They realize there’s more to their small religious town after they go missing one by one. Directed by Courtney Paige and written by Erin Hazlehurst.
Actors features are; Kaitlyn Bernard, Brenna Llewellyn and Brenna Coates.
An A-List Girl clique starts a secret cult where each of them must embody one of the seven deadly sins. They realize there’s more to their small religious town after they go missing one by one.
This is actress turned newb filmmaker Courtney Paige’s first full length feature film (one prior short) as co-writer, producer, actor and director. For a newb filmmaker, she did well in every aspect except the writing – which blame also falls to her two other writers.
The story was cliched, clumsy and a convoluted mess riddled with plot and technical issues. The editing felt like it was put thru a shredder, then taped together quickly.
It was confusing more than entertaining. Had the writers consulted a seasoned writer to fix up their screenplay, this could’ve been a hit, because all other filmmaking aspects were on point. Her directing was decent, considering she followed her own convoluted screenplay The Sinners 2021.
Scores in B-films are usually loud, annoying, overbearing and unfitting, but this film’s was actually great with some decent soundtracks. The cinematography was good, and the casting and performances were very impressive.
Even the pacing was perfect for the comfortable 96 min runtime. As a new filmmaker, Paige certainly has a future ahead of her. I just wish out of the 3 writers, at least one of them would’ve got it right.
Nevertheless, a decent watch if nothing better is on for her targeted audience of teens-tweens. Never mind the current five shill 10/10’s of six current reviews, it’s a very generous 6/10 from me.