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Homunculus: More of a Romance Drama than a Psychological Horror

In theory, to hear both, Hideo Yamamoto and Takashi Shimizu in a same sentence sounds like an exciting project with lots of potential and that’s what we have in here, sadly it’s only that.

Susumu Nakoshi is a homeless guy, who lives in his car, you can usually find him in a park in Shinjiku, close to a luxury hotel/restaurant.

Medical school student, Manabu Ito, takes interest in him, because Nakoshi lives right in between the two sides of a coin: luxury and poverty.

He offers him a new reason to live, to volunteer in a experiment where he could open his third eye through trepanation and be able to feel again.

After the surgery, he starts seeing people, only with his left eye, as monsters, as distorted humans.

Ito tells him that are “homunculus”, the visualization from deep within the mind, the darkest feelings they have and try to hide and he is able to communicate with them.

The cast and their performances are strong, cinematography it’s good and in general it’s a very stylish film, but we have two big problems here.

The first one, if you haven’t read the manga, time to time doesn’t make sense, feels rushed and without a proper storyline; just the plot and characters are all over the place.
It has too many plot holes, many questions with just a few answers.

The second, it does makes you feel that you must have to read the manga to understand some “whys” and to fill some of the plot holes, but sadly, if you know the manga, you are going to be extremely disappointed with this adaptation, because not only changes the essence of Nakoshi and Ito, but the whole point of this story.

“Homunculus” it’s a story heavy in the psychological and philosophical areas, it makes you feel disgusted, angry, sad, emphatic.

Humans are complex, to try to understand the very concept of this it’s really hard but trying to summarize it in 116 minutes it’s just crazy and that’s why we ended up with something that seems more of a soap opera drama than the very complex and rich artwork that Yamamoto delivered.

This had so much more potential to be a series, I hope someone else tries to do it again and without restrictions because, easily, 90% of the manga was censored.

As a fan of the manga, I’m heartbroken and as a fan of asian cinema in general, I’m confused and disappointed.

Hopefully when we hear these names again, they will be attached to a better project.

WARNING 

These are spoilers for those who have read the manga and want to know the biggest differences between them:

  • Nakoshi is not poor, never goes under plastic surgery, it’s friends with Ken and it’s amnesic. Nanako and him were living together, he doesn’t go crazy with the trepanations and has a happy ending with a girl.
  • Ito looks more like an idol, his only problem is with his father because his father loved more a gold fish. Crossdressing and transgender issues are nonexistent. Makes a huge experiment with Nakoshi and “Nanako” leaving both of them amnesic. He is the one who goes crazy with trepanations, sew his eye and commits suicide.
  • Nanako and Nakoshi are a couple, they live together, she suffers a miscarriage and start fighting in the street where a car runs over her and dies. The girl in the car feels guilty, wants to forget and gets a trepanation, she and Nakoshi believed she was Nanako, after they found out the truth, decided to run away together and start knowing each other as Nakoshi and Chihiro; that’s the ending.
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Night in Paradise it’s not a gangster movie, it’s a movie with gangsters in it

When we talk about Park Hoon-jung, we talk about a storyteller.

Night in Paradise tells us the story of Tae-gu and Jae-yeon; their lives end up intertwined for a bigger purpose, without knowing it (nor planning it), but they share something in common: the loss of their families in the hands of gangsters and with that, the loss of desire to live.

Tae-gu from the gangsters perspective, where he is just a pawn in his boss game, the guilt consuming him and the desire of revenge as his only life purpose.

You suffer with him the transformation from a loyal, methodic, good-at-what-he-does but still with a heart to a cold-blooded killer, just a shell of a human; still trying to hold on to something, someone worth protecting

Jae-yeon from the gangsters innocent relatives perspective, where she had to witness her whole family die because of his uncle, they were all innocent and her world shattered into millions of pieces.

Now she has to live with her uncle, the one that she hates and wants to see dead. After all she had to endure, she is terminally ill, with less than a month to live, she doesn’t care about anything anymore and continually plays with the idea of ending her life once for all.

They cross paths when Tae-gu avenges the deaths of his sister and niece and has to fly to Jeju Island, to live undercover for a week, with Jae-yon’s uncle.

This super stylish noir brings us a breathtaking cinematography by the hand of Kim Young-ho, every shot, every frame you can just print it and hang it in your living room; the color palette is simply exquisite.

At the beginning we can see a nod to master Wong Kar-wai with the lighting choice he made to introduce us to this world; after that the colors are cold, even the warm ones looks like they are behind a sun screen, because they look a bit gray, washed out, even dirtier to set the tone of what and who we are watching.

