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Banshee Chapter (2013)

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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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Rated R for some violence/disturbing images, drug use, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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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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Version of From Beyond (1986) See more »

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Written by Mark Grayson Lenover
Performed by Mark Lenover
Published by Tropnevada LLC (ASCAP)
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Good Idea, Maybe Not Perfectly Done
17 July 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

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.

This film has some good things going for it. With using MK-ULTRA as the background, they are able to blend fact and fiction, and certainly horror stories resulting from government experiments exist. This was a clever idea, even if not always done to its full potential.

There is also a very clear reference to Hunter S. Thompson, and that will make lots of people smile. Perhaps actually making the character Thompson and having this re-imagined as a bizarre pseudo-historical film might have helped.


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