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The Black String (2019)

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After Jonathan (Frankie Muniz, Agent Cody Banks) goes on a blind date with a mysterious woman, he becomes incredibly ill. Suffering from blackouts and hallucinations, Jonathan's life begins to fall apart. He starts to believe that he's the victim of a sinister cult that's cursed him with evil forces beyond his control. But is this supernatural threat real or all in Jonathan's troubled mind? This riveting horror-thriller will leave you shaken long after it's all done.

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Cast

Frankie Muniz
as Jonathan
Ravi Patel
as Dr. May
Cullen Douglas
as The Man in Black
Alexander Ward
as The Entity
Jackie Moore
as Lollipop
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Critic Reviews for The Black String

All Critics (7)

The Black String may well be a bit too close to the DNA of It Follows, but it manages to form its own identity with a level of body horror that's satisfyingly grisly, anchored by a Muniz performance of nervous energy.

August 28, 2020 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Psychological horror has swearing, violence, sex, and gore.

July 9, 2020 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Elevating this script from a derivative and simple one is no easy task, but Muniz does it effortlessly.

January 13, 2020 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

Really cool, intelligent psychological horror film.

December 2, 2019 | Full Review…

It is an average movie with an above average performance from Frankie Muniz - yes that Frankie Muniz

October 2, 2019 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

Its premise isn't the strongest or most original, but [Frankie] Muniz's vanity-free performance in the lead role effortlessly carries this mostly entertaining film from beginning to end.

September 26, 2019 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

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