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Sutures (2009)

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A group of longtime friends converge on a fatal course with destiny when they cross paths with Alexander Tatum, a mercenary surgeon. He is a hunter with the keen skill of one who has also ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew Prine ... Dr. Hopkins
Jason London ... Detective Zane
Carlos Lauchu ... Alexander Tatum
Allison Lange ... Sienna
B.J. Britt ... Scott
Azie Tesfai ... Kristen
Nick Holmes ... Jason
Kate French ... Shannon
C.J. Thomason ... Ben
Jeff Burr ... Dr. Sanger
Lisette Bross ... Dr. Christensen
Kevin Strom ... Cooper
Joe Unger ... Sheriff Baxter
Walt Osborne Walt Osborne ... Officer Tatopoulos
Timothy Muskatell Timothy Muskatell ... Ronnie Moon
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A group of longtime friends converge on a fatal course with destiny when they cross paths with Alexander Tatum, a mercenary surgeon. He is a hunter with the keen skill of one who has also been hunted. Prey turned predator. The victims quickly realize that Alexander is just the beginning of their problems, as they find themselves enmeshed in a fight for survival against a sociopath business man and his demonic staff, who will stop at nothing to prevail in the sale of Black Market Body Parts. Written by Carlos Lauchu & Jacqueline A. Kelly

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Somewhere between Heaven & Hell lie the nightmares of man's transgressions against himself. Against his children... and their children...

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for bloody violence, language and some nudity | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Autopsy II - Black Market Body Parts See more »

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Sutures LLC See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR | Dolby (5.1 surround)

Color:

Color

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2:1
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Nightmarish transgression
11 June 2018 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

Was drawn into seeing 'Sutures' with a cool poster/cover, an slightly intriguing but very derivative premise and as someone with a general appreciation for horror. That it was low-budget, which from frequent personal experience is rarely a good sign due to that there are so many poor ones out there, made me though apprehensive.

'Sutures' is sadly however yet another film seen recently, hence some reiteration because the exact same strengths and flaws those films are present here, that to me was incredibly disappointing considering its potential which it doesn't do anywhere near enough with. As a film it's weak, with a plethora of problems (huge ones too) and doesn't do enough with its potential, which was hardly small. There is very little good about it

Lets start with the positives. The scenery is atmospheric and spooky.

Although most of it looks schlocky, some of the shots look decent. The start intrigues somewhat, shame the rest of the film completely goes downhill and never recovers.

Unfortunately, the story does feel paper thin, disjointed and over-stretched and some of it feels vague, under-explained in the last third where the film especially became duller, more predictable, more senseless and less scary. Too many characters are too sketchy and with nowhere near enough to make one want to endear to them. Their annoying and illogical decision making and behaviours frustrates.

Making the film feel bland and forgettable with not enough heart put into it. The effects are ropy at best, the sound quality is obvious and utilised cheaply (being too loud in the build ups and people's reactions) and it's best not mentioning the uniformly lumbering and histrionic acting.

Dialogue can be stilted and rambling, with lots of clichés and no depth whatsoever, while the pace goes to a standstill very quickly and drags on forever with very little going on worth caring about, never recovering. Found too many the supposedly shocking moments not surprising or scary and the supposedly creepy atmosphere dreary, due to the excessive obviousness, a lot of dumb and vague moments and explanations and the lack of tension and suspense. Would not have minded the lack of originality (the film is extremely derivative and in a dumbed and watered down way) if the story and atmosphere were at least alright in execution, in reality they were both dreadfully done. Not to mention a whole novel's worth of inconsistencies and continuity errors and a structure so jumpy and confused it renders some of the film incoherent.

There are a good deal of underdeveloped plot elements and often nonsensical and confusing character motivations, while too many of the things to make you jump or shocked are far from creative or scary and are pretty tame. The ending can be seen from miles away and has a twist so ludicrous that the viewer's intelligence is insulted.

There is not enough threat here and what there is of it tends to be used poorly, it is completely unimaginative, very repetitive and more odd than creepy, completely failing to show any sense of horror and resorting to cheap typical horror tropes. Some badly sagging momentum too. The direction is leaden, inexperience seems to be all over the film, and the music doesn't really fit. Lets not get started on the far from creative and shaking the head worthy kills and especially the gratuitous and cheap-looking gore.

Overall, weak. 3/10 Bethany Cox


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