DARK ENTITIES (2023) Reviews, trailer and release news

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‘Part of the family, part of the house’
Dark Entities is a 2023 American horror film about three siblings that move into a strange home they have inherited.

Written, produced and directed by Brandon McLemore.

The Mirror Image Productions movie stars Elena Ontiveros, Brandon McLemore, Jackson Lee Turner, Angela Moore, Philip Neil Parker, Warren McLemore, Savanna Lyles, William Jenkins, Jenni Wood, Debra Davenport, Ethan Sharp, Marcus Patten, Lorelei Bachuss, Hailey Beard, Silas Sims and Rhoda Sims.


Plot synopsis:
Following a tragic accident in 1977, the three Winters siblings move into the mysterious home they inherited. They soon discover the house holds dark secrets that seek to threaten everything they hold dear…


Dark Entities is less its own story and more of a pastiche of classics that have come before it. If you’re up for a lower-budgeted take on Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining which mixes in elements from other classic horror flicks in non-plausible form then Dark Entities is for me. Unfortunately, I found the end result messy, nonsensical and a chore to sit through.” My Bloody Reviews

“Clocking in at a few minutes shy of two hours, McLemore’s project may be a tad too ambitious for a first feature as the film takes a little while to start cooking and could probably be trimmed of some fat. However, despite the obvious limitations of a film with a modest budget, the team behind Dark Entities manages to generate some genuine thrills and chills.” Pop Horror

Dark Entities will be released On-Demand (VOD) on April 14, 2023.



Cast and characters:
Elena Ontiveros … Vera Winters
Brandon McLemore … Wes Winters
Jackson Lee Turner … Ethan Winters
Angela Moore … Jackie Hyatt
Philip Neil Parker … Alfred Hyatt
Warren McLemore … Thaddeus Moreau
Savanna Lyles … Chris
William Jenkins … Guy
Jenni Wood … Doctor MacNeil
Debra Davenport … Alice
Ethan Sharp … Roger
Marcus Patten … Rick
Lorelei Bachuss … Nancy
Hailey Beard … Laurie
Silas Sims … Danny
Rhoda Sims … Rachel

Filming locations:
Hartselle and Somerville, Alabama

Technical specs:
1 hour 59 minutes (!)
Audio: D-Cinema 48kHz 7.1
Aspect ratio: 1.85: 1

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