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The Telling (2009)

In this horror anthology film, three girls pledge the most popular - and cruelest - sorority on campus. For their final task, they must tell the scariest story they know. Containing three ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Holly Madison ... Stephanie (segment "Sorority Sisters")
Christina Rosenberg ... Amber (segment "Sorority Sisters") (as Lola La Belle)
Nicole Zeoli ... Roxy (segment "Sorority Sisters")
Najarra Townsend ... Brianna (segment "Sorority Sisters")
Angela Nicholas ... Brianna's Mom (segment "Sorority Sisters")
Wesley Stiller Wesley Stiller ... Greg (segment "Sorority Sisters")
Alyssa Price Alyssa Price ... Megan (segment "Sorority Sisters")
Sara Jean Underwood ... Tracey (segment "Sorority Sisters")
Christina Iannuzzi Christina Iannuzzi ... Brittney (segment "Sorority Sisters")
Jessica Rizo Jessica Rizo ... Tiffany (segment "Sorority Sisters")
Ashley Noel ... Brandi (segment "Sorority Sisters")
Jean Louise O'Sullivan ... Haley (segment "Sorority Sisters") (as Jean-Louise O'Sullivan)
Stephanie Sanborn Stephanie Sanborn ... Phoebe (segment "Sorority Sisters")
James MacPherson ... Officer Embers
Jessica Noboa ... Tonya (segment "Sorority Sisters")
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In this horror anthology film, three girls pledge the most popular - and cruelest - sorority on campus. For their final task, they must tell the scariest story they know. Containing three distinct stories - one featuring a murderous doll, one a has-been actress and her run in with a film crew of the undead and, finally, a hunt-and-kill fright-fest. The tales inspire someone at the sorority to commit their own murders. Written by Anonymous

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

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Language:

English

Release Date:

14 April 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Crazy Credits

In the end credits: "[...] any similarity to actual persons, living, dead or undead, is purely coincidental." See more »

Connections

References Sunset Blvd. (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

You're Not One Of Them
Written by Jamie Barrett
Performed by The Red Paintings
Courtesy of Robot Records
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Not so great...
30 April 2010 | by ifuseekkodySee all my reviews

I was very excited to get this movie; however, this movie was really bad. I feel really bad to say that because I really like Bridget and Holly. They were both great. Nevertheless, the rest of the actors were very cheesy.

There is a live and enthusiastic market for most anything associated with the The Girls Next Door. This is rightfully so even as the series winds down and each of the women go their individual ways. The series had a little something for everybody; each of the girls were charming and sexy in their individual ways; Hugh Hefner did a good job in his role in front of the camera and it would appear that he made a number of good decisions behind the camera; the whole Girls Next Door project had a fair degree of excellence as an entertainment vehicle. Just as a last observation on Girls Next Door, I will say that for those who were seeking some mild, light hearted titillation, it had its moments of genuine sexiness, delivered at a level of quality that only Playboy can do.

Anyone agreeing with the above would like to see The Telling succeed, if for no other reason than Holly & Bridget are not only in it but apparently Bridget was involved as a producer. You have the sense from the Behind the Scenses portion that Bridget in particular put a lot of work in this video. I don't doubt that; she routinely comes across as a hard working, sincere and focused lady.

So, what about The Telling. Let me just say that it's nice to see Bridget and Holly again; however, this video is not a top flight vehicle for them, and a number of buyers will be somewhat disappointed. As for sexual titillation, don't worry yourself about that; there essentially is none. Bridget & Holly look good, but you'll see more sex watching Fox News. As for a gripping horror story with professional acting, it's going to be pretty thin for a number of folks. Real GND fans are still going to buy this video, and if anything the end of the show Behind the Scenes 15 to 20 minutes will be the most interesting part. Bridget and Holly are both individually interviewed in this section. Bridget admits that her time as one of Hef's girlfriends as well as her residence in the Playboy mansion are winding down, and that she will be an upcoming moderator to some extent on the Travel Channel. I suspect that this will be a much more successful vehicle for her.


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