The Dead Center

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Troubled psychiatrist Daniel Forrester (Shane Carruth, Primer, Upstream Color) is drawn to help a mysterious patient who is brought to the emergency psych ward in a catatonic state with no memory of how he reached the hospital. As if to exorcise his own demons, the doctor feverishly tries to break through to his mysterious patient. But as a spate of mysterious deaths shake the ward to its core, Forrester comes to suspect that there is more to his new ward than meets the eye. As he comes to realize what he's unleashed, a desperate race against the forces of evil threatens to swallow him whole.

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  • This is psychological horror at its best, when the eventual bloodletting pales in comparison to a Lovecraftian realization that one is well and truly doomed.

    May 27, 2019 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…
  • Though the slow build and genre-bending approach won't be for everyone, this is an intelligent piece of filmmaking that demonstrates an acute understanding of horrors present in the mundane world.

    Mar 7, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
  • By dividing us between two conflicting forms - psychodrama and apocalyptic horror - it occupies the ambiguous, intermediate space of its title, sending us spinning in mental circles around a centre that is, for all its uncertainty, sublimely creepy

    Mar 1, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Clive Barker in style, The Dead Center is certainly creepy enough, and would make the perfect double bill companion with The Autopsy of Jane Doe.

    Mar 1, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • You may come out of The Dead Center rooting for a sequel. I'm just rooting for whatever Senese's next movie is, even (especially?) if it keeps me awake at nights.

    Sep 24, 2018 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

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