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The Standoff At Sparrow Creek

Ex-cop must identify killer in his militia to stop violence after a mass shooting


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"The Standoff at Sparrow Creek" is a tense and unpredictable mystery-thriller directed by Henry Dunham. The film follows a former cop-turned-militia man, Gannon, who investigates a shooting at a police funeral. As he realizes that the killer belongs to the same militia he joined after quitting the force, Gannon quarantines his fellow militiamen in the remote lumber mill they call their headquarters and sets about a series of interrogations to ferret out the killer. The film is well-told, and the violence is used effectively to heighten the suspense. The cast, led by James Badge Dale as Gannon, delivers strong performances that keep the audience engaged throughout. Overall, "The Standoff at Sparrow Creek" is a satisfying film that should appeal to fans of the mystery-thriller genre.



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After a mass shooting at a police funeral, ex-cop Gannon realizes that the killer belongs to the same militia he joined when he quit the force. Knowing they will be number one on the suspect list and the police will be closing in fast, Gannon calls his fellow militiamen to a remote lumber mill to lie low while working out a plan. Once there, he uses any means necessary to identify the killer and stop the violence before it escalates out of control.

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