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Pulse

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Pulse: Mark Plummer

Pulse (Movie - 2006)

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
87 minutes
Wide Release Date:
08/11/06
performer:
Kristen Bell, Ian Somerhalder, Samm Levine, Christina Milian
director:
Jim Sonzero
distributor:
Dimension Films, The Weinstein Company
author:
78415
genre:
Horror

We gave it a C-

As a passage to the spirit world, technology — videotape, cell phones, computer screens — has lost its novelty. In this American remake of the spooky, more-atmospheric-than-coherent 2005 J-horror thriller, the ghosts blink and crackle into existence with an electromagnetic sputter, but really, they’re not so different from the gauzy, see-through spirits of yesteryear. It would have been a lot scarier if Pulse‘s college kids, haunted by comrades who stare back at them from cyber-hell, looked like they had lives worth saving.

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