THE BLACKLIGHT (2022) Review of supernatural crime thriller

  

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‘Watch your eyes’
The Blacklight is a 2022 American supernatural crime thriller about robbers that steal a mysterious artefact.

Directed by Nick Snow (Prism) from a screenplay co-written with Brooks Russell who also co-stars.

The Dashford Media production also stars Grant Lancaster (Fresh Hell), Richard Templeton, Corey Scott Rutledge, Brad Stuart, Samantha Aneson, Michael Dale, Godfrey J. Rayner, Roberto Serrini, Victor Verhaeghe and Bristol Pomeroy.

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Plot:
Despite trying to leave behind a life of crime, Danny (Grant Lancaster) reluctantly teams up with naïve rich kid Liam (Brooks Russell) and wildcard drug dealer Kit Viper (Corey Scott Rutledge) for a robbery that leaves them in possession of a mysterious supernatural artefact with immense power…

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Reviews:
” …it tries to blend light yet quirky crime comedy with cultist, underworldly horror, including bits of ultra-violence. However, the concept works much better than could be expected, thanks to a very clever script, a fluid directorial effort that gets the mood right throughout, and the talent to not take itself too seriously without ever becoming self-parody.” Search My Trash

Release:
In the US, The Blacklight is currently receiving a theatrical release in select locations by Porter + Craig Film & Media Distribution in April 2022.

Main cast and characters (alphabetical):
Katie Aldhizer … Maggie the bartender
Samantha Aneson … Hannah Hirsch
Connor Bond … Samuel
Michael Dale … Landon Hirsch
Jean Paul Dufek … Tommy, mob henchman
Luis Figueroa … Sal
Kate Gauthier … Veronica
Odin A Graniela … Frank
Michael Laibson … George – ‘The Landlord’
Grant Lancaster … Danny
Brian O’Neill … Benny
Donald Paul … Tyler
Bristol Pomeroy … Koehler
Raquel Powell … Donatella
Godfrey J. Rayner … Sloan
Brooks Russell … Liam Green
Corey Scott Rutledge … Kit Viper
Danny Schaefer … Jacob
Roberto Serrini … Mike
Brad Stuart … Gregor
Richard Templeton … Lucky
Victor Verhaeghe … Gabe Giallo

Trailer:

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