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The Giant (2019)

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A teenager's small town life is changed forever when a series of murders begin on the same night that her missing boyfriend suddenly reappears.


David Raboy


David Raboy
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Cast overview:
Odessa Young ... Charlotte
Ben Schnetzer ... Joe
Jack Kilmer ... Will
Madelyn Cline ... Olivia
Danny Ramirez ... Brady
P.J. Marshall ... Rex
Samantha Binkerd ... Lauren
Nicholas Cirillo ... Taylor
Ezekiel Ajeigbe ... Mikey
Taylor Hanks ... Daphne
Ashley Shelton ... The Mother
Julia Reilly ... Justine Corgan
Cathay Raboy Cathay Raboy ... Mrs. Calhoun


When her first love suddenly reappears in her small Georgia town the same night that a series of killings begin, teenage Charlotte is forced to reconcile her past and present, her traumas and nostalgia, as it becomes increasingly clear that her life is at risk in ways she never imagined.

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Fascinating but frustrating failure
9 December 2020 | by hampersnow-28905See all my reviews

I really wanted to like this movie which incredibly has gotten many of the elements of a great movie right. Odessa Young borders on mesmerizing as Charlotte , the cinematography , while on the dark side, is perfect, the atmosphere, the realistic portrayal of teens in a small town as high school comes to an end, all of it is perfection. The problem is, maybe inspired by "It Follows" but even less coherent, David Raboy has created a film that throws so many questions at you and answers none of them. With all he got right, this does not make for a satisfying movie watching experience. After watching it awhile I just knew none of it was going to be explained although a question is posed in the movie that may be the secret to whole thing. It really is a shame because the performances are excellent, the recreation of this time in a teenagers life are dead-on , the sound effects and soundtrack are used in ways that bring the movie up but what was this really about ? It's a shame that more film makers, maybe trying to get noticed for their "art" ,have decided to create these visually stunning movies that leave you wondering "what did I just watch ?"

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