#65. The Shrine - Review
Friday, March 30, 2012 at 4:14PM
Brandon Roberts

The Shrine posterI can respect the aspirations of filmmaker Jon Knautz, but this horror film about a group of journalists investigating a cult was just too wound-up for its own good. With cardboard performances and an uninspired premise, The Shrine is as forgettable as its title. The one interesting thing I can say is that Knautz scored actor Aaron Ashmore, twin brother of Shawn Ashmore (X-men series, The Ruins) who had me convinced I was watching the latter for the majority of the film. Anyway, those of you in need of clever, original horror films should keep looking, but for the rest of us willing to try anything in an attempt to scratch our genre itch could do worse… like Yellow Brick Road. Follow me on Twitter, and leave any comments below. 

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