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“She Went To A Party With Eight Dead Murderers!” — The Sentinel

October 30, 2008

THE SENTINEL (1977)
d. Michael Winner 

First of all, this movie is all kinds of awesome, I don’t know where to begin. Mega-spoilers exist within, and at least one screen-cap is so NSFW, so proceed with caution!

There may be those critics who will dismiss this as a poor man’s Rosemary’s Baby due to some similarities of creepy neighbors and religious themes, but that’s where the similarities end. This movie deserves to be judged on its own merits, and it is quite an amazing film that surprised me with its strong cast, its well-crafted mystery, and its absolute bug-nuts ending revelation.

No Wonder The Rent’s So Cheap

No Wonder The Rent’s So Cheap

Basically, this movie tells the story of a young model, Alison Parker (Cristina Raines), who, having recovered from a suicide attempt, moves out of her boyfriend’s (Chris Sarandon) place to a posh apartment in Brooklyn Heights (at the end of Montague Street overlooking the River Walk) for the plum price of $400 a month with a $50 deposit! Dream place, right? That is, until the weird shit starts happening, then you know it was too good to be true.

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