Several college students attending freshman orientation get placed in a dorm where a psychiatrist years ago performed bizarre experiments on children suffering from mental disorders. Not surprisingly, his body was never found after his reported demise. Also not a shock, all of our youngsters have some secret that affects their psyche to some extent, more than your typical teenage angst. Characters begin to disappear and meet their ends in bloody and imaginative fashion, and it's up to the remaining students to solve the mystery and end the terror before there is no one left.
There is little new here, and that does lessen the suspense to a certain degree, but there is more to enjoy that to hate. The acting is above average for a film like this, it looks good, there is a creepy atmosphere present throughout most of the film, and the villain and death scenes are good enough to hold your attention. It goes without saying the characters are not exactly well-developed, but if that was a concern, surely you wouldn't be considering watching this. It's passable evening entertainment that, quite frankly, is still better than recent horror at the theater, and it's more than worth a rental.