Phoenix Forgotten Poster

Release Date: April 21st, 2017

DVD Release Date: August 1st, 2017

PG-13|1 hr 27 min

Plot Summary
On March 13, 1997, several mysterious lights appeared over Phoenix. Three teens went into the desert shortly after the incident, hoping to document the strange events occurring in their town. They disappeared that night and were never seen again. Now, on the 20th anniversary of their disappearance, unseen footage has finally been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition.

Cast: Florence Hartigan, Chelsea Lopez, Justin Matthews, Luke Spencer Roberts, Jeanine Jackson, Cyd Strittmatter

Director: Justin Barber

Genres: Horror, Science fiction, Mystery

Production Co: Scott Free Productions, Cinelou Films

Distributors: Cinelou Films, Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures

Keywords: Mother, Quest, Small town, Dark, Pursuit, Gripping, House, Mystery, 2010s

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  • Phoenix Forgotten is borderline generic, desert-set found footage that apes the aforementioned Witchiness and genre constraints to a snooze-worthy T. show more

  • Director Barber makes the period video look exactly like misplaced family home movies — rolling picture, static, shaky, the works. show more

  • The performances in the 1997 scenes are relatively low-key, relying more on the dramatic development of personal relationships than the shock value of unexpected events. The contemporary storyline offers little of particular interest, however, serving more to contextualize earlier developments. show more

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