The Basement

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Craig is abducted and wakes up in a basement. His captor, Bill, is a twisted serial killer who wishes to reenact his own capture, with Craig playing the part of Bill and Bill playing everyone else. As Bill tortures Craig, he cycles through a number of personas, all while Craig tries desperately to find a way into Bill's pathology in order to save himself.

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  • The Basement has the feel of a stilted Off-Off-Broadway audition piece.

    Sep 11, 2018 | Full Review…
  • The Basement falters with a script that needed more attention paid to the dialogue. Entertaining? Sure, I suppose. Successful? Not quite. As a whole, they just can't seem to get up the stairs.

    Jan 9, 2019 | Rating: 4.5/10 | Full Review…
  • A decent bad guy is not enough to carry a film, even a horror film. I need to care whether or not the characters survive. I need to be entertained by quality gore. I needed much more than The Basement has to offer.

    Sep 21, 2018 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…
  • This wince-inducing endurance test makes the Saw movies appear downright moralistic.

    Sep 14, 2018 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…
  • [For] low-budget horror, The Basement certainly isn't the worst, but it's far from the best. It's a good time-killer with great gore and decent performances, a nice background while you play that game on your phone. Don't expect anything more.

    Sep 13, 2018 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…
  • A very minor addition to an ugly horror subgenre.

    Sep 13, 2018 | Rating: D+ | Full Review…

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