Not only the cinematography is a state of the art, but the music accompanies perfectly the sequences, Mowg guides us through the whole rollercoaster this film is.

Is not a happy story or about remarkable people, but is a story about life and death and what we do with them, a story that is predictable, you know what is going to happen but you are so immerse in their world that, nonetheless, you enjoy the journey.

Hoon-jung usually gives us a really slow first half in his movies, so you can meet the characters, the background stories and even empathize with them; the second half on the other hand is the messy, passionate one, where all the contained emotions explode and nothing can stop what is about to happen.

I could split the movie in 4 scenes: 

The opening scene with all the prisoners, all the yellow lighting working perfectly at introducing us to this world; 

Tae-gu sitting on the street, emotionless, the camera focusing in the rain drops hitting the ground, haunting music with a car accident as background;

Tae-gu in the car, fighting for his life, face up, with mixed emotions between terror, courage and resignation at the same time while a melody of despair, sounds in the background making us feel hopeless and

The last scene, in the ocean, a bright one again, giving us a fulfilling feeling even if is not the happiest, is how things should be.

These scenes are tied by rain, rain is in important parts of the movie, when something is about to change, you can see is raining.

And what is the rain? Water in the form of droplets that have condensed and then become heavy enough to fall under gravity… that’s what we have in Night in Paradise, small decisions and events that have cluster and become a ticking bomb with just one possible outcome.

And of course, after the storm comes the calm and while we see the credits roll, we can enjoy really bright and warm shots with vivid colors, what we didn’t have through the whole film, finally wrapping up with the sense that “life goes on”.

The excellent performances of Uhm Tae-goo and Jeon Yeo-been made this story really worth of being told.

Park Hoon-jung keeps surprising us, this time with a full circle story (some words at the beginning that will make sense towards the end) and what it feels something like poetic justice.

Next Entertainment World, we will be waiting for a special edition release, because this needs to be in our personal collection.

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Fan of The Boys? – Check out Robert Kirkman’s Invincible on Amazon Prime

The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman is back with Invincible, a new ultra-violent animated series on Amazon Prime – and it’s damn good!

Invincible tells the story of Mark Grayson (Steven Yeun) a seemingly normal teenager and son of Omni-Man, an extraterrestrial superhero with Earth-shattering powers. Eventually, Mark will inherit his father’s abilities and join him in fighting crime and laser-beaming people in half. He starts to realise, that his father, the most powerful being on the planet isn’t the hero everyone thinks he is. He might just be just like a version of Homelander -only with a Tom Selleck moustache (That’s a fantastic combination). Heads will roll. Guts will spill.

Omni-Man

And, man, what a fantastic cast. We have Steven Yeun, J.K. Simmons, Sandra Oh, Mark Hamill, Zachary Quinto, Seth Rogen, Clancy Brown, Walton Goggins and loads more.


And Amazon Prime caught me again. I thought I was sitting down to the full first season. Nope. There were only three episodes which left me with a thirst for more. Thanks for that Amazon. So now the wait begins for episode 4. I can’t wait. I am really enjoying it.

Invincible first appeared in an issue of Savage Dragon in 2002. It then got its own series and was published in 2003. It ended in 2017 after 144 issues.

If you fancy yourself some adult animation and beautiful gratuitous ultra-violence then stop what you’re doing and go and check out Robert Kirkman’s Invincible on Amazon Prime Video.

How long until the news is announced that we will get a live-action version or spin-off movie? I’ll give it one month.

Season one consists of 8-episodes. Only 3 episodes have been released so far. It’s up to you, check it out now and wait weekly or starve yourself so you can binge it in its entirety. Either way, I hope you enjoy it.

As always, thanks for reading.

Words by GG
Founder/Owner/BigCheese @ Moviehooker
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New Asian Films You Should Know About (Japan & South Korea)

We are back again with another brand new list of films for you all. This list will focus on Asian films that I think you should know about. I hope you enjoy it.

For this list we just focus on new upcoming releases from Japan and South Korea. Stay tuned for a new list of movies from different parts of asia including indonesia, India, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam. Let’s get to it!

THE FABLE

New Asian Movies You Should Know About 2021 Moviehooker List The Fable

Based on a manga series of the same name, The Fable tells the story of a legendary hitman called Akira, known to everyone else as The Fable.

After years of hard work, killing and commitment, Akira is ordered to take some much-needed time off to relax.

