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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
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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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Pure Terror!
26 March 2018 | by See all my reviews

Rarely does a horror movie frighten the hell out of me, but Pyewacket succeeded where so many horror films fail. Here's a short list of what the movie did right:

1. The suspense is perfect. It's not prolonged, but teases the audience just enough to where you can't predict when you're going to get punched in the face.

2. The story was unique. I'm not too familiar with occult practices, but this movie "shows" instead of "tells" the audience how to perform occult rituals.

3. The tension between the mother and daughter is enough to make you like/hate one or the other. I love a movie that shifts emotions on characters; one moment you like them, then hate them, then like them again almost immediately.

4. The score was nostalgic. I loved the music -- brooding, moody!

5. The director shows he's clearly learned the art of making a tense and emotion packed film with superior actors chosen for every part.

If you are looking for a horror movie that's not a part of the norm, watch this movie now!


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