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SESSION 9

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Session 9

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
100 minutes
Limited Release Date:
08/10/01
performer:
David Caruso, Brendan Sexton III, Josh Lucas, Peter Mullan, Stephen Gevedon, Paul Guilfoyle
director:
Brad Anderson
Producers:
Scout Productions, USA Films
distributor:
USA Films
author:
59697, 78352
genre:
Horror, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a C+

Never in horror history has such deliciously atmospheric dread been squandered on such poorly developed characters and plotlines. The premise looks great on paper: An asbestos-removal team tackles an abandoned mental hospital, only to fall prey to — what? Its resident demons? Their own? Session aims for creepy ambiguity, but ends up floundering in vaguesville. There’s more drama — no joke — in watching the paint peel off the leprous walls of the institution; the old pile should fire its agent. It really deserved a better movie.

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