|release date||March 14 2014|
|studio||Phase 4 Films|
|starring||Sharni Vinson, Rachel Griffiths, Charles Dance|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
|trailer 2||Trailer #2|
SynopsisWhen a young nurse begins work at an isolated psychiatric ward, she quickly becomes fascinated with Patrick, a brain dead patient who is the subject of a mad scientist’s cruel and unusual experiments. What starts as an innocent fascination quickly takes a sinister turn as Patrick begins to use his psychic powers to manipulate her every move, and send her life into a terrifying spiral out of control.
Having never seen the original 1978 Patrick (directed by Psycho II‘s Richard Franklin) I was able to take in Mark Hartley’s 2013 film of the same name as something of an empty vessel. There was no expectation, no attachment to the earlier work that would impinge upon my enjoyment. There was also no pre-existing fondness to make me hope for something special. Watching the new Patrick for me was as simple as sitting down in front of a screen and hoping for a good time. …Read More