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Show Yourself (2016)

He came to let go. Something won't let him.

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Billy Ray Brewton
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Cast overview:
Ben Hethcoat Ben Hethcoat ... Travis
Corsica Wilson ... Nikki
Barak Hardley ... Lane
Stephen Cone ... Daniel
David McElwee David McElwee ... Adam
Clancy McCartney Clancy McCartney ... Paul
Robert Longstreet ... Jerry
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When his friend Paul dies unexpectedly, Travis heads into the woods to say goodbye. As Travis deals with his grief, and the way it has affected the relationships in his life, he starts to realize that he actually might not be alone in the woods. Curiosity turns to horror as Travis comes face-to-face with something both inexplicable and frighteningly familiar. Written by Billy Ray Brewton

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Grieve. Like your life depends on it.

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Had its world premiere at the Bruce Campbell Horror Festival in Chicago, Illinois, on August 19th, 2016. A secret WIP screening was held on April 6th 2016 at the Chattanooga Film Festival. See more »

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Show Yourself: Not in anyway a horror
20 June 2018 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

An actor goes into the woods to spend a few nights to say goodbye to his late friend and send his ashes off into the ether. But he begins to experience bizzare sights and begins to question his sanity.

Let me be clear this is NOT a horror, it is very much an indie drama with a supernatural element to it.

It sadly struggles to find its identity and barely manages to tell a complete story.

It looks fine, it sounds fine but the competence level behind the camera is more than a little questionable especially when it comes to the writing.

Show Yourself was initially a curious little film and it got my attention, but by the half way point it became very evident that it wasn't going anywhere fast and leads to a finale that tries to be deep but comes across deeply luckluster instead.

I see what they were trying to do, sadly they failed miserably.

The Good:

A nice concept

The Bad:

Poorly paced

No payoff

Weak writing

Things I Learnt From This Movie:

I suddenly want to be cremated, be in an urn on someones table with a "Hi, my name is Jay" sticker on it!

I've never met a Paul I've gotten on with thus never would have had this problem


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