The Pact – A Movie Review

 Culture, Movies  Comments Off on The Pact – A Movie Review
Sep 062012
The Pact movie poster

Watch the trailer

After their mother passes away, sisters Nicole and Annie reluctantly return to their childhood home to pay their last respects. While staying overnight in the house, the sisters sense a mysterious presence in their midst: noises startling them in the night, objects moving about, a fallen picture of an unknown woman posed next to their mother. Annie begins experiencing a series of intense and disturbing dreams visions that lead her to uncover something terrible about her mothers past that is finally revealing itself.

In Theaters: July 6, 2012; Genres : Adaptation, Horror, Thriller; Run Time: 1 hour 31 minutes

Director: Nicholas McCarthy

Cast: Caity Lotz, Casper Van Dien, Haley Hudson, Kathleen Rose Perkins, Samuel Ball, Agnes Bruckner

This one is no longer in theaters. It was more of an Indie film, and apparently never got wide distribution. We heard about it on CBS Sunday Morning when David Edelstein mentioned as a good horror movie during a segment on the show. We’ve generally found ourselves in agreement with him on things he likes, so we found this one available on Amazon Instant Download.

“The Pact” is a decent horror/thriller film. The basic plot seems simple enough — a young woman’s sister convinces her to come back for their mother’s funeral, despite that the two sisters were estranged from their mother for a while. When she comes back, her sister is gone, and strange, supernatural things begin to happen. (In fact, this may be the messiest ghost you’ll see. Continue reading »