With the current influx of horror video games, I thought it would be fun to watch Stay Alive. The premise is here is a cursed video game being spread around where if the player dies once while in the game world, they die in real life in a similar fashion (think The Ring‘s videotape). I was semi-confident that with a supporting cast that I approve of, including Frankie Muniz (Malcolm in the Middle), Sophia Bush (One Tree Hill, The Hitcher), Adam Goldberg (Dazed and Confused, The Hebrew Hammer) and Jimmi Simpson (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), I would at least be able to recommend it. Sadly, not even the actors make this film likable.

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