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The Caretaker (2016)

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A young woman returns home to care for her gravely ill grandmother, only to begin sleepwalking, envisioning spirits and uncovering dark secrets in her family's past.

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Jeremy Robinson
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Cast

Cast overview:
Meegan Warner ... Mallorie
Sondra Blake ... Birdie
Sean Martini ... August
Chanel Celaya ... Taylor
Barry Jenner ... Rawdilly
Sadie Stratton ... Eva
Alyssa Koerner Alyssa Koerner ... Young Mallorie
Mike Gomez ... Gilberto
Anna Khaja ... Dr. Patel
Rafael J. Noble ... Dr. Frances
Irwin Keyes ... Sebastian
Sophia Santi ... Nina
Wyndoline Landry ... Candy
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A young woman returns home to care for her gravely ill grandmother, only to begin sleepwalking, envisioning spirits and uncovering dark secrets in her family's past.

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Some people care too much.

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Horror | Thriller

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Release Date:

30 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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Portend See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA

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The song Musical Sam from Alabam' on the Victoria at the beginning was originally recorded on an Edison cylinder in 1918. See more »

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Valse Llewellyn
Written and performed by Rudy Wiedoeft
Published by Edison Blue Amberol (1918)
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Good start, then never picks up pace. I liked Sean "G-eazy-Leto" Martini tho!
29 September 2016 | by Finfrosk86See all my reviews

The Caretaker starts out pretty well, I think.. It looks good, doesn't look especially low budget, the acting is OK, it had an overall creepiness to it, I gave it a chance. (I have seen my fair share of small horror flicks, I usually get a feeling pretty fast) Yeah, well it starts out good, you're led to believe there is something really creepy going on, and then.. well, then almost nothing more happens.

I mean, stuff does happen, the movie isn't directly boring, it's just way to tame. It's more like a drama than horror. A movie can work without the big horror scenes and jump-scares and stuff, but then it has to have everything else really locked down. And while the actors do a decent job and all, it's not enough. There are a couple of scenes that are pretty creepy, I'll give it that, but it just seems like the movie is stuck in the beginning part for the whole thing. You know, the beginning part of a horror movie where just small stuff happens.

I do want to talk a little bit about Sean Martini, tho. He is the boyfriend of the main character, and he is sort of a main character himself, and I thought he was pretty good. He kind of looks like a cross between G-eazy and Jared Leto, he looks good. Skinny, but good. His acting, although not mind blowing, is pretty natural and not too acty. The girl, Meegan Warner is alright too, but I liked the guy the best. The old woman, eh, she overplays a tad, but OK.

So, for pretty much the whole first half+, I was pretty entertained, but then it didn't pick up pace at all, and then when the mystery is revealed, it's just not that cool, and the ending is pretty cliché.

So yeah. At first I was like: yeah, this is pretty cool, kind of creepy. But then I was like: Aaaw, come on, can something big happens soon? And just to be clear, one of the stars in this rating is for Sean Martini.


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