THE WARD

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Exhausting almost all of my options the past few nights, I let a random number generator pick tonight’s movie from my list. One of my favorite directors of all time, John Carpenter, popped up with his newest outing, The Ward. Amber Heard (Zombieland, Machete Kills) stars in this horror-thriller about a girl who has just arrived at an eerie mental hospital. The film is set in the 60’s and showcases the inhumane, torturous practices of institutional doctors back then, including shock therapy and lobotomy.

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