|release date||March 6 2007|
|director||Bob Hardison, Rich Robinson|
|writer||Bob Hardison, Rich Robinson|
|starring||Ross Kurt, Marc Rose, Samantha Shelton, Scoot McNairy|
SynopsisIt's Christmas time. Roger returns home to reconcile with his younger sister, Brooke, who he hasn't seen in almost three years. He arrives with his new fiancee, Gwen, only to find out that Brooke is nowhere to be seen. To make matters worse, he's greeted by his estranged friend, Charles, and his ex-girlfriend, Kate, who have come to meddle in the evening's festivities. Suspicious of their intentions, Roger tries to keep his volatile temper at bay while everyone waits for Brooke to get home. Brooke's alleged boyfriend, Marcus, enters the house unexpectedly and assures the group that Brooke will be there shortly. As time passes, and Brooke's whereabouts still remain unknown, the night takes a disturbing turn. Marcus pushes all the right buttons, causing the others to quickly unravel. Roger's unsavory past comes to light as Marcus's true intentions explode into a shocking display of violence and deception.
When independent movies get it right, man do they get it right. ‘MARCUS’ is the latest entry into the indie horror genre, and this one really packs a punch. If you are a fan of holiday themed horror films, particularly Christmas, well… you have one big reason to be happy. Although the events do take place at Christmas time, that is really not that important to the story. What is important is the fact that Marcus is the dinner guest from hell. …Read More