A group of ambitious filmmakers set out to create the world's first reality horror movie. Their plan was simple; they'd offer an active serial killer complete anonymity and a worldwide ...
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A group of ambitious filmmakers set out to create the world's first reality horror movie. Their plan was simple; they'd offer an active serial killer complete anonymity and a worldwide platform from which to display his work in exchange for genuine footage of his grisly crimes. What ensues is a hellish game of cat and mouse as a cryptic filmmaker, known only as The Maestro, comes out from hiding in search of his "perfect shot". Written by
Vince Orlando and Adam Robitel
I've seen an advance copy of this film - and I will say right off the bat that I am friends with the producer. However if I didn't like the film I would simply say nothing.
This is a well acted original story. Unlike most horror movies shot for 1 million or less this film doesn't have any zombies, ghosts, or killer clowns - just a good old fashioned scary as hell psycho with a knife. The plot is believable and possible. The camera work and editing are excellent. The actors are all very good, none of your average cheesy horror film acting. The film is both scary and comedic at the same time.
My only complaint is it begins to feel a bit repetitive after a while. The camera work and jump cuts are very unique, but after an hour or so you kind of "get it". I also think the producer makes one big choice that stays true to his art, but might not be the best for his bottom line. I don't want to put any spoilers in here though.
Overall it's one of the 5 or so best horror films I've seen - when it finally comes out you really do want to see it.
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