By Tanner Stransky
Updated October 25, 2006 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Stay Alive

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  • Movie

In Stay Alive, young gamers initiate a killer videogame by chanting its creepy opening ”Prayer of Elizabeth,” which dooms them all: When you die virtually, you die for real, too. The game/real-life melding is inventive but has holes, as one character survives ”Game Over.” Some special effects resonate (that crippled zombie spider crawling across a wall is très freaky), but the bloody shears-and-chains horror is nothing new.

EXTRAS A commentary from the filmmakers reveals standard behind-the-scenes tidbits.

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Stay Alive

type
  • Movie
mpaa
  • PG-13
runtime
  • 85 minutes
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