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Vanishing on 7th Street

MPAA Rating: R for language.
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Primary Audience:
Adults
Genre:
Horror Mystery Thriller
Length:
1 hr. 32 min.
Year of Release:
2010
USA Release:
February 18, 2011 (limited)
Canada: September 12, 2010 (festival)
USA VOD: November 7, 2011
DVD: May 17, 2011
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light

darkness

sin

Is there an actual place called “Hell”? Answer

Why was Hell made? Answer

Is there anyone in Hell today? Answer

Featuring: Hayden ChristensenLuke
John LeguizamoPaul
Thandie NewtonRosemary
Jacob Latimore … James
Taylor Groothuis … Briana
Jordan Trovillion … Concession Girl
Arthur Cartwright … Security Guard
Neal Huff … Chicago Reporter
Hugh Maguire … Patient
Erin Nicole Brolley … Paige
Stephen Clark … Male TV Anchor
Caroline Clifford-Taylor … Female TV Anchor
Larry Fessenden … Bike Messenger
Nick Yu … Chinese Reporter
Director: Brad Anderson
Producer: Herrick Entertainment
Mandalay Vision
Tove Christensen … producer
Joy Goodwin … co-producer
Peter D. Graves … executive producer
Elayne Herrick … executive producer
Michael Herrick … executive producer
Norton Herrick … producer
Pamela Hirsch … executive producer
Ken Hirsh … executive producer
Nic Marshall … associate producer
Lawrence Mattis … executive producer
Kelly McCormick … executive producer
Peter Pastorelli … line producer
Nick Quested … executive producer
Celine Rattray … producer
Joe Surace … associate producer
Distributor: Magnet Releasing

“Stay in the light”

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Here’s what the distributor says about their film: “When a massive power outage plunges the city of Detroit into total darkness, a disparate group of individuals find themselves alone. The entire city’s population has vanished into thin air, leaving behind heaps of empty clothing, abandoned cars and lengthening shadows.

Soon the daylight begins to disappear completely, and as the survivors gather in an abandoned tavern, they realize the darkness is out to get them, and only their rapidly diminishing light sources can keep them safe.”

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Negative—This movie was interesting to begin with. A suspenseful film. There is a scene with a man on an operating table whose chest is open with tools left in there, and he is conscious, but alone. For that reason, I would not let my son watch the movie until he was 18. I found it disturbing.

Other than that though, there was a fair amount of swearing, some of which was done by a 12 year old. The lead male also offers this boy alcohol to drink.

Anyway, to cut a long story short, the ending is useless. There really is no explanation and I felt I had completely wasted an hour and a half or so of my time. If I’d have known it was one of those films without a proper ending, I’d never have rented it. I think it was supposed to have some kind of biblical reference to light and darkness, but it was hard to understand that reference, as it was subtle and, in my opinion, if it was supposed to be a reference to Christianity, it was totally off the mark.

I found this film a total waste of time.
My Ratings: Moral rating: Offensive / Moviemaking quality: 3
—Annette, age 41 (Canada)

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