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Boredom stifles 'Cabin Fever'
Boredom stifles 'Cabin Fever'

Terrified ethnophobes spouting off about the supposed health danger posed by the displaced Central American child refugees might want to avoid "Cabin Fever: Patient Zero." The third movie in a completely useless horror franchise started by Eli Roth, this slack, dumb prequel posits that the flesh-decimating virus that gave effects artists so much work in the first two films comes from the Dominican Republic. In parallel stories of surpassing boredom there's a drug-fueled bachelor-party boat trip to a secluded island and a hidden research bunker on the same island where study of the virus (in the form of unaffected carrier Sean Astin) is about to go sideways. Director Kaare...

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