iMurders

iMurders.

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Description & Features+

The Internet. For some, it's one of the great innovations of the modern world, a pathway to knowledge, growth and new experiences. But for a group of people who share a common chat room, it could be the instrument of their destruction. From the Producers of the cult hit "Jerome Bixby's The Man From Earth" comes a horror thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat until the very end. When the members of an online social networking website are brutally murdered in succession, one person's past holds the key to the gruesome mystery. As the number of survivors decreases, they begin to believe that the killer might be one of the group.

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Additional features
Subtitles: English SDH
Aspect ratio
1.78:1
BoxedSet
No
Cast
William Forsythe, Tony Todd, Gabrielle Anwar, Billy Dee Williams, Charles Durning, Terri Colombino
Closed captioning
No
Director
Robbie Bryan
English rating
14A
Format
DVD
Language
English
Number of discs
1
Original Language
English
Quebec rating
13+
Region code
1
Run time (minutes)
98
ScreenFormat
Anamorphic Widescreen
Silent
No
Studio
Anchor Bay Entertainment
Brand
Starz
Product Identifiers
Walmart Item #
30018424
SKU
10023222
UPC
1313167459

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Ratings & Reviews+

iMurders is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from iLiked it! iMurders is a film about a small group of cyber-friends that meet-up once a week for an online chat. In their voice/video/text chats, the host (a special effects artist) chooses a game to play that lasts all month long. The winner of the final round gets a prize from the host's memorabilia collection. But being iMurders, things obviously go a lot further than that premise. The month's game is supposed to be a Survivor style game, in which chat members are "knocked off" one by one for saying the pre-determined code word. However, the host of this game is very quickly incapacitated, and the self-ordained replacement host decides the new rules of staying alive in this game. This film struck me with the number of character actors present... it runs the gamut from Tony Todd and Frank Grillo to the wonderful Gabrielle Anwar. However, even though those names get first billing, the spotlight here is placed on the less recognizable actors, such as Terri Colombino (the lead in iMurders). Ironically, Colombino bears a striking resemblance to Diane Lane, star of the similarly-themed (if much worse film) Untraceable. So, with all of these familiar actors filling getting their due, does the film do them justice? For the most part, it actually does! The plot is very interesting, and more interweaving than it seems to be in the first hour of the movie. There haven't been many good movies made about the dangers of "cyber-friends" that you've never met in person. And while the line-writing struggles to express any character's knowledge of the internet (multiple characters stiffly insert the word "computer" in front of other technology-based words, just in case you don't know what a chat room or keyboard is), ultimately the plot matters more than the believability. By the end, you only have so many options for who the chat room killer may be, and the reveal came way out of left field. It doesn't explain everything in the end though, which leaves you hanging with some plot gaps (such as the FBI's immediate knowledge of the chat room... the FBI didn't even know how to stop 9/11 from happening, so you can't tell me they caught on to the chat room the second its visitors starting becoming victims), but I can forgive some things ultimately because the rest of the movie makes up for it easily.
Date published: 2009-10-16
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