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Rating: *.5 (1.5 out of five)
Year: 2012

Plot: Guy finally works up nerve to ask pretty office girl out after Xmas work party. He offers to give her a ride home and douchy “friend” insists on getting a ride home too so that he can sit in the back seat and cock-block for no reason. In his drunken state, he insists on going to a cash-only diner, which requires a stop at one of those 24-hour ATM kiosks. When they get there, a stoic parka enthusiast stands around outside and freaks them out. Some people die. They’re in there for a long time. The parka guy and the ATM prisoners take turns playing “who can do the thing that makes the least amount of sense?!” until there are credits.

Review: Meh. Not terribly good on any front, but not bad enough to be enjoyably bad. Since these were a bunch of C-list actors, I guess the acting was better than expected. Physics in the movie were deplorable. A trip line strung across a 100 foot parking lot that doesn’t budge when hit full force? Is it made of carbon nano-tubes tied between two 747s trying to take off in opposite directions? One of those little pen chains that you break while picking up off a table used as a murder weapon? Is the booth built like an underwater observatory? Couldn’t get that door open an inch, eh? And, my god, the opportunities they had to escape! If Dexter had come and wrapped the parka guy in plastic sheeting and 3 rolls of duct tape, these fools would have been all like “No, don’t go out there! A sharp meteor might graze his cocoon and release him!” Don’t waste your time on this one.

Notable scene: The final scene is pretty neat. Even though it couldn’t save this movie, I hadn’t seen that device used before to explain how a killer might get away with it.
Gore:            Buckets
Sex/Nudity: Nipples
Scariness:     Screams
Campiness:  Donald Pleasances
Creepiness:  Cellar Doors
Munchy Suggestion: A $5 bag of popcorn from Walgreen’s that’s so big you need two people to carry it!
For More: Information than you require about the flick, look here: Wiki or here: IMDB.
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