|release date||May 29 2009|
|starring||Stephen McHattie, Lisa Houle, Georgina Reilly, Hrant Alianak, Rick Roberts|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisA small-town radio station discovers that recent madness in the local population may be caused by a virus transmitted through speech.
The flick is set in a radio station in Pontypool where one day the morning team starts taking reports of extreme, bloody incidents of violence occurring in town. As the story unfolds, the radio staff soon realizes the violence that is ripping society apart is due to a virus being spread through the English language. That in turn poses a problem for a yappy radio jock and his staff holed up in the broadcast booth housed in the basement of the town's abandoned church as a slaughter rages beyond its walls.
Canadian director Bruce McDonald is back with a new thriller entitled PONTYPOOL, which premiered at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. While carrying an interesting premise, the film suffers from some poor acting and lack of production value. …Read More