Plot-In an attempt to pass a class, a group of students agree to assist their professor in breaking into a abandoned school in order to gather information on its dark past. Once inside, they learn why you should never go into a abandoned school and be young.
Review-It seems like these films come out once every few months now. We had what School in the woods a few weeks back and now this. I liked this just a little better than School, but not that much. First off, I know it is a small no budget film so I can let pass some things…but my faults with this film did not happen till the 55 minute mark of this 85 minute film. It just got so confusing. These kids break into a school that has this past where a student named Adam, went insane and it was claimed he supposedly killed all these kids when he was in detention with them 19 years ago. The second they walk into the school, doors are opening, closing and slamming. No one thinks this is odd. Around the 55 minute mark, there are so many ghosts that we do not know who is who, and why they should matter. It was almost like a reverse frighteners. There are ones killing, ones helping, and ones that are not doing either. When it finally shows the ghost, he looks like a cross between The Undertaker, Alice Cooper and the witch from the wizard of oz. The acting was what you would expect on a shoe string budget. And the effects were ok, some of the kills were sort of fun.
But, then came the fun stuff. This film packs a ton of extras. They did not skimp on these. And holy shit, all of the following were home runs. The blooper reel was 15 minutes long and it was fun. I enjoyed it. Then, they had a map of the school where they tell you about each part as it relays to the film. Then, the prize…a 30 minute making of..that any indie film maker or wanna be director, should watch. They teach you how to use a shoe string budget and how to create shots and it was so informative. The first doc. I ever seen that really wanted to teach me how to make a film for pennies. As ok as the film was, the special features were well worth me watching it.
The film 5.75 out of 10
The bonus on this dvd…8.5 out of 10