The expertly made horror picture also serves as a subtle allegory for STDs. Yes, you read that right: It Follows focuses its camera on a supernatural entity that lurks on the outskirts, relentlessly pursuing its target at a sluggish, zombie-like pace.
Cate Shortland built her name as a director of superb indie films before Black Widow, including The Berlin Syndrome.While the pacing is slower at times due to the limited environment, The Berlin Syndrome is an engaging thriller.
The film addresses issues of identity in a viscerally compelling and symbolic manner, and it is a must-see from Netflix’s indie bench.
A nightmare that hits… close to home. His House follows Bol and Rial, a refugee couple from Sudan, as they try to adjust to their new existence in an English village, revealing its otherworldly perils through a heartbreaking human story.
The Exorcist, released in 1973, stars Ellen Burstyn as Chris MacNeil, a wealthy actress whose daughter becomes possessed by a demonic force. The Exorcist was so amazing that it became the first horror film to be nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards.