Kindred Spirits

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Kindred Spirits

Post by jonbly » Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:42 pm

6/10 - Believability is stretched thin by having two actresses with very different looks cast as 'almost sisters'.

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Re: Kindred Spirits

Post by novotny » Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:34 pm

The mother and daughter were fine actors.
Quite a good movie in the maniacal tradition of Play Misty for Me & Fatal Attraction & The Hand that Rocks the Cradle.

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Re: Kindred Spirits

Post by Alex J » Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:51 pm

An enjoyable fun ride as each devious plot unfolds. Caitlin Stasey is as watchable as ever, while I like the dynamics of the central trio - there are some good supporting characters too. 7.5. / 10
No tears, please. It's a waste of good suffering.

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Re: Kindred Spirits

Post by mamawaldi » Sun Aug 25, 2019 4:02 pm

This was the first dud of the festival for me. It just felt so TV movie.

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Re: Kindred Spirits

Post by ChrisReynolds » Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:07 pm

The dated plot borrows heavily from 1990s psychological thrillers, and in fact there a multiple plot points lifted straight out of Single White Female. This feels like it should have been a Lifetime movie of the week (although I think Lifetime would insist it be less boring), except that it's got an excellent director and actresses attached to it, but they weren't able to elevate the material.

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Re: Kindred Spirits

Post by TheDukeAbides » Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:45 pm

An average film with a very good psycho.

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