With a part-time job at a design company, Akira’s assassin days seem to be a thing of the past. But his past comes back to haunt him when he finds out that another assassin named Suzuki is targeting someone at the company.

THE CINDERELLA ADDICTION (Melancholy)

Written and directed by Ryohei Watanabe (Shady, Sailor Zombies).

The story of a woman who loses everything she has in one single night and finds herself at the end of the line.

After falling in love again in what seems like a fairytale setting, she commits a horrendous and vicious crime that couldn’t be further from the new life she believes she is leading.

And what a fantastically creepy poster!

BRAVE: GUNJYO SENKI

A group of elite archery students find themselves thrown back in time to the 1500s’ Samurai-era Sengoku Japan.

Not only must they battle ancient samurai warriors but they are about to enter the famous Battle of Okehazama

Also based on a manga series of the same name.

RIDE OR DIE (no poster available)

Ride or Die is a new Japanese murder mystery movie with a crazy psychotic female thinking killing is ok…if you’re doing it for love.

The film focuses or two women, Rei and Nanae. Rei has been in love with Nanae for as long as she can remember.

Things take a crazy turn when Rei kills someone saying she done it in the name of love for Nanae.

Although terrified of Rei, Nanae still risks everything to save Rei from herself and from hurting others.

HOMUNCULUS

New Asian Movies You Should Know About Homunculus Moviehooker Movie List

Based on a hugely successful Manga of the same name and from the creator of ICHI THE KILLER.

Homunculus tells the story of a 34-year-old homeless man Susumu Nakoshi who agrees to undergo an experiment to earn some much-needed cash.

He agrees to have a hole drilled in the centre of his head in a procedure known as trepanation. This experimental and highly dangerous procedure opens up parts of the brain and improves its functions beyond normal human capacity.

After awakening from the operation, he finds that he can now see two different sides to people through each eye. Through one eye, he sees what we see but with his left eye, he sees a much darker, evil and sinister version of that person. He learns that what he is seeing is the dark side of someones dark sub-conscious.

Described as extreme psychological horror. And guess what? it is coming to Netflix this April.

SIGNAL THE MOVIE

Signal (series poster)

South Korean series, Signal is a hugely popular time-bending detective drama about cops on the hunt for a serial killer.

I am guessing you will wanna watch series before you delve into the movie. Both seasons are now available on Netflix.

Like Bong Joon Ho’s Memories of Murder, Signal deals with the same serial killer that inspired Joon’ Ho’s classic.

UNDERDOG

Underdog New Asian Movies You Should Know About

Underdog tells the story of three boxers all from different backgrounds; A struggling boxer, a boxer who grew up in an orphanage and one who is getting a documentary made about him for a comeback fight.

A sports drama infused with some amazing fighting choreography and action.

THE LEGACY OF DR DEATH: BLACK FILE

New Asian Movies You Should Know About Legacy Of Dr Death: Black File

A new Japanese serial killer drama about a doctor who killed his patients. Based on the true story of a doctor who euthanised over 130 patients

Based on the novel The Legacy of Dr. Death by Shichiri Nakayama. Directed by Yoshihiro Fukagawa

That’s it for this list. We hope we have hooked you up with some new future-viewing. As always, thanks for reading.

Article by GG
Founder/Owner/BigCheese @ Moviehooker.  
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TV Shows You May Have Missed

A New List Of TV Shows You May Have Missed

Check out our brand new list of excellent TV shows that may have missed and slipped under the radar for some.

No Man’s Land

No Man's Land

As tense as they come, No Man’s Land is a terrific production between France & Turkey. It deals with a group of female Kurdish resistance fighters who dedicate their lives on the frontline fighting ISIS.

After seeing a video of a suicide bombing online, Antoine drops everything and goes in search of his presumably dead sister, Anna.

Season one has just wrapped after 8-episodes. A very powerful series with excellent character development, making you understand the choices of each individual character and how they arrived at where they are.

Little Drummer Girl

Little Drummer Girl

Another one I am late to the game with. Little Drummer Girl is directed by none other than Park Chan Wook (Oldboy). Starring Florence Pugh, Alexander Skarsgård and Michael Shannon

An actress is recruited by a secret spy agency to infiltrate a terrorist organisation. Her role: to become the ex-girlfriend of a wanted terrorist and gather intel.

Full of top-notch performances but yet again Florence Pugh steals the show. After her intense performance as Danni in Midsommar, she continues to show growing-strength in every role she is choosing. Without a doubt, my favourite actress at the minute.

