Thomas Calabro

Review: 'Locker 13' anthology film recovers at the end

Review: 'Locker 13' anthology film recovers at the end

The middling "Locker 13" is a "Twilight Zone"-like anthology of quasi-chilling stories mostly unified by an unlucky little storage closet and the theme of choices and consequences.

Featuring five short yarns, each spun out by its own writer and director, the film takes a decidedly old-fashioned approach to situation and character. The result is an alternately creaky and intriguing ride, one of earnest ambition and dashed potential.

More consistent is the array of knowing performances, led by the dependable Jon Gries ("Napoleon Dynamite") as Archie, a western-themed tourist park manager who wryly relates the film's first four cautionary tales to...

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