Zorba has died and left his eerie mansion to his penniless nephew Cyrus Zorba and his family. So this film can be a real party pooper if you're watching it with the lights off at your girlfriend's house waiting for her to grab your arm through the hard scenes, or expect to enjoy having some nightmares about it. It seems that Zorba was a collector of paranormal entities, but the supernatural spooks want out, while an alleged hidden fortune keeps the new owners, as well as some fellow treasure seekers and a veteran ghost hunter locked inside. This haunted house chiller is the second feature from Dark Castle Entertainment, the mid-budget outfit put together in 1999 to remake the cheesy horror genre pictures of William Castle by his daughter Terry Castle. Along with the house, the Zorba family has also inherited the occultist's collection of 12 ghosts, who can only be seen through Zorba's special goggles.
Arthur and his daughter Kathy Shannon Elizabeth move into the odd house only to discover that its elaborate series of moving glass walls exists to contain 13 spirits trapped within. Sure, it's a B-movie and has its flaws - it's a bit silly, it's not particularly horrifying although I must admit no movie has scared me in 10-15 years, and I've watched quite a lot of horror flicks , it's a tad silly Ghostbusters meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer? It doesn't deserve a bad score. Murray Abraham, Embeth Davidtz, and Matthew Lillard. Aided by Dennis, a ghost hunter, and his rival Kalina, a ghost rights activist out to set the ghosts free, the group must do what they can to get out of the house alive. This was very nearly an excellent film with a solid cast and very good effects.
The ghosts were unusual enough to be memorable and there was not a lot of familiarity to the plot. Zorba leur a laissé des lunettes spéciales, unique façon de voir ces fantômes vengeurs. Reviewed by kismit 7 It doesn't rely on too much splatter and it doesn't try to startle you out of your seat every two minutes so that immediately makes it better than the average horror flick. There are good ideas in this film, and they're very well developed. Five or ten more minutes of scary interaction between the ghosts and the children if you can call Shannon Elizabeth a child would have made the movie much better. Cependant, il y a quelqu'un d'autre dans la maison ; quelqu'un qui est également à la recherche de l'argent et est prêt à tuer pour cela.
Human monsters, even if having to go through 4+ hours of make-up sessions, even if having to use a double amputee actor to play a particular ghost, are the film's best trump card. Zorba's fortune lies hidden somewhere in the house, receive aid from unexpected quarters as the threat to their lives is revealed. Plato Zorba décéde, il laisse en testament à son neveu Cyrus et à sa pauvre famille une énorme maison délabrée. I call it a near miss which is as good as most horror fils can aspire to. So is the decision to make the ghosts be real actors in the set, not digital freaks.
Ils apprennent également qu'un trésor est enfoui dans la maison. Reviewed by Big-J-Q 7 I watched this movie last night, and I thought it was entertaining. Cube-films sum up the better parts of the film and dispense with boring love-issues. The production design is great; the glass house is a state of the art, away from your typical haunted house, looking both luxurious and somehow creepy at the same time. The family members, their lives at risk upon the discovery that Dr. Arrivés sur les lieux, ils découvrent que la maison est hantée par 12 fantômes qui ne seront libérés que lorsqu'un 13éme fantôme sera trouvé. Down on his luck, the broke Arthur Tony Shalhoub is grateful when he learns that his eccentric, recently deceased uncle willed him his lavish home.
That innovation, carried out with such a splendid result, is worth my applause. But then again, there are heck of a lot more crappier films than this, and it was funny enough for me to even buy it for five or so euros in case I came across this in a store. Horror Thriller Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. Actually, Thir13en Ghosts reminded me of one of my favourite films, The Cube. Summary for the movie Reclusive Dr.
Thirteen Ghosts 2001 co-stars F. Aided by Dennis, a ghost hunter, and his rival Kalina, a ghost rights activist out to set the ghosts free, the group must do what they can to get out of the house alive. Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. But that's just the reason I can't give a lot of points for this movie - there are better B-movies with which to entertain yourself. All including his house, his fortune, and his malicious collection of ghosts!. It has the elements to be a horror movie, the ghosts, the gore, but it is not frightening at all.
Synopsis When Cyrus Kriticos, a very rich collector of unique things dies, he leaves it all to his nephew and his family. . . . . . .