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Film Review - As Above, So Below


Moviemakers John Erick Dowdle and Drew Dowdle have made four studio pictures, and three of them have incorporated found footage events in some form. “As Above, So Below” is their latest foray into shaky-cams and exaggerated acting, and I think it’s about time the brothers move on to a genre other than horror. Much like “The Poughkeepsie Tapes” (their 2007 feature, which finally found release back in July), “Quarantine,” and “Devil,” the Dowdles have a strange way of watering down potential terror in their fright films, with “As Above, So Below” teasing a fascinating premise, only to slog through conventional beats of suspense, blending elements from “The Da Vinci Code,” “The Goonies,” and “Event Horizon” into a criminally inert, repetitive effort. Read the rest at


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