Friday, December 9, 2022

Tag: Horror

Bones and All (2022)

Title: Bones and All
Rating: R
Directed by: Luca Guadagnino
Written by: David Kajganich
Based on the novel by: Camille DeAngelis
Starring: Taylor Russell, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg, André Holland, Chloë Sevigny, David Gordon Green, Jessica Harper, Jake Horowitz, and Mark Rylance
Release Date: 11/23/2022
Running Time: 130 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?

The story of first love between Maren, a young woman learning how to survive on the margins of society, and Lee, an intense and disenfranchised drifter; a liberating road odyssey of two young people coming into their own, searching for identity and chasing beauty in a perilous world that cannot abide who they are.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe and Frank for this submission


Menu, The (2022)

Title: The Menu
Rating: R
Directed by: Mark Mylod
Written by: Seth Reiss and Will Tracy
Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicholas Hoult, Hong Chau, Janet McTeer, Reed Birney, Judith Light, Paul Adelstein, Aimee Carrero, Arturo Castro, Rob Yang, Mark St. Cyr, and John Leguizamo
Release Date: 11/18/2022
Running Time: 106 minutes

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IMDb

What did you think of this film?

A couple, Margot (Anya Taylor-Joy) and Tyler (Nicholas Hoult), travel to a coastal island in the Pacific Northwest to eat at an exclusive restaurant, Hawthorn, where the reclusive, globally celebrated Chef Julian Slowik (Ralph Fiennes) has prepared a lavish tasting menu for select special guests. Joining the couple are three young, already inebriated tech bros, Bryce (Rob Yang), Soren (Arturo Castro) and Dave (Mark St. Cyr), an older wealthy couple and repeat clients, Anne and Richard (Judith Light and Reed Birney), renowned restaurant critic Lillian Bloom (Janet McTeer) and her slavish magazine editor Ted (Paul Adelstein), and a famous middle-aged movie star (John Leguizamo) with his assistant Felicity (Aimee Carrero). Hosted by the immaculately dressed front of house staff led by general Elsa (Hong Chau), the evening unfolds with increasing tension at each of the guest tables as secrets are revealed and unexpected courses are served. With wild and violent events occurring, Slowik’s motivation begins to rattle the diners as it becomes increasingly apparent that his elaborate menu is designed to catalyze to a shocking finale.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Javier and Frank for this submission


Lair, The (2022)

Title: The Lair
Rating: NR
Directed by: Neil Marshall
Written by: Charlotte Kirk and Neil Marshall
Starring: Jonathan Howard, Charlotte Kirk, and Jamie Bamber
Release Date: 10/28/2022
Running Time: 90 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?

When Royal Air Force pilot Lt. Kate Sinclair is shot down over Afghanistan, she finds refuge in an abandoned underground bunker where deadly man-made biological weapons – half human, half alien – are awakened.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Prey for the Devil (2022)

Title: Prey for the Devil
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Daniel Stamm
Written by: Robert Zappia, Todd R. Jones, and Earl Richey Jones
Starring: Jacqueline Byers, Colin Salmon, Christian Navarro, Lisa Palfrey, Nicholas Ralph, with Ben Cross, and Virginia Madsen
Release Date: 10/28/2022
Running Time: 93 minutes

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IMDb

What did you think of this film?

Sister Ann (Jacqueline Byers) believes she is answering a calling to be the first female exorcist… but who, or what, called her? In response to a global rise in demonic possessions, Ann seeks out a place at an exorcism school reopened by the Catholic Church. Until now these schools have only trained priests in the Rite of Exorcism – but a professor (Colin Salmon) recognizes Sister Ann’s gifts and agrees to train her. Thrust onto the spiritual frontline with fellow student Father Dante (Christian Navarro), Sister Ann finds herself in a battle for the soul of a young girl, who Sister Ann believes is possessed by the same demon that tormented her own mother years ago. Determined to root out the evil, Ann soon realizes the Devil has her right where he wants her.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In memory of Ben Cross

Special thanks to Tony for this submission


Slayers (2022)*

Title: Slayers
Rating: R
Directed by: K. Asher Levin
Written by: Zack Imbrogno and K. Asher Levin
Starring: Thomas Jane, Kara Hayward, Malin Akerman, and Abigail Breslin
Release Date: 10/21/2022
Running Time: 88 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?

