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#FlatlinersMovie Reboot Trailer & Poster

By-John M In Flatliners , five medical students, obsessed by the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring and dangerous experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods of time, each triggers a near-death experience – giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife. But as their experiments become increasingly dangerous, they are each haunted by the sins of their pasts, brought on by the paranormal consequences of trespassing to the other side. Please Leave A Comment-

Kiefer Sutherland To Star In Flatliners Remake

Well, at least he knows something about the crazy science: though the reboot of 1990's thriller Flatliners has to this point been lining up a new cast that includes Ellen Page and Diego Luna , Deadline reports that one of the original actors will be popping by in some capacity. Kiefer Sutherland is that actor. The 1990 film saw the likes of Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon and William Baldwin as medical students causing themselves all kinds of surreal mental anguish with their ill-advised near-death experiments. Purposely stopping their hearts to discover what might be on the Other Side seems like a good idea, but they end up with some paranormal consequences and have to face their own dark pasts. Quite how the new version – which Niels Arden Oplev is scheduled to start directing in the next couple of days – will tweak that story has yet to be revealed, but the cast including Page, Luna, Nina Dobrev, James Norton and Kiersey Clemens (and, assuming he finds time in

Movie Review: The Lazarus Effect

Check do-not-resuscitate on derivative horror. Review by Brandon Wolfe “Sometimes dead is better,” gravely intoned old Jud Crandall in Pet Sematary , but characters in horror movies (including Jud’s own) never heed that warning. Playing God is too irresistible a prospect, especially when a loved one falls. No, to horror movie characters, dead is worse, until they discover, as they inevitably do, that there’s always something worse than death. Something beyond death. Something beyond human comprehension. Then the realization hits, always far too late, that dead? Sometimes better. This is the object lesson learned the hard way by the university-based researchers in The Lazarus Effect . Engaged scientists Frank and Zoe (Mark Duplass and Olivia Wilde) have been developing a serum designed to temporarily revive flatlining patients in order to extend the window of opportunity for a surgeon to save them. Aided by lab assistants Niko ( Community ’s Donald Glover) and Clay (Evan Peters