FILM TITLE: LAZARUS EFFECT
GENRE:
CONSUMER ADVICE: 13 H V
DISTRIBUTOR: NU METRO FILMS
DIRECTOR: DAVID GELB
MAIN CAST: OLIVIA WILDE
MARK DUPLASS
LANGUAGE: LOW MILD IMPACT INFREQUENT
NUDITY: NONE
PREJUDICE: NONE
SEX: NONE
VIOLENCE: MILD ,MODERATE IMPACT ,SUSTAINED PSYCHOLOGICAL VIOLENCE , INFREQUENT ,IMPLIED SCI-FI VIOLENCE
BLASPHEMY: JESUS GOODAMNIT - USED AS AN EXCLAMATION
DRUG ABUSE: NONE
COMMENTS: LAZARUS EFFECT IS A SCI-FI /HORROR /THRILLER FILM THAT FOLLOWS THE STORY OF A GROUP OF SCIENTISTS WHO ARE WORKING ON THE LAZARUS PROJECT THAT SEES THEM DICOVERING A SERUM WHICH CAN BRING DEAD PATIENTS BACK TO LIFE. THE FILM EXPLORES COMPLEX AND MATURE THEMES OF MEDICAL AND SCIENTIFIC EXPERIMENTATION. SCIENTIFIC THEORIES ,DEATH AND RESUSCITATION ,CROSSING ETHICAL LINES TO THE EVIL WORLD ,HUMAN TRIALS ,POSSESSION BY PARANORMAL POWERS ,MURDERS ,PURSUIT AND ENTRAPMENT OF AND BY CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER . REALISTIC THEMES IN SCI-FI SETTINGS IS TREATED SENSITIVELY BUT IS ACCOMPANIED WITH A SUSTAINED PSYCHOLOGICAL THREAT AND MENACE WHICH IS ENHANCED BY CINEMATIC LIGHTING ,SOUND EFFECTS AND LARGE VISUALS.DARK ECRIE UNDERTONES OF EVIL AND THE PARANORMAL MAY BE TREATED IN A WAY THAT COULD BE DISTURBING AND UPSETTING TO THE SENSE OF SECURITY AND WELL BEING OF CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13 WHO MAY STILL HAVE TROUBLE DISTINGUISHING BETWEEN FANTASY AND REALITY.