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Skew (2011)

Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | 1 October 2011 (USA)
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When Simon, Rich, and Eva head out on an eagerly anticipated road trip, they bring along a video camera to record their journey. What starts out as a carefree adventure slowly becomes a ... See full summary »

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When Simon, Rich, and Eva head out on an eagerly anticipated road trip, they bring along a video camera to record their journey. What starts out as a carefree adventure slowly becomes a descent into the ominous as unexplained events threaten to disrupt the balance between the three close friends. Each one of them must struggle with personal demons and paranoia as friendships are tested and gruesome realities are revealed...and recorded. Written by Sleep Apnea Productions Inc

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On July 19, 2005 three friends went on a road trip. They never came back.

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A product of the Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) movie era, Schelenz decided to promote his film the good old-fashioned way-via word of mouth. Although Schelenz recognizes the rare benefits of social networking, he did not use Facebook or Twitter as promotional tools. See more »

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written by Peter Allen and David Hudgins
performed by Peter Allen, sung by Zayne
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A slow burn worth the wait.
24 October 2011 | by See all my reviews

I first saw Skew at the Mississauga Film Festival. This is a psychological thriller/horror film that has found a new voice in its "found footage" sub-genre. Skew kept me wondering and waiting for more. The acting is good. The character of Eva is especially strong, haunting the audience with her wide eyes. The effects are subtle and work well in the grainy home video 4x3 ratio. Sometimes the scenes felt a little too long, but there were enough scares that I was compelled to see it again when I was in Manhattan for the Manhattan Film Festival. This second time I concentrated on the story and picked up on clever plot points that I missed or didn't seem to matter on my first viewing. Pay attention, this film is coming from a new direction that will side-swipe you.


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