Friday, October 29, 2021

R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril xvi: Peril of the Screen

R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril xvi
September 1 - October 31 (details)
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Peril of the Screen


Watching the 2020 and 2021 Blumhouse Amazon Prime releases.

2021 features:
Bingo Hell (2021)
Director: Gigi Saul Guerrero
Teleplay: Shane McKenzie, Gigi Saul Guerrero, Perry Blackshear
Stars: Adriana Barraza, L. Scott Caldwell, Joshua Caleb Johnson, Richard Brake
Comedy, Horror | imdb | my rating: 5

In the Barrio of Oak Springs live a strong and stubborn group of elderly friends who refuse to be gentrified. Their leader, Lupita, keeps them together as a community, a family. But little did they know, their beloved Bingo hall is about to be sold to a much more powerful force than money itself.

Black As Night (2021)
Director: Maritte Lee Go
Writer: Sherman Payne
Stars: Asjha Cooper, Fabrizio Guido, Mason Beauchamp
Drama, Horror, Thriller | imdb | my rating: 5

A teenage girl with self-esteem issues finds confidence in the most unlikely way, by spending her summer battling vampires that prey on New Orleans' disenfranchised with the help of her best friend, the boy she's always pined for, and a peculiar rich girl.

Madres (2021)
Director: Ryan Zaragoza
Writers: Marcella Ochoa, Mario Miscione
Stars: Ariana Guerra, Tenoch Huerta
Horror | imdb | my rating: 4

Expecting their first child, a Mexican-American couple move to a migrant farming community in 1970's California where strange symptoms and terrifying visions threaten their new family.

The Manor (2021)
Director/Writer: Axelle Carolyn
Stars: Barbara Hershey, Nicholas Alexander
Horror | imdb | my rating: 4

After suffering a mild stroke, Judith Albright reluctantly moves into a historic nursing home where she becomes convinced a supernatural force is killing the residents.


2020 features:
Black Box (2020)
Director/Teleplay: Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour
Teleplay: Stephen Herman
Stars: Mamoudou Athie, Phylicia Rashad
Horror, Mystery, SciFi | imdb | my rating: 5

After losing his wife and his memory in a car accident, a single father undergoes an agonizing experimental treatment that causes him to question who he really is.

Evil Eye (2020)
Director: Elan Dassani, Rajeev Dassani
Based on Audible original written by: Madhuri Shekar
Stars: Sarita Choudhury, Sunita Mani
Horror, Mystery, Thriller | imdb | my rating: 4

A superstitious mother is convinced that her daughter's new boyfriend is the reincarnation of a man who tried to kill her 30 years ago.

The Lie (2018)
Director/Screenplay: Veena Sud
Based on the film "Wir Monster" written by: Marcus Seibert, Sebastian Ko
Stars: Peter Sarsgaard, Mireille Enos
Crime, Drama, Mystery | imdb | my rating: 5

A father and daughter are on their way to dance camp when they spot the girl's best friend on the side of the road. When they stop to offer the friend a ride, their good intentions soon result in terrible consequences.

Nocturne (2020)
Director/Writer: Zu Quirke
Stars: Sydney Sweeney, Madison Iseman
Horror, Mystery, Thriller | imdb | my rating: 4

An incredibly gifted pianist makes a Faustian bargain to overtake her older sister at a prestigious institution for classical musicians.

AND working on last year's promo puzzle:
Welcome to the Blumhouse
(1000 pcs)


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