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Banshee Chapter (2013)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  12 December 2013 (USA)
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Journalist Anne Roland explores the disturbing links behind her friend's sudden disappearance, an ominous government research chemical, and a disturbing radio broadcast of unknown origin.

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Anne Roland
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Thomas Blackburn
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James Hirsch
Corey Moosa ...
Patient 11
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Patient 14
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Callie
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Olivia Kmiec
Chad Brummett ...
Dr. Kessel
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Henry Cale
Alex Gianopoulos ...
Renny
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Elderly Doctor
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Black Rock County Sheriff
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Laura Henrik (credit only)
Tone Forrest ...
MK-Ultra Survivor
Maud de Proost ...
Pool Guest
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BANSHEE CHAPTER follows investigative journalist, ANNA, researching a missing friend who ingested an undocumented research chemical once tested on civilians by CIA MK-Ultra experiments. The labyrinthine trail of evidence leads her into the disturbing world of black ops chemical tests, unexplained radio transmissions and disfigured entities in the blackness of night. Anna will do anything to uncover what lies behind her friend's disappearance but to her horror the entities are coming after her. Suspense-thriller based on true events shot in stereoscopic 3D staring Katia Winter and Ted Levine Written by Anonymous

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Thomas Blackburn is an homage to Hunter S. Thompson. With his drug usage, political ties, love of guns, and outlaw lifestyle--he is a clear representation of Thompson's "Raoul Duke" persona. See more »

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Better next time?
13 December 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I really wanted to like this film. But there was so many things being thrown in the mix it's was just too much to take. Number stations, mk ultra, drugs, government conspiracies, and a barrage of scenes which never really give the viewer time to build up to a feeling of dread. They're just delivered to you in a quick fire fashion and even the "face at the window" shots are so quick you can't define them sometimes. I have to say I liked the Ted Levine character Blackburn as he played it with gusto right to the end. But apart from the outlandish story there are many plot holes and the ending just wasn't that satisfying for me. Still, I respect any new director trying something a little different.


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