Listed below are some reactions from followers. Geowood echoed my sentiments. Camp Crystal Lake did the identical. Regardless of the whim-whams, I nonetheless do agree with BrettMan Stuart. “Seems to be good! Ethan Hawke too…..I am bought!” The Grabber may grow to be our subsequent huge slasher icon.
The Black Cellphone Twitter web page says if we coronary heart the put up we will obtain calls from the black cellphone. Some had been into it! Arduous go!
That is extra prefer it, Mike Patterson. The official synopsis reads, “The cellphone is lifeless. And it is ringing. Director Scott Derrickson returns to his terror roots and companions once more with the foremost model within the style, Blumhouse, with a brand new horror thriller. Finney Shaw, a shy however intelligent 13-year-old boy, is kidnapped by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement the place screaming is of little use. When a disconnected cellphone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer’s earlier victims. And they’re lifeless set on ensuring that what occurred to them would not occur to Finney.”
Starring four-time Oscar nominee Ethan Hawke in essentially the most terrifying position of his profession and introducing Mason Thames in his first ever movie position, The Black Cellphone is produced, directed, and co-written by Scott Derrickson, the writer-director of Sinister, The Exorcism of Emily Rose and Marvel’s Physician Unusual.
The movie additionally stars James Ransone, Jeremy Davies, and Madeleine McGraw. Hawke shall be pairing up once more with Sinister director Scott Derrickson. Joe HIll has offered the supply materials along with his novella of the identical identify.
Jason Blum says The Black Cellphone, “Is unquestionably one of many creepiest films we have ever performed. Scott thinks it’s his finest film. I am such a fan of Scott’s…I actually like all of his films. I cherished Sinister however I’ll actually say it’s considered one of his finest films. Perhaps the most effective film he has ever made.”
From the late 70s automobiles on the street, to the banana seat bicycle, it seems we will have some nostalgia combined in with our horror. We additionally do not have the story-killing cellular phone getting in our means. The cellphone is a near-appendage at this level, I get the necessity to embody them in present movies.
Nonetheless, I believe they have an inclination to take the viewer out of the film, reminding them to test their very own telephones, because the actor is texting on display screen. To not point out all the films the place they’re on the lookout for cell service with their hand thrust to the sky, the ever-building suspense soundtrack; do we have now to see that seen time and again? However I digress. That is for one more thesis. Catch The Black Cellphone in theaters February 4, 2022.