The Outsider

The Outsider

Based on a novel by Stephen King and starring Jason Bateman. The Outsider was a hugely popular HBO series that got released last year.

Multiple eyewitnesses claim to have seen a blood-soaked killer in the same area a brutal killing of a young boy has taken place. The cops soon realise that something otherworldly and more sinister is at work.

A solid series that does sort of drag out a bit but still well worth your time and commitment.

Sharp Objects

Sharp Objects

Sharp Objects follows reporter, Camille. After fleeing her small town, its horrible memories and her controlling mother, she is forced back home to cover the story of a murdered kid. It doesn’t take long to notice why she left as her memories start to flood back which is deeply affecting her mental state.

In a way, Sharp Objects reminded me a little of Martha Marcy May Marlene in the way the flashbacks are told.

The Act

The Act

I just fucking knew that it was going to be bleak (I mean, look at that poster…deranged!). No monsters, no zombies, ghosts or vampires, this award-winning series deals with something way scarier than any fictional monster – humans…and based on a shocking true story as well.

Patricia Arquette plays the mother of Gypsy Rose, a young kid who has every sort of illness imaginable. She is wheelchair-bound, fed through a tube in her stomach and has to sleep with oxygen masks covering her whole face. As well as all of the above-mentioned, she has serious life-threatening allergies. But, maybe her daughter ain’t as sick as she seems

As well as Patricia Arquette giving us a terrifying performance as Dee Dee Blanchard, Joey King, who plays the daughter, Gypsy Rose is every bit as good. Both of them together is one of the strongest TV duos in recent memory.

That’s it for this list of TV Shows You May Have Missed. Hope we have hooked you up with some nice binge-worthy material. As always, thanks for reading.

Article by GG
Founder/Owner/BigCheese @ Moviehooker
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Sleepless Beauty Film Review: Not so much torture but it has an amazing animation

It begins with an ambassador’s assassination plot and a chat window that informs us of a new method of getting people to do certain things.

Then we see Mila through different cameras, letting us know she has been chosen for the same group of people from the dark web.

She is just like your average girl next door, so we can empathize with her and feel horrified with what is going to happen.

After she gets kidnapped, story develops in a small room, some sort of dirty bathroom, pretty similar to the one in the fist movie of Saw.

Things get narrated by the incessant chat window and their participants.

We find out that all this is the work of an organization called “Recreation”.

A woman’s voice through a very loud speaker tells us the rules, they are quite simple.

The main one is that sleeping is forbidden, all attempts to sleep will be immediately interrupted.

Her daily schedule is:

8 am Morning Routine

9 am Exercise

11 am Morning Activities

12 pm – 20 hrs Free Time

20 hrs Entertainment Program

21 hrs – 8 am Virtual Reality Immersion

The voice finalizes with “Have a wonderful stay.”

This sets the mood for the whole movie and prepares you for what’s next, sadly falls short.

It’s in the category of torture but it shy away, the torture happens behind scenes and we keep getting close ups of the chat, they still narrate what’s happening or will happen but at the same time it’s just repetitive, so much that at some point I agreed with them, it was boring.

The story itself is intriguing, but it feels that it wasn’t the sleep deprivation or the torture the ones that really messed with the minds of their test subjects, in her case was the procedure and the amazing animation she was watching on a loop.

The animation is incredible, open to interpretation, showing us different ways she was being tortured and constantly forced to “give birth” to monsters, taunting her until she reaches the level of self-harm.

There’s another scene where Mila is running and the location looks quite similar to the one in the beginning of Martyrs, I love the atmosphere, it’s something that the duo Khvaleev/Khaleeva gave us on their past films (III and Involution) and we are used to, this film is no exception.

I wish we could have a subtitled version, because the dubbed one has more than a few issues, the sound mixing was affected by the postproduction dubbing and sometimes between the echo, screams and pronunciation is really hard to understand what they are saying, besides we can’t fully appreciate the performances, which is a shame because it’s well made.

It is a very interesting idea, can’t wait to see their next project.

Stars Polina Davydova.

Sleepless Beauty is already available on VOD and digital platforms, followed by a blu-ray release on November 17.

Trailer:

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Secret Zoo Film Review: A lighthearted comedy that definitely hit the mark

Son Jae-Gon keeps making contributions to the comedy genre (The Man Who Saw Too Much, My Scary Girl, Villain and Widow), now with a trendy but beautiful message in it; in this Globalized World, there is still people with principles who believe we can coexist with Mother Nature.

Even when it has some cliches, you can find some originality in it.

