The Bay Concerned about the real-life toxicity of Maryland's Chesapeake Bay and using a grab bag of clever found-footage-style imagery, Barry Levinson has made one hell of… The Bay Concerned about the real-life toxicity of Maryland's Chesapeake Bay and using a grab bag of clever found-footage-style imagery, Barry Levinson has made one hell of… 2012-11-02 R PT85M Horror Michael Beasley Christopher Denham Andy Stahl Roadside Attractions
Movie Review

The Bay (2012)

MPAA Rating: R
Image credit: Stan Flint
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Limited Release: Nov 02, 2012; Rated: R; Length: 85 Minutes; Genre: Horror; With: Michael Beasley, Christopher Denham and Andy Stahl; Distributor: Roadside Attractions

Concerned about the real-life toxicity of Maryland's Chesapeake Bay and using a grab bag of clever found-footage-style imagery, Barry Levinson has made one hell of a creepy little eco-horror pic. One minute, folks are splashing around the Maryland shoreline; the next, they're ravaged (in gruesome detail) by hideous parasitic isopods that have evolved in polluted water. Chaos follows. And if the filmmaker has his way, so will action: The Chesapeake Bay is 40 percent dead. And isopods are real. (Also available on VOD) A-

Originally posted Oct 31, 2012 Published in issue #1232-1233 Nov 09, 2012 Order article reprints
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