THE DARK ROOM (2023) Review of horror thriller plus two trailers

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‘Nightmares always develop in the dark’
The Dark Room is a 2023 American mystery horror thriller film – as murders grip a small town, a photographer uncovers something sinister while developing shots for a local religious leader. As the body count rises, he is pursued by a mysterious woman, throwing his own sanity into question by his doctor.

Directed by Jake C. Young (A Night of the Undead; Screature; First Draw; Robin Hood: The Legend Begins) and Kenny Scott Guffey (A Night of the Undead) from a screenplay written by David Daring and Jake C. Young based on Kenny Scott Guffey’s storyline. Produced by Rosie Andlauer, Kenny Scott Guffey, Derrick M. Miller and Jake C. Young. Executive produced by Tiffanie Guffey and Denny Kidd.

The DesiRue Productions-MTS Pictures production stars Diane Franklin, Jake C. Young, Kayla Perkins, Shane Thompson, Brianna Phipps, Brandon Ludwig, Zane Langdon, Robert S. Sobel, Blake Walker and Kenny Scott Guffey.

“The story does a great job of mixing a mental health problem with a supernatural murderous rampage. This has a great style in how everything is filled, to make us feel like we are watching a lot older movie. This creates an even more realistic feeling in the movie, adding to the uncertainty of everything we are seeing.” ★★★★ Movie Reviews 101

The Dark Room is being distributed by BayView Entertainment.

Trailer 1:

Trailer 2:


Cast and characters:
Diane Franklin … Doctor Riley
Brandon Ludwig … Brandon
Kayla Perkins … Audrey
Shane Thompson … David Faulks
Kenny Scott Guffey … TV Reporter
Jake C. Young … Ezra Jones
Jeremy Boggs … Father
Gage Carnes … Trey
Madison Bennett … Nun
Denny Kidd … Brady?
Curtis Pavlik … The Skinwalker
Zane Sheppard Langdon … Robby
Donald R. Napier … Jimmy
Drake Daffron … Seth
Victor Chase Johnson … Todd
Brianna Phipps … McKenna
Robert S. Sobel … Vlogger
Blake Walker … Desi

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