The Lazarus Effect

2015


Scientists examining ways of prolonging life after medical trauma successfully re-animate a...

I think the first Frankenstein movie I ever saw was Hammer's Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969), but I took to heart the moral of the story...no matter how enticing, no matter how great your desire for success, regardless of peer pressure - DO NOT RESURRECT THE DEAD!

Anyway, Lazarus Effect is an efficient little rehash of the whole thing with a Carrie/Poltergeist thing going on. Good cast (especially the dog), forgettable material.

The best thing about the film is it's icky ferro-fluid opening credits!



27th February 2015
Cinema






16th June 2015
Blu-Ray


84 mins
2.40:1




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Mark Duplass
Frank
Olivia Wilde
Zoe
Sarah Bolger
Eva
Evan Peters
Clay
Donald Glover
Niko
Ray Wise
Mr. Wallace
Scott Sheldon
Security Guard
Emily Kelavos
Little Girl
James Earl
Security Guard Terrence
Amy Aquino
President Dalley
Sean T. Krishnan
Lawyer
Ator Tamras
Burned Figure
Cato
Rocky the Dog
Liisa Cohen
Stunt Cop
Mike King
Stunt Guard
Bruno Gunn
Fireman (uncredited)