|Directed by:||Anthony DiBlasi|
|Written by:||Anthony DiBlasi; Scott Poiley|
|Produced by:||Scott Poiley; Mary Lankford Poiley; Michael Finn; Melissa Gruver; Steven Shea; Andy Henry|
|Music by:||Adam Barber|
|Cinematography:||Austin F. Schmidt|
|Edited by:||Anthony DiBlasi|
|Distributed by:||Skyra Entertainment|
|Released:||October 25th, 2014|
|Running time:||90 min.|
Last Shift is an American independent feature film of the supernatural thriller genre, with an emphasis on cults, ghosts, and Satanism. It was directed by Anthony DiBlasi with a screenplay written by DiBlasi and Scott Poiley. It was produced by Skyra Entertainment and first screened at the FrightFest Film Festival in London, England on October 25th, 2014. The film stars Juliana Harkavy as Jessica Loren - a rookie police officer who is assigned the task of taking the final shift at a police station before it is closed down. Loren learns about a mass suicide that took place at the station a year earlier, which involved a cult led by John Michael Paymon. As the night carries on, Loren is haunted by the spirits of the cult members, as well as their victims.
Cast[edit | edit source]
|Juliana Harkavy||Jessica Loren|
|Joshua Mikel||John Michael Paymon|
|Hank Stone||Grip Cohen|
|J. LaRose||Patrick Black|
|Sarah Sculco||Kitty Paymon|
|Kathryn Kilger||Dorthea Paymon|
|Matt Doman||Officer Ryan Price|
|Lindsi Jeter||Bashed Face Betty|
|Randy Molnar||Steve Loren|
|Jason Fusco||Bio Joe/Paymon follower|
|Scott Poiley||Bio clean ##|
|Jeremy S. Brock||Detective|
|Skyler Poiley||Ghost girl|
|Danielle White||Ghost girl|
|Amber Watson||Ghost girl|
|Ashley Wilson||Ghost girl|
|Erica Lea Shelton||Ghost girl Monica Young|
|Mona Pirnot||Ghost girl|
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- The tagline for this film is "All hail the King of Hell". Another tagline is "Fear the ones left behind".
- Last Shift (2014) redirects to this page.
- There are a total of twenty credited cast members in this movie.
- Last Shift was filmed in Sanford, Florida.
- Last Shift was released to video-on-demand on October 6th, 2015. It was distributed through Magnet Releasing.
- This movie was released the same year as Annabelle, Devil's Due, Out of the Dark and The Purge: Anarchy.
- Director Anthony DiBlasi drew influence from the 1976 action film Assault on Precinct 13, which was directed by noted horror film icon John Carpenter.
- The figure of Paimon is based on an actual demonic spirit of folklore, who is reputed to be one of three kings. The mythology of Paimon also plays a major role in the 2018 film Hereditary.
- Director and screenwriter Anthony DiBlasi also worked on the 2009 horror film Book of Blood, which was a screen adaptation of two framing stories by author Clive Barker, which appear in volumes 1 and 5 of his Books of Blood series.
- Actress Mary Lankford Poiley is credited as Mary Lankford in the end credits. She is also a producer on this film.
- Actors Juliana Harkavy and Joshua Mikel have both appeared on episodes of AMC's The Walking Dead, though not in the same episodes. Harkavy played a character named Alisha in season four, and Mikel played a character named Jared in seasons seven and eight.
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Cult | Cult leader | Cultist | Detective | Disfigurement | Ghosts | Gunshot victims | Hangings | Head injuries | Jail | Mask | Occult | Police officer | Police station | Profanity | Satanism | Shot in the head | Smoking | Suicide