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The Frankenstein Theory (2013)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  1 March 2013 (USA)
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Jonathan Venkenhein
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Clarence Malusky
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Eric
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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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In the yurt they call Kevin by the wrong name several times. They call him Brian. The actor who plays Kevin is Brian Henderson. See more »

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Requiem in D Minor
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Arranged by Christopher Todd Landor
Published by Landor Music Publishing (BMI)
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Not THAT bad
5 September 2013 | by (South Florida) – See all my reviews

The Frankenstein Theory is far from a masterpiece but I didn't find it nearly as bad as some have made it out to be.

It IS a total copy of "Blair Witch Project" with just the location changed, but that being said it's a reasonable recreation. I was never on the edge of my seat but the movie accomplished an important goal - it kept me interested enough to make me watch until the end.

The Frankenstein Theory also does a decent job (albeit slowly) of ramping up the tension until it climaxes in the last 10 minutes or so of the film.

There's nothing original here but as basic entertainment it's really not that bad. 5 out of 10.


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