Clive Barker's Dread (DVD)



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Three college students producing a documentary on the true nature of fear are slowly drawn into a world of nightmares when one member of the group begins exploiting the phobias of his fellow participants in hopes of seeking salvation from his own dark obsession. Shaun Evans, Jackson Rathbone, Hanne Steen, and Laura Donnelly star in a film from writer/director Anthony Diblasi. Based on an original short story by horror icon Clive Barker.

Running Time: 91 mins

Region: 2

Ratio: 2.35:1

Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround

Special Features: None.

Certificate: 18

My Opinion:

Whilst it kicks off slowly, the film script to this Clive Barker short story soons picks up and ultimately delivers a tense and terrifying ending that you're very unlikely to foresee. The great cast do a fantastic job of selling the fear and 'dread' that the story is aiming to instill. The bloodly effects, sound and camera work are all very good and do not detract from the edge of the seat situations. The DVD menu is very well put together and fits the film well, but the DVD is devoid of any extras. This is very disappointing for a recent film of this quality. Clive Barker fans though shouldn't be disappointed by the main content.

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2010 Lions Gate Home Entertainment UK Ltd.

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Last Updated Page On 21st March 2010.