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Ritual (2013)

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After receiving a distressed phone call, a man arrives at a seedy highway motel to find that his estranged wife has killed a stranger who is connected to a dangerous cult.

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Mickey Keating

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Mickey Keating
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Cast

Credited cast:
Larry Fessenden ... Motel Clerk
Derek Phillips ... The Man
Mickey Keating ... Excited Cultist
Eric B. Fleischman ... Johnny (Radio Character)
Lisa Marie Summerscales ... Lovely
Katherine Skelton ... Sacrifice
Brian Lally ... Roman
Benjamin Wright Benjamin Wright ... Fake Shemp
Dean Cates ... Tom
Eric Martig ... Frick
Stephen Brophy Stephen Brophy ... Frack
John Hugo John Hugo ... The Manager
A.D. Peters A.D. Peters ... Radio DJ
D.J. Tijerina D.J. Tijerina ... Radio Preacher
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After receiving a distressed phone call, a man arrives at a seedy highway motel to find that his estranged wife has killed a stranger who is connected to a dangerous cult.

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Horror

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Rated R for violence and language

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 December 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ritual Macabro See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Snooze Horror!!!
3 January 2014 | by xecutionrecordsSee all my reviews

Wow, i was once prescribed valium for insomnia but it didn't work, i tried everything, herbal tea, Chinese medicine, Zopidone or whatever that stuff is called. Anyway all of that could have been avoided if i had just had this film at hand. Perfect remedy for peaceful relaxing sleep. Now the writer of this film probably thought that some of his ideas would look really cool once they got round to shooting them but seriously sometimes it's just best to look at the end product & shelve it. The Ritual is a bad movie! Awful Film School style visuals, mind numbing sound, terrible script, over long sequences of nothing in particular or interesting. Snap shot editing that feels clumsy & again like a 14 year old film wannabe threw his hand in. Skull masks don't make a film scary & dropping little homages to older, much better horror films does not make your film any cooler if the idea is crap in the first place. This wants to be edgy but ends up looking & feeling all wrong. If you need a film to help you sleep, wack it on but other than that seriously don't entertain the idea of watching it for real, its a mess.


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