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Residue (2015)

The government cover-up of the causes behind a massive explosion in a futuristic UK metropolis spur photo journalist Jennifer Preston on to search for the truth and in the process blow open a paranormal phenomenon haunting the city.

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Alex Garcia Lopez

Writer:

John Harrison
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Credited cast:
Natalia Tena ... Jennifer Preston
Iwan Rheon ... Jonas
Jamie Draven ... Levi Mathis
Danny Webb ... Emeril Benedict
Franz Drameh ... Willy G
Adrian Schiller ... Pierce
Eleanor Matsuura ... Angela Rossi
Brian Ferguson Brian Ferguson ... Dickie Prince
Emilia Jones ... Charlotte
Tom Goodman-Hill ... Keller
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Elina Alminas ... Geisha Girl
Faz Aoufi ... Lead Soldier, Gate Guard.
Pamela Ashton ... Home Office staff member
Kelly Marie Autumn Kelly Marie Autumn ... Homeless Refugee (as Kelly Marie Autumnberg)
Russ Bain ... Darius
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An unnamed UK metropolis. The future. Renowned photojournalist JENNIFER PRESTON is investigating the aftermath of a terrible explosion that ripped through the city on New Year's Eve. Known simply as 'The Catastrophe', this shocking tragedy has left behind a festering wound. The city is on edge, thousands have evacuated and a sprawling, militarized Quarantine Zone has been erected around the epicentre of the blast. The 'QZ', as it becomes known, is a network of empty buildings and abandoned streets, shrouded beneath clinical plastic and fenced in behind impenetrable barricades. Heavily armed security units ensure that nobody goes in and nobody comes out. As unexplained and increasingly bizarre acts of violence erupt across the city, Jennifer begins to notice strange, ephemeral phantoms in her photographs. What begins as an artistic documentation of The Catastrophe's lingering aftershock soon becomes an obsession with 'The Phenomenon' - a seeming paranormal phenomenon gripping the ... Written by anonymous

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 March 2015 (USA) See more »

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Ramasite See more »

Filming Locations:

Leeds, Yorkshire, England, UK See more »

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Both Natalia Tena and Iwan Rheon have starred in Game of Thrones. Tena as Osha and Rheon as Ramsay Bolton. See more »

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A Good Study in "How Not to Make a Horror Movie"
5 April 2015 | by DareDevilKidSee all my reviews

Reviewed by: Dare Devil Kid (DDK)

Rating: 1.5/5 stars

One of the most insipid, lackluster, and soporific horror films of all time - yes it's that bad. Right from the buildup, which was haphazardly presented to the progression of the story, which was monotonously dragged on with little or nothing really happening to the supposedly anticipated, big reveal in the climax, which ended up petering out like a damp squib - just nothing went right for this film.

While the cast tires their level best to elevate proceedings, the hackneyed writing by John Harrison and Alex Garcia Lopez's pretentious direction leave absolutely no scope for redemption.


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