Jon Dolan
August 25, 2010 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Asylum

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
R
runtime
90 minutes
Limited Release Date
08/12/05
performer
Marton Csokas, Natasha Richardson, Hugh Bonneville, Ian McKellen
director
David Mackenzie
distributor
Paramount Classics
author
Chris Baylis
genre
Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B-

Global warming! Nazis! Werewolves! Disturbed pack their fifth disc Asylum with so much scary stuff it should come with a night-light. The Chicago metal warriors give Metallica pummel a modern-rock sheen, and frontman David Draiman operatically savors phrases like ”immortal sin that has enveloped me completely.” Unfortunately, Draiman isn’t a wild-man barker, he’s a lawyerly declaimer, convinced we need to ponder his Every. Single. Thought. We don’t. B?

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