"UTOPIA - One day your darkest fears come to life. But how can you escape your own mind? The concept of UTOPIA is inspired by Bjørn Alexander Brem's life and nightmares - the combination of... See full summary »
The Pyramid Code is a documentary series of 5 episodes that explores the pyramid fields and ancient temples in Egypt as well as ancient megalithic sites around the world looking for clues ... See full summary »
Abd'el Hakim Awyan,
John Anthony West
In March of 2011, three filmmakers disappeared in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona while documenting their search for the Lost Dutchman mine. Their bodies were never found... but their camera was.
Ron Eagle D'Andre II,
Barbara (Gemma Atkinson) is visiting the cemetery with brother Johnny to visit their father's grave, when an unexpected traumatic event forces her to run to the safety of a nearby farmhouse... See full summary »
I can see that there was a lot of enthusiasm placed into this film. Passion for horror, movies like Hellraiser, Evil Dead and to a point Demons. But in stating this not exactly clones either. Just enough to see where ideas came from and that is it.
Visually it is beautifully shot, I liked the how it was done. Also I liked how the demons looked. Along with this I thought the gore looked alright as well, bit of an influence from 70s Italian horror I would even say.
Story wise in the big picture you have an idea of what is happening.
But here are the down points for me.
Felt the storyline was a bit too hodgepodge for me. Certain things didn't feel right. Others seem comical. I confess to giggling when I first started watching, but pretty much just for the first couple of minutes of the actual movie minutes before some demon and a gore scene came my way. In some ways the stories felt incomplete to a point. But on thinking about it they were art of a anthology so guess they were limited to what could be done.
Also in the first segment there is quite a bit of male full frontal nudity yet for the rest of the film no female full frontal. I know this really isn't a real big deal but for these movies it did seem really strange.
Other than this another thing was at first the demons seem pretty weak and stupid but then later they are able to have the upper hand and be strong. I think this was just a way to get the storyline to a certain point though which for unfortunately is kind of lacking.
I didn't hate this movie as alas I have seen a lot worse. There is a lot of heart put into this but unfortunately it could of been way more. Maybe if there was a lot more gore, plus some gratuitous female nudity as well as more realistic scenes where it felt realistic how an encounter folds out this could have been something really worthy. In saying this the demons / possessed were kinda cool though.
2 of 5 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?