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Ghoul (2012)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Thriller  -  13 April 2012 (USA)
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Centers on a group of friends who risk their lives to stop who, or what, is behind a rash of disappearances in their town.

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Timmy Graco
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Carol Keiser
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Elizabeth
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Steve
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Martin Kreider / Ghoul
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Ronny
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Miner (as Sean Braud)
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Entertaining - but I wish it had a bigger budget
6 January 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The Ghoul is a good film that could have been this years Super 8 if it had a bigger budget.

I've read some of the other review and others seem to criticize the cast. I think the cast, especially the kids, did a remarkable job. It was the script that was the problem. The dialogue was stiff and stuttering. On many occasions it brought me out of the movie.

Several of the choices of the director also worked against the quality and success of the film. Showing the ghoul as a silhouette at the beginning was a great way to start, but showing the ghoul clearly within the first 20 minutes ruined any build up or suspense that would have been better served in the climax.

My final complaint is the showing of the child abuse by the mother. In horror films based on novels certain things should be omitted as they change the tone to drastically. It was done in the film adaptation of Stephen Kings IT (Child gang-bang!?).

Anyway, still a good movie.


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