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Detention (2011)

 -  Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  13 April 2012 (USA)
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As a killer named Cinderhella stalks the student body at the high school in Grizzly Lake, a group of co-eds band together to survive while they're all serving detention.

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Director: Joseph Kahn
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Logan Stalarow ...
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Riley's Dad / Doug Jones
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Hipster Thief
Marco Garcia ...
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Mickey River ...
Punk
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Joseph Keane ...
Metro (as Joe Keane)
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Jock Kid (as Percy Daggs)
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Billy Nolan
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Toby T. (as Marque Richardson II)
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This comedy/horror movie is about a group of teens who go to Grizzly Lake High School. When one of their class mates is killed by someone dressed up as 'Cinderhella' (a character from a popular horror movie) they are all under suspicion. But when they all get detention, they try to work out who it is. Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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Rated R for bloody violence, crude and sexual content, nudity, language, some teen drinking and drug use | See all certifications »

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Where is Clapton Davis?!
29 April 2012 | by (Kenosha, WI) – See all my reviews

I have been an independent film advocate for years, especially in the horror genre. There are many directors out there in this genre, but only few who truly love their craft. Those who love their craft create films because of passion, not simply because of what is trending at that time.

What Joseph Kahn was able to achieve with Detention was nothing short of amazing. It was well shot, and the writing was great. The acting was on point, and kept you engaged throughout the entire film. Not once was I bored, and at times I was even a little confused. It is not a typical genre film. It is not a horror film, as you may think, but something that stands on it's own. Highly original, Detention is a film that I cannot wait to go see again!


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