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FeardotCom (2002) - William Malone

A generic and dark tale of supernatural murder involving the internet. Specifically a website called Fear.com or Feardotcom. When a user browses this torture snuff website they are given 48 hours to live. The movie is really dark and seems to have a grainy or grungy filter put over the lens. Some parts are hard to follow and I didn't really enjoy their choice of lead actress. Natascha McElhone is pretty boring. It just feels like they didn't try.

In short, this movie is typical of a early 2000's horror film. From the Bush era, when things were all about pounding energy drinks and bad-mouthing arab nations. Nu-Metal pounded the airwaves and Nu-Horror reigned supreme at the box-office. Mostly because people didn't have much of anything else to watch. Horror in Hollywood was stuck in a funk of copying any J-Horror venture they could find. Movies like The Eye, Black Water, Darkness Falls, The Ring, The Grudge, and The Messengers are all examples of terrible horror flicks r…