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REVIEW: The Furies

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Shudder is stepping up their game for the Halloween season, and their new film Tony D’Aquino’s ‘The Furies’ may be one of their most interesting offerings yet.

Kidnapped and afraid, a woman finds herself fighting to stay alive as an unwilling participant in a deadly game where women are hunted by masked men, but the story goes much deeper than that generalized synopsis.

Kayla (Airlie Dodds) suffers from epilepsy and after an argument with her friend Maddie, is abducted, experimented on, and placed in a box left in the middle of the woods.

When Kayla awakens, she realizes she is in the middle of nowhere, but happens to connect with others girls in a similar hell, and the story of ‘The Furies’ starts to unfold.

Essentially, each of the girls are in a highly-orchestrated deadly game of survival, where death seems undeniable.

While The Furies packs on the gore with some impressive, toe curling, death scenes, the story is so fractured that is lost my attention several times as the film progressed. While it does offer a few surprising, creative wrinkles, it isn’t enough to make the film anything to write home about.

Watchable? Yes. But the substance doesn’t make it “must see” and certainly doesn’t make it memorable.

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While The Furies packs on the gore with some impressive, toe curling, death scenes, the story is so fractured that is lost my attention several times as the film progressed. While it does offer a few surprising, creative wrinkles, it isn't enough to make the film anything to write home about.
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