While babysitting a boy and his infant brother, Casey Beldon has a dreadful nightmare involving a weird dog and an evil child, and she tells her best friend Romy over the phone. Casey is haunted by this boy, and when she goes to the ophthalmologist, he asks if she has a twin brother or sister. She asks her father and discovers that her mother lost a son that died in the womb. Casey suspects that she is haunted by the spirit of her brother. She finds a letter addressed to a woman called Sofi Kozma and a creepy picture at home that belonged to her mother. She goes with Romy to a retirement home to meet Sofi, a survivor of the experiments during the Holocaust. But Sofi tells Casey that she had never met her mother and later calls Casey to tell her she is in great danger.Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
This is your average PG-13 horror film aimed at a teenage audience. Nothing more, nor less. If you're into that sort of thing, check this movie out.
The scares here aren't bad--there's a couple scenes with a dog that are arguably pretty creepy. There's no gore. There's even an almost total lack of blood. The closest you'll get to nudity is Odette Yustman in her underwear, and that's been plastered on every poster and shown in every trailer for this movie. That chick needs to gain a few pounds.
I kept thinking, "Damn, is that Gary Oldman?" Turns out it was. He's the only actor here with any talent, and he's still pretty bad. But most horror movies have bad acting, right? David S. Goyer isn't Robert Altman, and he's not trying to be. This was made to make a few bucks and scare some kids, and there's nothing wrong with that--horror filmmakers have been doing it for years.
Like I said: basic PG-13 teenager horror film. And a decent one at that. But if you like your horror with some gore, or nudity, or even some naughty language, you should stay away from this one.
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