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Needle (2010)

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A killer uses an 18th century machine with supernatural powers to terrorize students at a college.

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John V. Soto
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ben Mendelsohn ... Detective Meares
Travis Fimmel ... Marcus Rutherford
Nathaniel Buzolic ... Ryan
Michael Dorman ... Ben Rutherford
Jane Badler ... Professor Banyon
Tahyna MacManus ... Mary Matthews (as Tahyna Tozzi)
Jessica Marais ... Kandi
John Jarratt ... Paul the Coroner
Murray Bartlett ... Tony Martin
Trilby Glover ... Isabel Du Pont
Khan Chittenden ... Jed
Chanel Marriott ... Lucy
Malcolm Kennard ... Detective Reddick
Tahlia Norrish ... Student
Zaydah-lee ... Uni Student
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Storyline

After the death of his father, archaeology student Ben Rutherford inherits an 18th century mechanical device known as "Le Vaudo Mort". At a college party he flaunts the machine in front of a group of his closest friends and later discovers that the machine has a sinister past and may harbor supernatural powers. After class he returns to his dorm room to find that the contraption has been stolen. One by one, Ben's friends begin to die in strange and horrific circumstances. Now he must reunite with his estranged half-brother, Marcus, a forensic photographer, and delve deeper into their father's past to work out who is behind the grisly murders. As the terror mounts and the clues seem to suggest the unthinkable, a surprising twist will reveal the true identity of the killer... Written by Filmscope Entertainment

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Ten Suspects. Six Clues. One Killer... See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody horror and violence and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 July 2011 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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decent killings
25 January 2012 | by trashgangSee all my reviews

Needle is one of those so-called horror flicks that you easily can watch with your teenagers. It is not all about the red stuff or a slasher or whatsoever. It's more about who's the killer. Oh yes, there are a few red herrings but still, it's more a thriller than a horror.

Was it bad, no it wasn't because some killings were rather good and even one is a bit gory but the ending was really a bit of a letdown. This was John V. Soto second feature and it was okay. the reason I bought it was because my wife is a huge 'V' fan and Jane Badler is one of those V icons that appear here in this flick. She did well although some did give a mediocre performance.

But overall it wasn't a flick that you will tell about the next day as to say this is a must see. It's one to warm up just before you are going to watch the real stuff.

Gore 2/5 Nudity 0/5 Effects 3/5 Story 3/5 Comedy 0/5


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