American Beast, Mystery and Supernatural Compose Thriller
Original Title: Solitude
Writer: Livingston Oden, Taylor Scott Olson, Jana K. Lensing
Release Date: January 3rd 2017
Release Format: VOD
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Running Time: 1 Hour, 29 Minutes
Solitude is a horror feature film that takes place over a span of 75 years on a mysterious riverfront piece of land where an ancient evil dwells. The story is told in six segments, each of them taking place in a different time period and each of them made to look like horror films of when they take place.
After his mothers death, James Erikson discovers her old storage locker filled with journals and newspapers of his family’s history. As he researches it, he finds out about the evil that his family has tried to contain for several generations, beginning in 1939 on a mysterious piece of property in a small town called Solitude.
American Beast released in October of 2015. It has an original title of Solitude. Livingston Oden and Taylor Scott Olson directs this Comedy, Horror, Mystery. Taylor and Olson co-write alongside Jana K. Lensing.
The film follows the account of an old horrific time in history. James Errickson, finds a box in a storage locker, he goes on a trip in history. Actor Armin Habibovich will play the role of James Errickson.
The box contains old journals, notes, and legal documents. The documents contain details of a decades-old event. An incident that revolved around a strange land that held a dangerous secret.
These mysterious documents lead James on a journey to find out the truth about what happened. This quest leads him on a dark and dangerous path. A confrontation brings James face-to-face with a monster, the cause of several deaths.
American Beast has a captivating story and plot. It transfers between the Present Day and the Past. The Past is set back decades ago and unfolds like a first-person narrative. It also has a personal/intimate tone and setting.
The mysteriousness of the creature in the film builds a lot of intensity. This is effective.
American Beast has a tendency to linger and progress slowly.
The creature holds suspense and keeps you anxious but it isn’t revealed until the last few minutes of the film. The fact that it doesn’t appear often was a little disappointing.
Directors Livingston Oden and Taylor Scott Olson created an intriguing concept with American Beast. The style of cinematography and storytelling is what sets this film apart.
American Beast is available on DVD via Amazon. Stay tuned, the film will arrive on Amazon Prime.
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