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The Killing Room (2009)

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Four individuals sign up for a psychological research study only to discover that they are now subjects of a brutal, classified government program.

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Four individuals sign up for a psychological research study only to discover that they are now subjects of a brutal, classified government program.

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Patriot Act meets The Game
18 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a good suspenseful movie. I was left entrenched and also conflicted. Conflicted in that, I found myself vacillating among which protagonists I was routing to succeed through rigors of the 'experiment.' The movie also reminds me of the Michael Douglas movie the Game with a government espionage twist to it. As the experiment is alluded to be one of a test of apoptosis, Not sure if it's quite apoptosis in this context as apoptosis is programmed cell death, but I like the attempt at a scientific angle.

Overall, a suspenseful, interesting movie, that makes you think, what would I do if I were in the same situation. Most likely be in the 19/20 group of people.


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