rural Kansas farmhouse. Twenty-five years later, she agrees to revisit the crime and uncovers the wrenching truths that led up to that tragic night.
Chloë Grace Moretz,
A young woman who recently graduated from engineering school travels to a remote location to supervise the demolition of a mysterious building. She soon discovers the horrifying secrets of the building and its past inhabitants, many of whom were victims of a vicious murderer who entombed his prey alive within its walls. Now she must turn the tables on the killer before she becomes his latest victim. Written by
It's apropos that a film about a demolition turns out to be such a devastating bomb
The O.C.'s Mischa Barton stars as Sam Walczak, a demolition engineer whom first job is to demolish a building located in the desolate swamps of Scotland. Upon arriving she finds that the building isn't as empty as she was led to believe (some tenants have inexplicably stayed), as well as the fact that the location may very well be haunted by the victims of the people that the architect of said building happened to entombed within it's walls.
What started off as a slightly intriguing original story soon and all too readily devolved into a badly acted, scare-free, soap opera-ish. Barton does absolutely nothing to entice the viewer's waning interest and her co-stars (some of whoms acting is laughably bad) are not any better. Just when you think it can't get any worse, one of the characters (who shall remain nameless as to avoid spoilers) falls down a hole and it does... Perhaps with better acting, a more cohesive story, some scares and better directing, this film might have worthwhile to watch, as it stands now, that's sadly quite simply not the case. (and don't even get me started on the ending)
My Grade: D
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