Now available on Blu-ray/DVD is Friend Request, a techno-terror number produced hot on the heels of Unfriended in an attempt to cash in on the next big trend in horror. Though completed in 2014, it didn’t hit US Theaters until late last year. If that makes you apprehensive about the overall quality of Friend Request, I’d say you’re definitely an intuitive individual.
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While Friend Request is absolutely entertaining, it’s no Unfriended; still, there’s some compelling content in there worth exploring. If you’ve seen the film and want to make sure you captured every nuance, or if you’re down for a spoilerific 5-minute recap, peep the video below from out friends at The AtZ Show. After that, you can check out the trailer, synopsis, and spoiler-free review for Friend Request. Enjoy!
Warning: Below There Be Spoilers!
Official Synopsis: Here are all the spoilers for this horror masterpiece.
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Official Synopsis: Laura is a popular college student who graciously accepts an online friend request from Marina, a young social outcast. To everyone’s shock, Marina takes her own life after Laura decides to unfriend her. Soon, a disturbing and mysterious video appears on Laura’s profile and her contacts slowly dwindle. When her friends suddenly begin to die one by one, the frightened young woman must figure out a way to stop the carnage before it’s too late.
Friend Request is directed by Simon Verhoeven from a script co-scribed by Matthew Ballen and Philip Koch; the film stars Alycia Debnam-Carey, William Moseley, and Connor Paolo.
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