13 Cameras – USA, 2016 – overview and reviews

 
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‘Change your locks’

13 Cameras is a 2016 horror film directed by Victor Zarcoff. The film was formerly known as Slumlord.

Main cast:

PJ McCabe, Brianne Moncrief, Sarah Baldwin, Sean Carrigan, Jim Cummings, Heidi Niedermeyer, and Neville Archambault.

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Claire and Ryan, a newlywed couple, move into a new house across the country, only to find out that their marital issues are the least of their problems. Unbeknownst to them, Their grim and lascivious landlord has been spying on them from day one…

Reviews [click links to read more]:

” … an effective variation on stalker/home-invasion thriller themes. Somewhat compromised by a one-dimensional stereotype of a villain, Victor Zarcoff’s debut feature nonetheless ratchets up a fair amount of suspense and intrigue…” Dennis Harvey, Variety

“Rather than let things play out found-footage style, the film is a hybrid of secret camera close-ups and more traditional shots. That’s good for those sick of the Paranormal Activity franchise and its ilk, but it’s hard not to imagine how much scarier it would be if a few more of the film’s more climactic scenes were captured on the secret camcorders… Matthew Ritchie, Exclaim.ca

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“When you consider that more of us are renting than ever before, the idea that the person you hand over your hard-earned cash to could be dangerous is an uncomfortable idea. Worse still, is the notion that someone is lurking around your personal sanctuary without your knowledge; it’s one of the worst violations imaginable.” Kat Hughes, The Hollywood News

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Buy: Amazon.com

Filming locations:

Escondido, California

Related: Crawlspace (1986)

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