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Sarah Landon and the Paranormal Hour (2007)


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A teenager discovers that ghosts walk in her old hometown in this family-friendly supernatural mystery. Sarah Landon (Rissa Walters) is a pretty 17-year-old who pays a visit to Pine Valley, CA, the small town where she grew up; when she unexpectedly has car trouble, she finds herself in town for a few days rather than an afternoon. Sarah is staying with Mrs. Shaw (Jane Harris), whose late daughter, Megan, was Sarah's best friend when they were kids. Sarah encounters another friend from her high


Mystery & Suspense, Kids & Family

John Comrie, Lisa Comrie

Sep 9, 2008


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Beset by bad lighting, limited visual imagination and acting so wooden it might have termites.

October 22, 2007 Full Review Source: Variety
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The ear-numbing dialogue explains (and explains) rather than dramatizes, though, and the performances are earnest and flat

October 20, 2007 Full Review Source: Boston Globe
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The film is sunk by a pervasive stasis, the byproduct not of mood but of the filmmakers' amateurish abilities. If there's one thing Nick and Disney know, it's that youthful entertainment needs to keep moving.

October 20, 2007 Full Review Source: New York Times
New York Times
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Do-nothing Sarah may be the dullest, most featureless and inactive protagonist in recent movies -- great news for those Scooby-Doo die-hards who never got enough Freddy.

October 20, 2007 Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly
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Clocking in at just over eighty minutes, Sarah Landon is a filmmaker's clinic in consistency: how to be consistently awful.

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Landon won't be a household name any time soon...

September 4, 2010 Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed
Cinema Crazed

Middle school-level dialogue and acting -- like a young-adult novel written by junior high kids rather than for them -- don't help.

April 3, 2008 Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine
Boxoffice Magazine

Someone must have greenlit this one without realizing it doesn't have a ghost of a chance.

November 1, 2007 Full Review
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

...awkward in a high-school-drama-club way...

October 26, 2007 Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review
Sacramento News & Review

Clumsy, tween-focused thriller wastes potential.

October 22, 2007 Full Review Source: Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media

The filmmaking is borderline incompetent -- the acting varies from okay to awful, the cinematography is unpleasantly soft and the tone is badly misjudged.

October 20, 2007 Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Either flush with cash or in possession of incriminating photographs of a Freestyle Releasing executive, somehow this family pushed their tween mystery into a theatrical release this weekend, despite making a picture almost completely devoid of polish.

October 19, 2007 Full Review Source:

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How in the unholy hell did this not premiere on ABC Family and then vanish?
November 15, 2007

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