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The Killing Room (2009)

R  |   |  Mystery, Thriller  |  14 November 2009 (Japan)
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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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Once you're in, there's no way out.

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String Quartet K.458 'The Hunt'
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Truly Unique
13 November 2009 | by (Orlando, Florida) – See all my reviews

I saw THE KILLING ROOM on Showtime last night. I found it to be a very unique suspense/thriller.

Not since THE CUBE have I seen such a truly unique, original movie like the KILLING ROOM. The action and tension never lets up. Your mind is always trying to guess what's going to happen next. The characters are compelling. And, the actors' performances are incredibly strong.

The premise, which includes the CIA's secret "MK-Ultra" mind-control experiments of the '70s adds credibility. As such, I found the movie completely plausible.

The more we learn about the characters; and, their motives, the more the suspense; and, drama intensifies. It was very engaging.


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