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The Portal (2010)

| Horror | 2010 (USA)
Investigators pursuing a bizarre hemorrhagic illness are lead to a strange black painting that they discover is a portal to another dimension.

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Jenna Colby ...
April (as Jenna Zablocki)
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Daniel
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Dr. Azirra
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Professor Hafler
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Paul
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Laura Sorenson ...
Valerie
Sandy Hackett ...
Dr. Westley / Dr. Mulog
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Charlie
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Homeless George
Allegra Rodnunsky ...
Little April
Ally Rodnunsky ...
Little Mary
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Alexis
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Malcolm
Ashly Margaret Rae ...
Nurse Kelly (as Ashly Rae)
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Investigators pursuing a bizarre hemorrhagic illness are lead to a strange black painting that they discover is a portal to another dimension.

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Dare to face your inner child...

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Shortly after April Meaddows witnesses the death of Valerie, she asks her medical colleagues, "What's the prognosis?" Since Valerie's head just blew up splattering blood all over Meaddows, the prognosis is "she's going to remain dead". See more »

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And the music never ends
7 May 2012 | by See all my reviews

From the moment the film opens to its ending credits, the soundtrack never stops. Possibly the director thought the endless cacophony of strings and wind instruments would lend some flair to this uninspired epileptic mess, but it only managed to give me a headache. It took me 3 sittings to make it through this drabfest, not necessarily because it was bad (it was) but because of the never-ending soundtrack.

As to the movie ? A nurse and her (hot) male colleague (the only reason this got a 1/10) investigate the bizarre head-exploding death of a former patient. As they meet the relatives of the victim, a couple of other heads explode and ghost children emerge from a black painting looking like a fuzzy B&W TV screen, probably because they are the key to this exploding-head mystery, but you'll never know, because by the time the movie reaches its pitiful climax, the music gets so obtrusive that you can't hear anything Michael Madsen says before he starts laughing hysterically and his head explodes. The poor nurse is now into hysterics and you will be too, unless you pop a Cuprofen.


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