Old Cyrus left the Kritikos his house. You may not copy, distribute, or use this material except as necessary for your personal, non-commercial use. Don't be misled by that promising thirteen. Serious is right, as the twelfth ghost he is after gives him a trachea exposing shave. Well, the roller-coaster goes haywire hereon with lawyers getting cut in half rather innovatively, psychics having seizures, and millionaires being cut in proportion with the number of millions put away. There are only twelve ghosts here, but that doesn't take anything away from the sheer scare-power. Ghosts remain ghosts and humans, humans, as the director makes sure he doesn't get the etymology all mixed up.
Scene one: adventurer-millionaire Cyrus Kritikos Murray Abraham is after ghosts, and he's serious enough to make the Ghostbusters seem like cheap spoofs not that they aren't, but that's besides the point. Arthur Kritikos Tony Shalhoub is a loser cum math teacher, brooding over the loss of house and wife in a fire and neither covered by insurance. Oleh Dunia21 Synopsis Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. The textual, graphic, audio and audiovisual material in this site is protected by copyright law. Aided by Dennis, a ghost hunter, and his rival Kalina, a ghost rights activist out to set the ghosts free, the group must do what they can to get out of the house alive. You have all the blood and gore you need, and some really cool ghosts, too - just the kind you would invite on Halloween. And if you got on, then you'd better hang on!.
Result: ghost ends up in a box, and so does Cyrus different boxes of course - millionaire privileges! The movie tries to be doomsday-ish and ends with a whimper, but no complaints here. All including his house, his fortune, and his malicious collection of ghosts! Well, the house takes the focus for the rest of the movie as the Kritikos blunder in, let the ghosts out of their claustrophobic boxes, and eeks, do I need to say more? When Cyrus Kriticos, a very rich collector of unique things dies, he leaves it all to his nephew and his family. Enter lawyer, and guess what? A glass house with Latin curses and counter-curses inscribed all over, ghosts in the basement and machinery in the attic, and bathrooms with naked girls bathing in blood! Trapped in their new home by strangely shifting walls, the family encounters powerful and vengeful entities that threaten to annihilate anyone in their path. Not many laughs here, as ghosts don't spend time disintegrating into mushy pulp eaten by others and nor do their bites and scratches mutate you into one of their kind. Could you ask for more from a horror flick? Now let's get right to the flesh of the story couldn't resist that! Any trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.
Next scene: relatives of Cyrus. Right from the word go, where the most powerful ghost is trapped, the movie takes off on one scary ride. The ambience is spooky without being funny, and the music could have been composed by the specters of Bach and Stravinsky as it fits right in. . .
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