A off-world look at the superstitious repercussions of tattooing an Ouija Board on your body. Hagen, who has a dead wife believes that he can revive her from the dead. Travis, a man who lost his brother and wants to join him in the after life. Morbius, a bartender who is betrayed by those he loves comes back from the dead to take revenge. And a strange man only known as Mr. Skinny protects the secrets of the Ouija Board and how the stories weave and affect each other.
Necromentia is a surprisingly good low budget horror film that you do not see too often. The story isn’t anything ground breaking, but the decision to tell the story in reverse order was effective. Instead of figuring out what happened, I was constantly trying to figure out what tied the characters together and why certain things happened. The film isn’t exactly scary, but does have some creepy and gory scenes mixed throughout which may please horror fans.
The overall atmosphere of the film was dark and the cinematography was fairly good. Without spoiling too much, the creature’s throughout the film definitely were creepy and weird and this is a compliment to the film. Some of the acting could have been better, but for the most part they got the job done and didn’t hold back the film like bad acting can do sometimes. Necromentia is not without its flaws, but fans of horror should check out out the film as it features a decent story, good atmosphere, good amount of gore and some creepy creatures.
My Rating: 7/10
Originally posted 2010-04-30 06:22:24.