THE HOLE (Theatrical Release USA 2012)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 2.8|5.0 Starsìì

The Hole—interesting script concept—performs as a fair, C-grade ‘scary’ movie with an interesting psychological lesson surfacing toward the end of the film.

Storyline

Two brothers, Dane (Chris Massoglia) and Lucas (Nathan Gamble), find a locked wooden door in the floor of the basement of their ‘new’ home. They open it and find it leads to frightening places liberally laced with memories from their past.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Joe Dante for directing efforts. Thank you to Executive Producers Chris Bender, J.C. Spink, and Gary Michael Walters for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Julie (Haley Bennett), Susan (Teri Polo), Creepy Carl (Bruce Dern), Monster Dad (John DeSantis), Annie Smith (Quinn Lord), Normal Dad (Douglas Chapman), and Travis (Mark Pawson).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Maybe. If there’s nothing else to do, this may partially satisfy the entertainment mood.

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