Horror

LFF 2020: Interview with Jennifer Sheridan, Director of Rose

Just a few hours before the world premiere of her debut feature Rose: A Love Story we spoke with it's director about how to create a realistic vampire story, parallels with Covid, and Steven Spielberg You can read the interview below, or give it a watch if you like more ramble https://youtu.be/eDxmoBD1MYc D: I'm sure this isn't how you imagined premiering a film but can you still celebrate?J: It's not not at all what I expected to be honest with you, but I'm just grateful to be in the festival and that people are watching it. I can't believe people…
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LFF 2020 Review: Rose

A unique take on an old tale, Rose is a smart vampire story with both relevance and bite Gripped by a mysterious illness that causes her to have a violent thirst for blood, Rose and her husband Sam live an isolated life together in a cabin deep in the woods. With a carefully planned routine they've built a home in which they can live safely and without public attention - but their refuge is put at risk when a stranger comes into their lives. Reading like a horror but presenting as a carefully played out study of a relationship -…
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LFF 2020 Review: The Intruder

A voice over actress is haunted by whispering figures in Argentine psycho-thriller El Prófugo (The Intruder) Erica Rivas plays Inés, an actress and singer in Buenos Aires who splits her time between recording Spanish language dub of foreign films and performing with a female classical choir. After suffering a trauma at the start of the film Inés starts to notice odd things happening around her. Her sound engineer can hear odd whisperings in the background of her recordings which no technology can explain, and she starts to have vivid nightmares and hallucinations which bleed into her everyday life. A superstitious…
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Are you ready to get Freaky? – New Trailer

A brand new trailer for Freaky starring Vince Vaughn The 'Freaky Friday' body swap is a concept we have all become very familiar with over the years. The idea of two people swapping bodies, having to live the day in the others persons body has been used to great comedic effect in dozens of films. While some are occasionally painful to watch, a majority of them have proved to be very successful in the comedy genre. One of the most famous examples of this was in the 2003 film Freaky Friday starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsey Lohan, where a…
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Antebellum – Can Janelle Monae escape this Nightmare?

https://youtu.be/7JajaYb98-0 This is the latest from Lionsgate and the producers of Get Out and Us. I definitely got the 'Get Out' vibe from this trailer. Horror films were starting to get a bit stale over the last few years but this may be an emerging formula here, which is keeping it mostly grounded in a very normal reality. This makes it almost immediately more relatable to us and therefore heightens the scares when they come. I also got a small hint of 'The Handmaiden's Tale' from this where it seems regular women were being held captive and told to forget…
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