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The Frankenstein Theory (2013)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  1 March 2013 (USA)
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From the makers of The Last Exorcism comes a boldly original vision of horror. What if the most chilling novel of all time was actually based on a true account of a horrific experiment gone awry? When he is suspended from his university job for his outlandish ideas, Professor John Venkenheim leads a documentary film crew to the rim of the Arctic Circle in a desperate effort to vindicate his academic reputation. His theory: Mary Shelley's ghastly story, "Frankenstein," is, in fact, a work of non-fiction disguised as fantasy. In the vast, frozen wilderness, Venkenheim and his team search for the legendary monster, a creature mired in mystery and drenched in blood. What they find is an unspeakable truth more terrifying than any fiction...a nightmare from which there is no waking. Written by Image Entertainment

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Movie is supposed to take place in Canada, but gas pump measures in Gallons; should be liters (note Canada uses "$"). See more »

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Composed by James Lum & Alan Ett
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Thought it was OK
27 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's not a masterpiece by any means, and I probably won't watch it many more times, but I enjoyed the movie. I went in with no expectations and was pleasantly surprised. The snowy outdoors areas they were in were creepy and in a way are more creepy than the woods. The writing and pacing needs work. The Frankenstein Theory feels like a ghostly image of a really good movie when you watch it... parts of the movie are good, some under-baked, some forgettable, and the movie itself feels like a ghostly image. You can see how good it potentially could be. I don't really disagree with the other reviewers that pan the movie or the ones that like it. If you are amenable to movies where a group of people are out on their own (like this movie and Blair Witch Project), then you'll probably be more receptive.


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