It’s based on the webtoon “I Don’t Bully You” by Hun.

The film begins with Tae-soo, who works in a temp position in a very well-known law firm; he is a bottom feeder there, of course he wants to impress his boss and the opportunity comes as the new Dongsan Park Zoo Director; he has to revitalize the failed zoo in 3 months so that the firm can make more money by selling it to another client, the problem is… there are no animals and he has no budget.

He comes up with the idea of making animal costumes for the staff to wear and fool people, until they make enough money to get their animals back.

They are not doing well until a happy accident happens, a marketing strategy in real life that helps them go viral and start having hundreds of visitors; at times it feels like they are sponsored by certain brand of carbonated drinks, still is funny how people enjoy the show, even when sometimes they are rude.

It seems it would be easy but we need a villain, in this case the Law Firm, which will become greedy and reveal their true plans.

I think by now, we all know what will happen, but is still a really fun ride to see and laugh with the characters; I would see it’s 98% family friendly because it has a few “adult jokes” but nothing outrageous.

I enjoyed the performances, cast is fantastic in their characters, very charming; the animal costumes are incredible well made, they look realistic… I think the polar bear looks more realistic than “Black Nose”, the “real” polar bear (CGI) in the movie.

If you are looking for a fun movie to enjoy, I highly recommend Secret Zoo.

Cast includes: Ahn Jae-Hong, Kang So-ra, Park Yeong-gyu, Kim Sung-oh and Jeon Yeo-been

You can watch it in Korean with subtitles in English and English SDH or dubbed in English.

Secret Zoo it’s already available on VOD and DVD.

Watch the trailer here:

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Need A New Series? Check These Out!

Like the rest of the world at the minute, I have been on a serious TV Series binge.

Most of these I had no idea about so I hope you all will find something to keep you all entertained and sane for a little longer at least! I hope you enjoy it.

8 Days

8 Days is a series about a large asteroid that’s about to hit Europe. It deals with multiple characters as they try to escape a lawless city where everyone has turned to violence to try and survive.

I think this is a realistic

Sløborn

We have another viral outbreak series from Europe. This time, a group of survivors on a island off of the North Coast must try and avoid infection from a deadly new virus that claiming the lives of everyone and everything it infects.

Some of you may have had enough of these types of series’. This was shot before our pandemic hit….and it is scarily realistic.

Der Pass

Der Pass is yet another reimagining of Swedish/Danish crime classic, The Bridge. Only this time, it deals with two cops; one from Germany and one from Austria.

They have changed quite a bit…and for the better too. Previous remakes (English-French, American-Mexican) followed the same formula with the female cop having Aspergers. There is none of that in Der Pass. Pretty much, the similarities stop after they find the body laid out across the German and Austrian border.

A dark and intelligent serial killer drama. The serial killer reminds me of a mix of the Unabomber and Lloyd Christmas from, Dumb & Dumber (only without the comedy).

Biohackers

Biohackers is also from Germany and deals with a group of young students who are trying to change DNA patterns.

This was a bit of a slow start but there are enough interesting characters to keep us watching.

When we know what’s going on, it really takes a dark turn. It is scary in the sense that anyone who has the knowledge to do anything with DNA etc. If they become unhinged and unpredictable, we are all in very big trouble.

The Third Day

Starring Jude Law, Paddy Considine, Emily Watson, John Dagleish and Naomie Harris.

The Third Day is probably the most ambitious tv show in years. The series deals with characters that get stranded on a small English island. The island is only accessible when the tide is out.

So, here is why it is one of the most ambitious tv shows in years. As well as a 6-part series, The Third Day also has an unbelievable 12-hour theatrical special.

Without giving too much away, the series deals with a festival called Osea, the 12-hour special is a live event and it must be the Osea festival in its entirety. I haven’t seen the special yet. Yeah, I know we are all in lockdown…but come on! 12-hours is a bit much. Even if it is broken into two 6-hours parts.

To me, The Third Day was a perfect blend of films like Midsommar, The Wicker Man and Ben Wheatley’s, Kill List.

Each episode is a different season so you have to keep in mind…even though there are weekly episodes, they are set weeks or months apart from the previous episode. The special will tie together and fill in the blanks.

I have to say that Jude Law’s performance was flawless. He really is a superb actor and in The Third Day, he really gives it his all.

Here is a link to the special. Don’t forget you must watch the other episodes first. Actually, I think the order to watch them is 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, SPECIAL, 7
Autumn Part 1
Autumn Part 2

Brave New World

Some of you may like this more than I did…that’s why it makes the list. I mean, it is far from bad, but it just wasn’t for me.

