|I KNOW WHO KILLED ME (director: Chris Sivertson; screenwriter: Jeffrey Hammond; cinematographer: John R. Leonetti; editor: Lawrence Jordan; music: Joel McNeely; cast: Lindsay Lohan (Aubrey Fleming/Dakota Moss), Julia Ormond (Susan Fleming), Neal McDonough (Daniel Fleming), Brian Geraghty (Jerrod); Runtime: 105; MPAA Rating: R; producer: Frank Mancuso Jr.; TriStar Pictures; 2007)|
|"It might not be a good film, but
it has its perverse fascinating moments."
by Dennis Schwartz
great title, a lousy film. Mediocre indie
director Chris Sivertson ("The Lost"/"All
Cheerleaders Die") and first-time writer Jeffrey
Hammond work with the troubled off-the-camera star
Lindsay Lohan in this sleazy psychological thriller.
It might not be a good film, but it has its perverse
In the quiet suburbs of
New Salem a model high school student Aubrey
Fleming (Lindsay Lohan) is abducted and tortured
by a sadistic serial killer. Aubrey is
a talented pianist and an aspiring writer, who is the
latest victim of the maniac. The maimed Aubrey manages
to escape, but tells her rescuers that she's the
Dakota Fleming and that Aubrey is
still held captive. As Dakota, she takes on her smutty
personality, treats her parents as dirt and mocks the
pic unravels as a second-rate slasher film, that makes
about as much sense as Lohan's real life. When Lohan
talks tough as the stripper person she created, it's
unintentionally laughable but is the only thing this
pic has going for it.
the ordeal Aubrey's parents (Julia
Ormond & Neal McDonough)
are confused, as are the viewers.
REVIEWED ON 1/24/2016 GRADE: C
Dennis Schwartz: "Ozus' World Movie Reviews"
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