Overall Rank: 2630
Average Rating: 2.8/4
# of Ratings: 91
Theatrical Release Date: 02/03/1995
Genre: Horror, Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: John Carpenter
Actors: Sam Neill, David Warner, Jürgen Prochnow, Peter Jason, Julie Carmen, John Glover
Plot: When horror author Sutter Cane disappears, an insurance agent has to track him down. But the closer he gets to finding him, the more he finds the walls of reality and fiction bleeding together.
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Snoogans - wrote on 09/13/2012
Clever and surreal horror, in which the mystery remains mysterious even past the closing credits. It's surprising, has great practical effects and a story that you can wrap your head around.
Yojimbo - wrote on 09/13/2012
Carpenter's career was in decline by now, but this still stands up as a great piece of psychological horror. Extremely surreal and preferring to continually blur the line between fact and fiction, you never feel your perceptions are quite on solid ground. It also has one of my very favourite endings of any movie!
Moviehead - wrote on 04/01/2012
Very entertaining, intense horror, not completely atmospheric like i expected and what i still think would be better.
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CJP - wrote on 10/10/2008
Action: 1.5/3 + Comedy: 0/2 + Good vs Evil: 1/1 + Love/Sex: 0.5/1 + Special Effects: 0.5/1 + Plot: 1/1 + Music: 0/1 = 4.5/10 or 45%.
The main problem here is Sam Neil's turn to madness because he lacks any build or pushing point to transform. This is sad since the concept here is exceptionally fun and the loose debates regarding reality and the extent of gods, particularly how a god is formed, are constructed well. Rather than transforming effectively as the reality of the world does however, Neil decides to yell and scream in nearly every scene and then colors his face with a black crayon. Thus, the special effects and altering reality, which aren't as exceptional as the ideas they boast, overshadow most everything including the weak acting.
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