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Scream of the Banshee (2011)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror  -  26 March 2011 (USA)
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An archeology professor unearths a dangerous artifact, unwittingly releasing a creature that is able to kill with the power of its bone-splitting scream.

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In 1188 A.D., in Limerick, Ireland, Templar Knights chase a creature through the woods and trap her head in a box. In the present day Professor Isla Whelan and her two assistants are researching and labeling historical artifacts in the basement of the university where she works and they find an Irish glove and map with the name Duncan. Isla's estranged daughter Shayla Whelan finds a hidden space behind a wall with a box with the severed head, but they believe that it belongs to deformed person or an animal. Out of the blue, the head screams and they all bleed through the ears. They learn soon that the head is from a Banshee and in accordance with the mythology they are doomed to die. Their only hope is to find the lunatic and discredited Professor Broderick Duncan, whose expertise is in the feminine spirit in Irish mythology. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The last scream you hear will be your own. See more »

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Best sci fi channel original movie in awhile
27 March 2011 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

So bear in mind I'm grading on a curve for sci fi channel productions - but there were some genuine scares in this one and the special effects weren't execrable. (have you noticed how many of the mutant sea creatures bark and growl?). A somewhat plausible plot as far as these things go and just an overall creepiness that made me tense and even caused me to jump enough more than once to dislodge the cat on my lap.

I continue to hold out hope that after producing the absolutely great mini series Taken and the reboot of Battlestar Gallactica that this channel will rise to the occasion with some decent horror and sci fi offerings. While by no means great, Banshee is at least a step in the right direction.


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