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You Must Watch the Movie: The Signal (2007)

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posted on Apr, 6 2009 @ 09:50 PM

Imagine every cell phone, radio, and television in your city suddenly broadcasting the same mysterious signal over and over. Now imagine these "terminus" transmissions evoking violent, uncontrollable, psychotic chaos from everyone who comes in contact with them. The Signal invades the minds of everyday citizens living their workaday lives and having their sordid affairs. Suddenly struck by the power of the insidious transmissions, they are compelled to kill or be killed. Complicating matters is a zombielike resistance some characters have to the idea of remaining dead. The story violently explodes, blending bloody gore with psychological satire, for a truly original horror experience.

The Atlanta filmmaking team of David Bruckner, Dan Bush, and Jacob Gentry tell the eerie tale in three parts (cleverly called "transmissions"), shifting perspectives to draw out a larger story that explores dark secrets and fears as well as jealousy and betrayal.

Not for the faint of heart, The Signal will nonetheless satisfy those looking for a smart exploration of the power of media to mutate our minds. It is truly inspired independent filmmaking that will stalk viewers from every dark corner while examining the surprising human madness lying deep within.

I loved this movie. The black comedy was worth it alone!
And the ending was just fabulous in a twisted psychological brain F kind of way.

You'll be going EWWW and laughing in the same minute.

I made it even better and more laughable by playing it in my VLC Media Player on 1.50x speed. Makes everything just a tad more funny.

The Signal Movie Info

[edit on 4/6/2009 by Tentickles]

posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 12:38 PM
I guess no one is interested

posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 12:47 PM

Originally posted by Tentickles
I guess no one is interested

Not true ...

As a result of your gleaming review "The Signal" is now on my Netflix queue.

I even bumped it up to the top, can't wait to see it now.

posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 01:05 PM
reply to post by Tentickles

It sounds like a book written by Stephen King, "The Cell":

I'll have to see the movie to find the differences.

posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 10:54 PM
reply to post by kidflash2008

What hasnt been made into a Stephen King Book? :shk:

posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 10:55 PM
reply to post by schrodingers dog

Awesome! You're going to love it!

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