A group of superstar influencers are drawn to a reclusive billionaire’s mansion only to find themselves trapped in the lair of an evil vampire. The only way out is to be saved by a famous online gamer and an old school vampire hunter.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Loneliest Boy in the World, The (2022)

Title: The Loneliest Boy in the World
Rating: R
Directed by: Martin Owen
Written by: Piers Ashworth
Starring: Max Harwood, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Susan Wokoma, Evan Ross, Ben Miller, Ashley Benson, and Jacob Sartorius
Release Date: 10/14/2022
Running Time: 90 minutes

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IMDb

What did you think of this film?

When the sheltered and unsocialized Oliver (Max Harwood) is tasked with making new friends after the sudden and devastating death of his mother, he decides that digging a few up (literally) might be his best bet. However, when he awakens the morning after his excavating escapades, he discovers that his newly acquired friends have mysteriously come to life overnight, launching them all into a series of misadventures as they try to keep their secret safe from neighbors, bullies, and social workers alike.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In Loving Memory of
Cherry
Our Pup
My Best Friend


Halloween Ends (2022)

Title: Halloween Ends
Rating: R
Directed by: David Gordon Green
Written by: Paul Brad Logan, Chris Bernier, Danny McBride, and David Gordon Green
Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Andi Matichak, James Jude Courtney, Will Patton, Rohan Campbell, and Kyle Richards
Release Date: 10/14/2022
Running Time: 111 minutes

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IMDb

What did you think of this film?

Four years after the events of last year’s Halloween Kills, Laurie is living with her granddaughter Allyson (Andi Matichak) and is finishing writing her memoir. Michael Myers hasn’t been seen since. Laurie, after allowing the specter of Michael to determine and drive her reality for decades, has decided to liberate herself from fear and rage and embrace life. But when a young man, Corey Cunningham (Rohan Campbell), is accused of killing a boy he was babysitting, it ignites a cascade of violence and terror that will force Laurie to finally confront the evil she can’t control, once and for all.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

In Memory of Anthony Woodle 1991 – 2020

Special thanks to Michael (no relation) for this submission


My Best Friend’s Exorcism (2022)

Title: My Best Friend’s Exorcism
Rating: R
Directed by: Damon Thomas
Written by: Jenna Lamia
Based on the novel by: Grady Hendrix
Starring: Elsie Fisher, Amiah Miller, Rachel Ogechi Kanu, Cathy Ang, Clayton Royal Johnson, and Christopher Lowell
Release Date: 9/30/2022
Running Time: 97 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?

Teen best friends Abby and Gretchen grapple with an otherworldly demon that takes up residence in Gretchen’s body.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Devil’s Workshop (2022)*

Title: Devil’s Workshop
Rating: R
Directed by: Chris von Hoffmann
Written by: Chris von Hoffmann
Starring: Radha Mitchell, Timothy Granaderos, and Emile Hirsch
Release Date: 9/30/2022
Running Time: 86 minutes

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IMDb

What did you think of this film?

Struggling actor Clayton (Timothy Granaderos) is desperate for a role as a demonologist. He contacts Eliza (Radha Mitchell), an expert in devil lore, to help him prepare and spends the weekend at her home. Eliza forces Clayton to confront his troubling past, perform dark rituals, and sacrifice a goat. Does she want to help Clayton, seduce him—or destroy him?


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Smile (2022)

Title: Smile
Rating: R
Directed by: Parker Finn
Written by: Parker Finn
Starring: Sosie Bacon, Jessie T. Usher, Kyle Gallner, Robin Weigert, Caitlin Stasey, Kal Penn, and Rob Morgan
Release Date: 9/30/2022
Running Time: 115 minutes

Official Site
IMDb

What did you think of this film?

After witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient, Dr. Rose Cotter (Sosie Bacon) starts experiencing frightening occurrences that she can’t explain. As an overwhelming terror begins taking over her life, Rose must confront her troubling past in order to survive and escape her horrifying new reality.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Robert and Valerie for this submission


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