Returning to her childhood home in Louisiana to recuperate from a horrific car accident, Jessabelle comes face to face with a long-tormented spirit that has been seeking her return -- and has no intention of letting her escape.
Fifteen years ago, two teenage girls were murdered at Merrymaker Campgrounds. The case was filed an animal attack, the camp was condemned and the killer never found - but something horrific still waits in those woods.
Matt spends the night with a girl in an elevator during power outage in a girls' college dorm. He never sees her. Waking up in the morning, panties are all that's left of her. How does he find her in a building with 100 girls?
BFFs (2014/I) was directed by Andrew Putschoegl, and written by the two stars, Andrea Grano and Tara Karsian. Andrea Grano plays Samantha, and Tara Karsian plays her friend Kat. They obtain tickets to a spa weekend at Closer to Closeness, "a healing retreat for couples in trouble." The problem is that they're not a couple--they're best friends, and both are straight.
In the context of this film, the New Age therapy practiced during the weekend is serious, sincere, and (presumably) helpful. Whatever your thoughts are about the effectiveness of such therapy, the couple running the retreat, and the people signed up for the retreat, are honest and genuinely trying to improve their relationships.
Obviously, Samantha and Kat start out thinking about the pool and the food, but, as the weekend moves forward, something starts to happen. The "something" is what makes the movie interesting.
We saw this film at the Little Theatre as part of the excellent ImageOut Rochester LGBT film festival. It will also work well on DVD.
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