When a producer suggests that screenwriter Grace Mitchel pen a horror story set in an old hotel, the long-abandoned Lyndora seems the perfect inspiration. The turn-of-the-century hotel is ... See full summary »
When a producer suggests that screenwriter Grace Mitchel pen a horror story set in an old hotel, the long-abandoned Lyndora seems the perfect inspiration. The turn-of-the-century hotel is known for its rough and seedy past - the doors to its rooms sealed 50 years ago following a series of gruesome murders - and local lore says it's haunted. Despite the reservations of family and friends, an undaunted Grace takes up residence in the eerie inn to immerse herself in writing. But now that the doors are open, the secrets of the past begin to emerge. As disturbing, but seemingly explicable, events begin to escalate, Grace struggles to define reality from insanity and begins a descent into darkness from which some will never return Written by
When I read the plot of this movie, I really wanted to see it, even if it didn't have any rating or review yet on this site. A writer in a reputed haunted place, that would eventually take her to the brink of insanity. Oh, yeah! After watching the first five minutes though... actually, even just hearing the first conversation, that sinking feeling will already start to form in the pit of your stomach. You know, that sensation that you feel when you realize that this will not end well for you.
There's a scene where she was standing inside a room, near the doorway, reading some papers when a ghost suddenly appeared. She gasped, dropped her papers, and calmly picked it up. Then her friend appeared in the doorway where the ghost supposedly was earlier, and she repeats the process. Meh, you'd think that if you see a ghost, you'd either scream your lungs out, throw anything you can get your hands on or your body freezes and your eyes pops out of their sockets, but you never take your eyes off the ******* ghost unless you're running, as fast as ****, away.
The acting felt like I was watching a bad high school play. The main protagonist especially, sounded like she was reading her lines. I've seen more convincing acting skills on practical jokers.
The run-down hotel was supposed to have been abandoned for some time, but when she found an Ouija board, it looked practically brand new. Even the phone she picked up didn't have a single speck of dust on it. My brother's room looks more dingy and haunted.
I like low-budget horrors, and I'm always pleased when they exceed my expectations, but this one only carried the worst badly executed horror clichés I've ever seen, so far. Some no-budget amateur short films on You Tube are a better watch than this film.
Honestly, I tried, but couldn't finish it.
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