Do you dare join the babysitter in Uncork’d Entertainment’s The Nursery?


Uncork’d Entertainment’s The Nursery is a chilling experience you won’t soon forget. Be sure to keep the lights on. Ready to welcome the babysitter?

Directors: Christopher A. Micklos, Jay Sapiro
Writer: Christopher A. Micklos
Cast: Emmaline Friederichs, Madeline Conway, Carly Rae James Sauer.

Synopsis: When Ranae agrees to babysit for a family with a tragic past, a run-of-the-mill Saturday night quickly turns into a confrontation with unspeakable horror.


This is the very first feature length movie that Micklos, Sapiro and Glen Jung have done together. You can tell by the fact they raised funds for the project on Indiegogo that it was a passion of their’s to complete it.

When they sent me the screener to review, they sent a warning to watch with a few pillows as I’d need them to hide behind. It’s true this is going to unnerve a few viewers due to the nature of the movie, and from a few scenes

We start with Ranae, going to babysit for a family. We find out her mom died a few years before. To be honest, I am not sure why we’re told this as it really doesn’t need to be in film — unless showing her vulnerability.

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The family she’s babysitting for seems okay and nothing to worry about. However, it’s not long after they go out that Ranae falls asleep and has a weird dream (mind blowing and totally confusing).

Her friends soon show up, giving her moral support, and then things really do heat up. A disturbing scene on the baby cam sends everyone splitting up, which is never a good idea in a horror movie! Then the killings begin…

The killings are utterly brutal and bloody, everything you want in a horror and for a paranormal  one, this is really good to see. Though to be honest, it becomes a little predictable as the movie progresses. Can you guess who is going to be killed next?

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We find out the house is haunted, not just by the parents nine year old daughter who died of drowning in mysterious circumstances,  but by something else evil too. (I won’t give it away as it would spoil the whole thing for you).

The cast is good, characters are the usual, some you love and some you’ll be rejoicing at when the evil spirit gets them, but it isn’t a huge flaw in the movie.

The only downfall is the spirit itself looks like they have taken Samara from The Ring and just added a bit more horror makeup. This is a bit disappointing as it would be good to see something a bit more original from them considering their heart and soul went into making this.

This I know, people will be asking their friends if they have seen it yet. The Nursery is coming to VOD June 5 and home video Aug. 7 from Uncork’d Entertainment.

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