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Death and Cremation (2010)

Not Rated | | Thriller | 10 October 2010 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Stan
... Jarod Leary
... Matt Fairchild
... Martha Leary
... Rick Waters
... Bill Weaver
... Becky Weaver
... Lindsey Weaver (as Kate Maher)
... Shelly Fairchild
... David
Madison Eginton ... Courtney
... Ryan
... Maria (as Karen Steele)
... Peter Waters
Celine Lozier ... Jenny Fairchild
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In a typical American suburb filled with middle class morals, a lonely 59-year-old, Stan, contributes to society by offering cremation services from his basement. In fact, Stan murders neighbors he perceives to be social bullies. Jarod, a fatherless 17-year-old high school outcast, lands an after-school job in Stan's cremation house and the two develop an unusual working relationship that quickly evolves into a partnership. As detective Matt Fairchild puts together clues from local disappearances, Stan must decide if protecting his newfound trainee is worth killing for. Written by AJI Productions

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Business is booming at the crematorium

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Jarod Leary: When a person like that's dealt with, I think it should be applauded, not punished.
Stan: I couldn't agree with you more.
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Written and Performed by Fifi Larue
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The Ultimate Movie Review! - http://tss5078.blogspot.com - @tss5078
28 July 2012 | by See all my reviews

From Peter Pan to a bullied outcast, Jeremy Sumpter continues to show his tremendous versatility as an actor in Death & Cremation. This cast was the whole reason I wanted to see this movie, but unfortunately it falls well short of my expectations. Stanley (Brad Dourif) is a loner and a serial killer who runs the perfect business for getting rid of evidence, a crematorium. He's a lonely man and nothing exciting happens to him until a loner named Jared (Sumpter) starts working for him. This film tries very hard to be something it's not and that's creepy. Death & Cremation isn't about blood and gore, but rather moves very slowly and methodically in order to try and freak us out, but sadly it doesn't. Stanley and Jared aren't guys you're going to be scared of, more like two guys you'd like to hang out with and that's the problem. The audience can relate to them and isn't scared of them at all. That being the case this film should have gone the other way and been extremely bloody and disturbing, but it's not that either. The story is bland and the movie is slow, but the cast is amazing. Brad Dourif plays a psychopath better than anyone and it really wouldn't surprise me if he is in fact a serial killer. Here he's teamed with one of my absolute favorite actors, who is also superb, but they're giving their all in a slow, sloppy film, that just doesn't cut it.


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