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Something has been killing live stock in a remote part of North Wales and now it's started attacking humans. Sophie, a teenager with a troubled past, puts herself and her friends at the mercy of this wild beast, when her obsession of the unexplained leads them deep into the Welsh countryside. Looking for evidence within an abandoned building, Sophie witnesses a vicious attack on her friend and then finds herself incarcerated in a locked room. She cannot escape and her only hope is that her
Mar 20, 2012
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When you finally learn what it's all about, you might have preferred a community theater production of "Annie" instead. "Splintered" is lame to the max.
Poor pacing and predictability -- not to mention amateurish performances -- rob even the kills of genuine impact.
Halligan handles the low-budget horror with adroitly but the by-the-numbers plotting takes the edge off the scares.
Reference points from the legend of the Beast of Bodmin, movie werewolf classics to tabloid tales of Catholic child abuse are ticked off in debut director Simoen Halligan's effective yarn.
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