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Grindstone Road (2008)

 -  Horror | Thriller  -  20 May 2008 (USA)
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A few months ago Hannah Sloan (Fairuza Balk) was in a horrible car accident, leaving her son Daniel in an extended coma. With hopes of putting their recent tragedy behind them Hannah and ... See full summary »

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A few months ago Hannah Sloan (Fairuza Balk) was in a horrible car accident, leaving her son Daniel in an extended coma. With hopes of putting their recent tragedy behind them Hannah and her husband Graham (Greg Bryk), move into their recently purchased farm home. Suffering extreme feelings of guilt and responsibility for her son's condition, Hannah turns to her prescribed anti-depressants to bring her comfort. Soon after moving in to their new home Hannah begins witnessing strange and mysterious occurrences causing Graham to become increasingly converned with the quantity of medications that Hannah is taking. Is Hannah losing her mind, or are there supernatural forces at work? Written by Gregory Absten

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Incredibly inept
5 July 2008 | by (North Carolina) – See all my reviews

Bad writing, bad direction, bad editing, bad acting. It has it all. Frankly, I enjoy a good low budget feature, but I can't tolerate a strung-together series of the most clichéd scenes imaginable. Wandering into a dark basement alone at night? Make-you-jump loud sounds, in lieu of true scares? A husband who doesn't believe his stressed-out wife? The ol' disappearing "evil water" routine? And that in just the first thirty minutes.

And, what's with the fade-to-black between scenes? It's amateurish and distracting.

The set-dressing is horrible. It calls attention to itself in almost every location.

Frankly, I couldn't finish the film. A "script supervisor" position is obviously not the best experience for direction, just as a "sound editor" most likely has no business jumping into writing screenplays.

There's a reason this waste of time went directly to video, although I assume that was the intention from the beginning.


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