Kate and Martin escape from personal tragedy to an Island Retreat. Cut off from the outside world, their attempts to recover are shattered when a Man is washed ashore, with news of airborne killer disease that is sweeping through Europe.
And suddenly, overnight, the world came to a halt. Two men, two survivors, one kid, and hatred that separates them. A place forgotten by everyone, including the creatures that inhabit the Earth... until now.
Miguel Ángel Vivas
A supernatural thriller that addresses questions of life, love and belief against an apocalyptic backdrop. A group of close friends gather for a wedding, but the celebration is shattered by a series of cataclysmic events and enemies foretold by biblical end-times prophecies. The survivors face a horrifying, uncertain future as they scramble for safety, but as their world collapses around them in chaos and terror will they choose real life through faith, or just try to survive?Written by
When Sam is recording Allison's speech in the hospital, the footage she takes is not the same as what she later shows to Tommy and Jack. As the footage is being recorded, Sam sees a dark figure behind some glass as a light flickers on and off. In the footage she shows them later, a shadow passes through a hallway. See more »
When the nurse is resetting Skylar's dislocated shoulders, she says "Now the left side," and then proceeds to walk round and reset Skylar's right shoulder. See more »
[leaving to face The Fallen]
It's Okay... They're Here For Me
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I saw THE REMAINING yesterday! For those of you who don't know, The Remaining is a film centered around 5 friends whose lives are turned upside down and inside out when The Rapture suddenly occurs, leaving them to face the mania and chaos of complete apocalypse and by apocalypse I mean THE BIBLICAL APOCALYPSE complete with earthquakes, tornadoes, boiling rivers, flying demons, the works! I have been saying for the longest time that someone in Hollywood needs to green-light a biblical apocalypse movie and play it just like it is in the book. No need to jazz it up or make it sexy, just shoot what's in the book because it's absolutely terrifying just the way it is.
Well, someone finally listened to me because this is exactly what this movie is about. The Remaining takes 2001's Left Behind and fuses it with Paranormal Activity to make a really good movie for the most part. It's got a good story, a surprising level of BRUTAL violence and the way it's shot, with a mixture of different hand-held styles, does a really good job of grounding the chaos of the situation and making it feel real. This movie is not all aces though. It could have really done well with better dialog as it gets a little too preachy at points and the cast is a little underpowered which, in a way, helps to sell the indie nature of the film but it shows in the acting at points. In fact, there is a really strange introduction of one character that left not only me, but even some people in the movie itself saying "...okay?" Things come off the rails in the third act when it just inexplicably ends about 15-20 minutes shy of where you'd assume it would bringing to mind the haphazard finale of The Last Exorcism 2 which is a shame because despite it's faults, this movie really had me hooked and ready for what would come next.
All in all, The Remaining has the makings of a really good flick that even church audiences would love, it just doesn't stick the landing. Even still, I did like enough of it to recommend it so I'll give it a 3...out of 5.
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