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ShutterThis Tokyo-set film about haunted photographs seems like a technological regression after haunted-computer effort Pulse and haunted-videotape...ShutterHorrorPT89MPG-13This Tokyo-set film about haunted photographs seems like a technological regression after haunted-computer effort Pulse and haunted-videotape...2008-03-2620th Century Fox Film Corporation
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Shutter

Genre: Horror; Starring: Joshua Jackson, Rachael Taylor; Director: Masayuki Ochiai; Author: Luke Dawson; Release Date Wide: 03/21/2008; Runtime (in minutes): 89; MPAA Rating: PG-13; Distributor: 20th Century Fox Film Corporation

This Tokyo-set film about haunted photographs seems like a technological regression after haunted-computer effort Pulse and haunted-videotape frightener The Ring — both of which were, like Shutter, adapted from Asian horror movies. Will the next terror-minded remake involve a possessed telegraph machine or a grudge-minded ox and cart? Neither option could be any lamer than the shock-free Shutter, in which Joshua Jackson and Rachael Taylor play newlyweds whose photos start to feature the image of a woman they may — or may not! — have killed with their car. C-

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