It deals with a new utopian society of people who are all connected to a large system with a wifi contact lense.

This new world has rules though. Basically, all of our feelings that made us human are prohibited and kept at bay by popping numerous pills. Those who are still in the old world are known as Savages and act as a form of entertainment for the new world.

Brave New World stars Alden Ehrenreich, Jessica Brown Findlay and Harry Lloyd.

To The Lake

This series is from Russia and start the lead actor (Kirill Käro) from the fantastic Netflix sci-fi series, Better Than Us.

To The Lake deals with a virus that is rapidly spreading across Russia. Don’t be expecting zombies, this is just a nasty old virus that makes the eyes all crazy.

What I loved about this was that it was set in the country. When shit hits the fan, it’s every man and woman for themselves. I think I got a little bit too much of enjoyment from seeing elderly Russian ladies who look like they could wrestle a bear carrying automatic weapons. They take bad-assery to the the next level…all the way up to 11.

Well, that’s it for this list. I hope I have hooked you up with a new series or two. As always, thanks for reading.

Words by GG
Founder/Owner/BigCheese @ Moviehooker

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Alone Trailer

When an outbreak hits, Aidan barricades himself inside his apartment and starts rationing food. His complex is overrun by infected Screamers, and with the world falling apart into chaos, he is left completely alone fighting for his life.

Starring:
The amazing Donald Sutherland,

Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf, Truth or Dare, Scary Movie V),

Robert Ri’chard (House of Wax),

Summer Spiro (Westworld).

Directed by:
Johnny Martin (Vengeance: A Love Story, Hangman, Delirium)

Release Date:
October 16, 2020 (VOD)
October 20, 2020 (DVD)

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Trailer For New Cult Folk Horror Luz: The Flower Of Evil

Witness the messiah in Luz: The Flower Of Evil. This looks like a treat for fans of cult/folk horror.

The trailer for Luz: The Flower Of Evil is the best trailer for a horror movie I have seen in some time. It offers a lot of “what the fuck?”, plenty of nudity, cults, and yes, we’ve some satanic goats because satan and goats seem like good friends in horror movies. At the same time, it is beautiful, vibrant & visually hypnotic. Luz: The Flower Of Evil seems like a perfect mix of recent cult horror. Blending likes of The VVitch with the draw-dropping scenery and cults of Midsommar.

Here is the official press-release. You can find the trailer at the bottom of the article. I hope you enjoy.

LUZ: THE FLOWER EVIL

  • Written & Directed by Juan Diego Escobar Alzate
  • Language: English dub and Spanish/Original with English subtitles
  • Genre: Drama
  • Distributor: Dark Sky FilmsProduced by: Juan Diego Escobar AlzateCast: Yuri Vargas (Revenge Strategy, Playing with Fire), Conrado Osorio (Sniper: Ultimate Kill, La Reina del Sur), Andrea Esquivel (Afuera del Tiempo, The Hunters), Sharon Guzman (La Reina del Sur 2, Noobees Nickelodeon), Jim Munoz (TV’s One Way Out), Johan Camacho (Guelcom tu Colombia), Daniel Paez (Narcos)

Check out the amazing poster art below

Luz: The Flower Of Evil
Official Plot

El Señor, the leader of a small cult in the mountains, returns to his village with a child who is purported to be the new Messiah. But when only pain and destruction befall the community, El Señor finds himself under attack from his own followers, including his three daughters, whose burgeoning femininity has already caused them to question their faith. Equally mystical and terrifying

A fantasy folk horror film where tranquillity belies a simmering evil. 

WHAT THE CRITICS ARE SAYING… “A gorgeous act of provocation… For enthusiasts of the recent resurgence of Folk-Horror, from Eggers’ The Witch and The Lighthouse to Ari Aster’s Midsommar, and Lukas Feigelfeld’s HagazussaLuz is essential viewing.”  

– SCREEN ANARCHY

An extraordinarily bold piece of filmmaking.” – EYE FOR FILM “A debut that impresses” – LA ZONA MUERTO “Like The Witch and Them That Follow there is a power in the primal themes and deeply felt performances.”

– GEEK CHOCOLATE   
Dark Sky Films brings LUZ: THE FLOWER EVIL to Digital + VOD on September 15th.

Enjoy The Trailer

A Midsommary VVitch trailer

As always, thanks for reading.

Article by GG
Owner/Founder/BigCheese @Moviehooker

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