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1990's "Fatal Exam" (which was shot in 1985) is writer/director Jack Snyder's pass at a haunted house movie, working with the bare minimum of production support to create what appears to be a horror/mystery feature. It's Snyder's helming debut, and it really shows throughout the endeavor, which takes a basic premise of spooky events set inside a remote house and somehow believes that viewers need 114 minutes of screen time to make it from one end of the story to the other. "Fatal Exam" is a sleeping pill, and it's very odd to see the production deny its inert reality, marching forward with a sluggish arrangement of staring contests and enormous exposition dumps. 114 minutes, people. Bring a pillow. Read the rest at


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