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Directed by Yves Simoneau
United States, 1997
Horror, Drama, Thriller


Chyna Shepherd is a twenty-six-year-old psychology student who survived an extremely troubled past. While visiting Laura Templeton’s house, a farm in the Napa Valley, a serial killer named Edgler Foreman Vess breaks into the house, taking Laura and killing her parents.

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Intensity Directed by Yves Simoneau

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  • Nicholas Gregory's rating of the film Intensity

    A searing and adrenal 1st half before settling down in the 2nd. It's a precursor to the 2003 hyper-violent, grindhouse-esque French film, High Tension, without Tension's climatic twist, and a more restrained tone and subdued content. Main problem: the insight into the McGinley character in the 2nd half is scary as often as it's exaggeratedly funny. His dialogue should've been sparser or not as embellished.

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