Cry Wolf

release year: 2005
genre: suspense/horror
viewing setting: home DVD, 8/28/07

synopsis: A group of bored prep-school students invents a serial killer and spreads his legend using the internet...and then he comes to get them.

impressions: This was a pretty good thriller that kept me guessing. It's got some plot twists and a lot of accusations and blame, so the viewer is constantly trying to figure out who the killer is and what's going on. Two annoying factors: the heavy use of the internet, and the prankster nature of the main female character.x

something this movie has that no other movie has: A murderer who uses IM.

acting: Julian Morris is Owen, the new kid who is the story's lead character. Lindy Booth is the mischievous head of the little clique of friends. Jon Bon Jovi is a teacher at the school.

final word: Entertaining, and sometimes downright spooky.

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