Nightmare Code is a thought-provoking suspenseful sci-fi thriller film with a fantastic live, realistic viewpoint and tie-in to our modern computer era.
Starting with a terrible event, the film turns into a slow burn which is essential to the view of a coder’s life. Stick with it, just as you get settled in, you’ll slowly be introduced to clues as the story unfolds. Playing on current technology fears along with conspiracy theories about data collecting, tracking, behavior recognition and modification, it ties in ideas of body energy and ghosts.
You’ll discover what happens to the ensemble cast as their characters deal with job challenges including coding frustrations, deadlines, the possibility of being expendable, and the realization of their coding results being valuable and used for the greater good or as a weapon. All entwined with life challenges of lost time with family, relationship issues and temptations.
This film isn’t for the faint of heart as it envelopes some of the characters’ desperation and impending doom.
Directed by Mark Netter, Nightmare Code features the charismatic Andrew J. West (The Walking Dead) as computer programmer Brett Desmond, Mei Melancon, Googy Gress, Ivan Shaw, Nicholas Guest, Caitlyn Folley, Bret Roberts, Tonya Kay, Albert Thakur, Regi Huc, Jamie Parker ,Paul Yen ,Wes Whitehead, Jamie Van Dyke, Steve Bralver, Erika Schickel, Isabella Cuda, Jamie Wollrab, and Steve Rizzo.
I preferred not to look at the trailer prior to watching the movie. Made for a more surprising experience. If you don’t care about spoilers, take a look at the official trailer below:
Nightmare Code has been released on VOD (rent or buy from iTunes, Google Play & Vudu!) with a DVD release on November 27, 2015.