Bad Times at the El Royale

Bad Times at the El Royale

DVD - 2019 | Widescreen edition
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Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption; before everything goes to hell.

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davem753
Jan 15, 2019

A friend of mine rented this movie and invited me over to watch - otherwise, I probably would never have seen this gem. What a fantastic movie! It captures your attention right away and holds it throughout the 2-1/2 hour run time. Although this movie has nothing to do with Quentin Tarantino, you wouldn't know by watching it. All of his trademark styles are present in this film: nostalgic soundtrack, slow-but-detailed character building, title cards for "chapters", violence, tension, you name it. All of the actors did well, although I thought the role played by Chris Hemsworth was too bizarre - not his fault, it's the character that's bizarre. And there was a scene that was overly sadistic for my tastes. But that won't stop me from borrowing the movie and watching it again. :-)

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hammer59
Jan 07, 2019

Saw this one in a theater and I had been to that hotel located in the North shore of Lake Tahoe as a child. Pretty well done with interesting characters and plot twists.

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Dreamstime
Dec 28, 2018

A great movie with several Oscar worthy performances. The biggest surprise was Cynthia Erivo. I would rate it six stars if I could. Difficult to say anything to avoid spoilers. If you like thrillers put this at the top of your list...way top.

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