High school loner Bird Fitcher has no idea what dark secrets are tied to the mysterious Polaroid vintage camera she stumbles upon, but it doesn't take long to discover that those who have their picture taken meet a tragic end.
Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children. The couple soon discover a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home.
Five strangers converge at a haunted movie theater owned by The Projectionist (Mickey Rourke). Once inside, the audience members witness a series of screenings that shows them their deepest fears and darkest secrets over five tales.
When troubled musical prodigy Charlotte (Allison Williams) seeks out Elizabeth (Logan Browning), the new star pupil of her former school, the encounter sends both musicians down a sinister path with shocking consequences.
I'll Take Your Dead follows William who has a simple job, he makes dead bodies disappear. This isn't something he likes to or even wants to do, but through circumstances out of his control, his little farm house in the country has become a dumping ground for the casualties of the gang related murders in the nearby city. His daughter Gloria has become used to rough looking men dropping off corpses and is even convinced that some of them are haunting their house. After a woman's body, is dumped at the house, William begins his meticulous process when he realizes, she's not actually dead. As the gang activity increases, William patches the woman up and holds her against her will until he can figure out what to do with her. As they begin to develop a very unusual respect for each other, the woman's murderers get word that she's still alive and make plan to go finish what they started.Written by
This movie for me was a case of mistaken identity. While classified as a horror movie, it would have been better off as a crime/drama. It has that nice gritty element that we all know and love. Initially it starts off with a real horror vibe, but quickly focuses more towards the criminal underbelly. That's where the focus should have remained. The film could have had that raw intensity of "Training Day" or "Taken", but the film losses it's moment when trying to remain a horror movie. Sadly a case of shoulda, coulda, woulda. A some what compelling storyline, although relatively predictable. Followed by a fumbled climax that seems to be grasping at straws. Coulda easily been a much better movie. I thought the cinematography was good, as well as the actors. Shoulda left the horror element out, and woulda been much better off.
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