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Pyewacket (2017)

Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | 23 March 2018 (USA)
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A frustrated, angst-ridden teenage girl awakens something in the woods when she naively performs an occult ritual to evoke a witch to kill her mother.

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... Mrs. Reyes
... Janice
... Aaron
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Mikey Brisson ... High school Student
Romeo Carere ... Rob
... Rowan Dove
... Pyewacket
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A frustrated, angst-ridden teenage girl awakens something in the woods when she naively performs an occult ritual to evoke a witch to kill her mother.

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A Taught and Frightening Slow Burn that Pays Off
23 March 2018 | by See all my reviews

Adam Macdonald really arrives with Pyewacket. I was a bit put off by the idea of 'teen angst' being a center piece of the plot, but once I saw the type of angst Macdonald was talking about and the absolute realism and dramatic conflict (external and internal) that he divines from it, well I might never look at 'teen angst' the same way again.

It's well worth noting that 'slow burn' is a very apt description, and Pyewacket requires some patience, but luckily it thoroughly nails the delivery of its final act in a way that pays off the viewers endurance as well as the story.

Great film and should advance Macdonald up the charts in the horror genre. Can't wait to see what comes next.


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