| Director||Darren Lynn Bousman|
| Writer||Darren Lynn Bousman|
| Release Date||11-Nov-2011|
| Cast||Timothy Gibbs, Michael Landes, Denis Rafter, Wendy Glenn, Brendan Price|
About Movie - After the tragic death of his wife and child, famed American author Joseph Crone travels to Barcelona to see his estranged brother and dying father, where he learns that his life is plagued by events that occur at 11:11.
The movie 11.11.11 is an upcoming horror thriller movie written and directed by Darren bousman (who helmed three movies of the Saw franchise). The story focuses on the date 11-11-11, a time when a supposed gateway will open and something will come through. After the tragic death of his wife and child, famed American author Joseph Crone travels to Barcelona to see his estranged brother and dying father, where he learns that his life is plagued by events that occur at 11:11.
Curiosity quickly turns to obsession, and Joseph soon realizes that this number holds a horrific meaning not only to himself but possibly to all of religion. Isolated in a foreign country with only the support of his companion, Sadie, Joseph soon realizes that 11/11/11 is more than just a date, it's a WARNING!
The 11:11 movement is centered on the emergence of that number in people's lives that alerts them to angels or spirit guardians trying to communicate with them. Conspiracy theorists also point to the number 11's involvement in historical events. 11-11-11 will take on the idea of 11 gates of Heaven and how on 11:11 on the 11th day of the 11th month, the 11th gate will open up and something from another world will enter the earthly realm for 49 minutes
Movie Review :- 11 11 11 is a perfect example of what can go wrong when a filmmaker holds so steadfastly to a central concept that he forgets to let the film breathe. The story, the characters, and any nuance the film might have had are strangled out by a myopic adherence to a conceit far less rewarding than the simple pleasure of a story well told.
The film starts with bestselling “dime store” thriller writer Joseph Crone (Timothy Gibbs) in the throes of an existential crisis after a deranged fan has set his apartment ablaze, recreating an event in one of his books, killing his wife and young son. To be fair, I actually thought this was a nice touch since much of the movie addresses the Bible - another book that deranged fans often try to reenact. Joseph attends group meetings for grief and loss also frequented by the young and attractive Sadie (Wendy Glenn). In one of the purest examples of the movie having no patience to explain or set up characters, she surprises him at his car and gives him a leather bound moleskine notebook despite seemingly having never met or spoken with him. The plot requires her to do this with only the explanation, (paraphrasing) “I heard you like to write in notebooks”. He thanks her and drives off, immediately getting into a huge car accident. In the hospital he’s told that the other driver died, but he has no injuries at all. Joseph is pretty pissed about this, explaining that he would have no problem with dying and that his “life has no purpose”. He then hears that his estranged father is dying and jets off to Spain to be with him and paraplegic preacher brother, Samuel (Michael Landes). For the next few days leading up to 11-11-11 Joseph, Samuel and their firecracker of a maid engage in theology conversation (and the occasional surveillance tape viewing).
In a movie with problems this big, normally huge things like dialogue and performance seem like nitpicking. It all comes down to story. If every scene has the same static objective and if 90% of your scenes end with your characters in the same emotional and narrative place with which they began - you don’t have much of a movie.