Chill: The Killing Games – USA, 2013

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Chill: The Killing Games is a 2013 American slasher horror feature film co-produced and co-directed by Noelle Bye, Meredith Holland from a screenplay co-written with Roger Conners (who also stars).

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The movie stars Roger Conners, Kelly Rogers, Brad Arner, DJ Remark, Jason Orr, Angelia DeLuca, David Gilmore, Mike Kafury, Erinn Bakun, Ash Katt, Janine Bowles Sarnowski, Theresa Pedone, and Rick Montgomery Jr.

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November 17, 1988, is a day of mourning for some… and for others, a lucrative opportunity. On that date, eight university students were found murdered in the old arts building at the college. An anonymous source told police the twenty-somethings were in the midst of a local role-playing game, called Chill.

 

The name of the game is to stay alive. But for the players that November evening, few would be getting up for another round. But when a scheming student decides to profit from the tragedy and revive the whodunit game as a web series, the new players soon discover, for some, this game is still all too real…

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Reviews [click links to read more]:

“Whilst the feature itself is not without its problems (poor illumination, half-hearted dialogue, noticeably average acting, a couple of WTF revelations and it could have done with some eye candy), it gives me great pleasure to see that we have moved well away from the era of Camp Blood and Carnage Road.” Luis Joaquín González, A Slash Above…

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” … it’s relatively well written, and the production value is pretty good. For starters, I was impressed by the camera work. The shot choices were smart, and they didn’t go crazy with a lot of poor hand-held scenes. Most of the framing in regards to the actors faces was good, and no shots lingered for a long period of time…” Adam the Movie God

“The film has run time of almost two hours, and that seemed really long for this sort of film. The first half of the film seems like it goes on forever, but everything presented is necessary to the story. I couldn’t come up with any scenes they could have shaved down or cut entirely without ruining the flow or sacrificing exposition.: Horror News

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Shooting locations:

Garfield Heights Center for the Performing Arts, Ohio, USA
Akron, Ohio, USA
Lakewood, Ohio, USA

Filming:

Principal shooting began in 2011 – with the tentative title Chill – and the film premiered on 5 April 2013.

Release:

The film is available on VOD and DVD via Bayview Entertainment.

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5 Comments on “Chill: The Killing Games – USA, 2013”

  1. For a low budget movie, I thought it was fantastic! Excellent plot, and while some of the acting could definitely have been improved, did the most part the actors performed well. My favorite character? Kyle… Hands down…. I’m a sucker for the token gay boy!

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