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1BR (2019)

TV-MA | | Drama, Horror, Thriller | 24 April 2020 (USA)
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Sarah tries to start anew in LA, but her neighbours are not what they seem.

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David Marmor

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David Marmor
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Nicole Brydon Bloom ... Sarah
Giles Matthey ... Brian
Taylor Nichols ... Jerry
Alan Blumenfeld ... Sarah's Father
Naomi Grossman ... Janice
Celeste Sully ... Lisa
Susan Davis Susan Davis ... Miss Stanhope
Clayton Hoff ... Lester
Earnestine Phillips ... Esther
Hailey Giles ... Diane
Andrea Gabriel ... Cristina
Hannah Altman Hannah Altman ... Natalie
Curtis Webster ... Charles D. Ellerby
Jay Pennick ... Interviewer
Andrew Carrillo ... Slapped Resident
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We all have apartment horror stories: annoying roommates, asshole landlords, dilapidated buildings, among many more nightmare scenarios. The search for a nice place to live in a desirable location with reasonable rents, decent neighbors and soundproof walls is more of a challenge than it should be, so when Sarah lucks into a sweet one-bedroom at Asilo Del Mar Apartments, she think she's hit the jackpot. Situated on a quiet street in Los Angeles, it's got plenty of space, friendly tenants, group BBQs and even a cute neighbor next door. But this being L.A., all is not what it seems: loud noises start keeping her awake at night; her cat is missing; everyone seems to be a little too helpful and friendly, except for the weirdo, Lester. Soon, Sarah learns she didn't choose this apartment - it chose her. Written by AnonymusB

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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The first word of the name of the apartment complex, "Asilo," means "Asylum" in Spanish. See more »

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Held my interest the whole way through
25 April 2020 | by terrencepatrixSee all my reviews

A little bit of spin on the cult genre placed in the middle of LA. One thing I liked about this movie is that it's premise isn't drawn out, they get to the main plot in pretty quick order, you're not stuck waiting and wondering when it'll actually start getting interesting. It's low budget but shot well, the acting is fine, the lead actress is very pretty.

The story is a young, somewhat naive and introverted, woman moves from the middle of nowhere to start a new life in LA and finds an affordable 1 bedroom apartment. There's a little backstory as to why, but it's a pretty tame reveal and doesn't matter all that much. Soon after moving in she notices some of the neighbors are a bit odd and not as nice as she initially thought. Things soon start getting aggressive then you're pulled into the main plot for the rest of the movie.

There's some suspense, a couple scares, some violence and a little blood and gore, and it ended with a bit of a twist. It's not going to blow you away or anything but it's perfectly watchable while stuck indoors and bored out of your mind and the twist at the end left me interested in a potential sequel.


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24 April 2020 (USA) See more »

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