Preservation

Synopsis: Three family members head deep into the woods for a hunting trip that doubles as a distraction from their troubles at home. When all of their gear is stolen, they turn on each other, but soon realize there are much more treacherous forces at work.
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Director(s): Christopher Denham
Production: The Orchard
 
IMDB:
4.7
Metacritic:
44
Rotten Tomatoes:
58%
NOT RATED
Year:
2014
90 min
27 Views


The bear went over the mountain

The bear went over the mountain

The bear went over the mountain

To see what he could see

To see what he could see

To see what he could see

And when he got over the mountain

And when he got over the mountain

And when he got over the mountain

What do you think he saw?

What do you think he saw?

What do you think he saw?

A bullet in his brain

A bullet in his brain

A bullet in his brain

- Pow!

- Pow!

Have you seen this? This is the video

of that cat getting flushed down a toilet.

Look.

Fat kid does karate.

Homeless man drop-kicks pedestrian.

Have you seen this one?

I don't have a phone.

First graders have cell phones.

Get a phone.

Cell phones emit

electromagnetic radiation.

Radiation affects brainwaves,

attention levels, testosterone.

I'm not worried about my testosterone.

I'm worried about you.

What if somebody needs

to get in touch with you?

- What somebody?

- What if there's an emergency?

- What emergency?

- I'm... the emergency is hypothetical.

I'm hypothesizing that at some point

you might need to get in touch

- with a member of the human race.

- Nah. I have a dog.

Speaking of dogs, do you remember

when we spray-painted

that Cocker Spaniel

that lived next door?

I remember being grounded for 17 months.

One time...

when the old man was changing

his carburetor on that piece of shit C10,

I threw a golf ball

at a bottle of Pennzoil.

Direct hit. His face was covered

in transmission fluid.

You're lucky the old man

didn't choke you with the fan belt.

I was lucky that you were

always there to save my ass.

To my big brother. Welcome back.

Are we there yet?

- I have to pee.

- You're a peeing machine.

You... Are you okay?

Are you experiencing kidney failure?

Do you need dialysis? Seriously. Why is it

that women need to pee every 17 miles?

Can we just find a gas station?

Honey, we are going camping,

not antiquing.

At some point, you're gonna have

to tinkle amongst the trees.

Come here.

I want to go antiquing.

Walter, I didn't mean to leave you

with your dick in your hand

with the Rothman account.

Yeah, no, something came up.

I'm not gonna be back

in the office till Monday.

Tell Bridget...

make sure Bridget confirms the conference

call and CCs me on the invoice.

This too.

Thanks.

Oh, sorry.

It'll die. Eventually.

His battery? It'll run out.

- I was hoping he wouldn't get reception.

- Yeah. No outlets in the woods.

He'd better hope I don't feed

that phone to my dog.

Can I have the bathroom key?

I thought you guys said

you'd been here before.

When we were kids. I guess

there's been some budget cuts.

- Well, how can they close a state park?

- They can't.

Little chain-link never stopped

the Neary family.

Isn't there, like, a fine or something

if someone catches us?

There's nobody here. The place is dead.

10 years old, front tooth

is loose but won't come out.

Dad hands me that model 70,

and the recoil knocks my tooth right out.

From that day forward, Dad always

called this rifle the Tooth Fairy.

I hate that gun.

Come here. Come on.

Walnut stock, mauser action.

I'll take Dad's old Winny

any day of the week.

Old is the operative word.

You stick with your iron sights.

I'm going with an EBR-2B HD zoom radical

with a 75-yard Parallax setting

and real-time ballistic calibration.

That's not hunting. That's cheating.

Look at that. Map says

there's a kid's museum.

- Kiddie museum?

- What trail are we taking?

We don't follow the trails.

We follow the animals.

Well, I'll follow you.

I'm directionally challenged.

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Christopher Denham

Christopher Denham is an American actor, film director, writer, and producer. He directed Home Movie (2008) and is best known for his role in Argo (2012) more…

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