A Stranger Among the Living

2019

Drama / Horror / Thriller

38
IMDb Rating 5 10 9

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861.62 MB
1280*720
English 2.0
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23.976 fps
94 min
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1.56 GB
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English 2.0
NR
23.976 fps
94 min
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Reviewed by drwale2000-158-500580 1 / 10 / 10

Stay away. this movie is so bad you'll blame yourself for watching

The movie is so slow, how anyone get scared by this looney actinf is still suprising. I thought this is going to be an interesting horror movie but nah, the acting is so slow i knew i was gonna hate right from the very first scene The main character needs to learn how to act. Its its posible to give this a negative 10, i would have. Please stay away, i cant think of any reason you will want to watch this. Not even good enough as a time waster.

Reviewed by aldiboronti 6 / 10 / 10

Not bad but suffers from poor direction

And by poor I mean one effect the director can't get enough of. It's as if it's Christmas Day and this is his favorite present which he's gonna play with all day. I'm talking of jump scares. I'm not kidding, there seem to be jump scares every few seconds in this film. Before long you want to scream at the screen enough already, put your bloody toy away. Otherwise it kept my interest until the end, which is more than I can say for most cheap horror movies. I was going to give this 6 but deducted 3 for those stupid jump scares. That's how annoying they are.

Reviewed by kannibalcorpsegrinder 6 / 10 / 10

Effective if somewhat slow-going ghost story

Living with a traumatic past, a man wounded by his inaction during a work massacre at a local school finds himself and a colleague survivor being haunted by what appear to be the ghosts of those who died at the scene who intend to make the two of them ghosts as well, forcing him to find a way to stop them. There was quite a lot to like with this one. Among the films' better qualities is the wholesale terror that emerges from its uniquely creative and engaging setup. The opening of this one makes it abundantly clear about the situation, as the car-ride through the neighborhood and stopping off at the gas-station makes for a great introduction to everything as the ghosts and visions he sees constantly remind him of the situation without even dropping the full reveal at that point. That the unfurling tragedy which takes place shortly thereafter not only comes off with an appropriately grim level of realism and believability while also serving as a realistic method to undertake the resulting hauntings that plague him gives this a rather enjoyable set up to bring about the eventual creepy actions. That turns into the film's other great aspect in the general attitude and atmosphere of its scares which are generally quite creepy. The generally creepy ghosts following him around help to enhance these scenes quite nicely, as the flash visuals of the murdered individuals following him along his day or the belief that they're stalking him at the multi-tiered garage manage to contain quite an effective chilling atmosphere through their continued presence closing in on him. That the drama aspect here tying in the grief of him not being able to help those that were lost because he failed to report the initial stages of the accident ends up affecting the rest of the film, from the confrontations at his friends' house or back home with his mother that not only inject this with some traumatic moments but creepy action as well. Overall, these here really make for a lot to like here. There are some minor flaws here. The main factor here is the drama-focused storyline that moves along at a far more lethargic pace than most would tolerate here. While weaving through a plotline that understandably needs to breathe and generate its emotional resonance with the tragedy at the school, the idea of undertaking these actions in the tempo and rhythm they are played here focuses more on a dull drama than a riveting, breakneck haunting. Scenes involving him trying to come to terms with the incident while living with his mother's overbearing and protective nature or making friends with the fellow member of the support group serve as fine aspects to incorporate into the story but just add to the film's somewhat dull running time. The other problem here is a decided lack of intensity in the ghost sequences. That the majority of the jump-scares here revolve around a figure suddenly appearing behind or beside the guy as he turns around to face a new direction while a loud, intense musical stinger hits on the soundtrack cause these scenes to appear lazy, formulaic and cheap in the worst way. That comes to pass in the finale more than anything where the admittedly chilling revelation of their reason for haunting him makes the confrontations seem to run together in a blur of ghostly figures popping out of nowhere before more appear to him. The action itself works nicely but the motivations behind it are where it falls flat, which is what holds this down somewhat slightly. Rated Unrated/R: Graphic Language and Graphic Violence.

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