For connoisseurs of horror films, scary stories certainly have their own charm. Even though it makes the heart flutter, it can bring its own satisfaction.
After opening the year with Scream and Texas Chainsaw Massacre, of course there are still many horror films that have yet to be released. Of course, this series of horror films has been highly anticipated.
In terms of story, this 2022 horror film presents a unique story. And it will definitely give you goosebumps.
1. Crimes of the Future
This film, which is in the horror genre, science fiction, wrapped in drama, is the beginning of the revival of writer-director David Cronenberg since the 1999 film eXistenZ.
The film, which lasts 1 hour 47 minutes, stars several well-known artists such as Viggo Mortensen, Lea Seydoux, Kristen Stewart and Don McKellar.
Crimes of The Future is a film that describes the relationship between technology and the development and changes in the biological structure of the human body.
In this film, David Cronenberg returns to the body horror theme that made his name.
2. The Black Phone
The Black Phone tells the story of a serial kidnapping by a criminal by the name of The Grabber.
This film was directed by Scott Derrickson, who also worked on Doctor Strange (2016) and Sinister 1 and 2 (2013).
The film stars Ethan Hawke as “The Grabber”, Jeremy Davies as Terrence, Mason Thames as Finney, James Ransone as Max, Madeleine McGraw as Gwen and E. Roger Mitchell as Detective Wright.
The main character of The Black Phone, Ethan Hawke is known for his good acting quality so that he has been nominated for an Oscar 4 times.
The film Abandoned is Spencer Squire’s directorial debut. This psychological horror genre film tries to describe the psychological condition of a woman who is experiencing postpartum depression, moving to a new environment with many things that then slowly affect her.
Abandoned begins with a scene where Sara and her husband Alex try a new situation by buying a house in the countryside after their baby is born.
The house that had been unsold for a long time after the terrible tragedy that occurred forty years ago made Sara hesitate to buy it, but she finally decided to buy the house anyway.
From the beginning of the film, the audience is shown that Sara seems to have no connection with her baby, nothing Sara does can make her calm.
Liam didn’t even want to breastfeed and was constantly crying. Then Sara starts hearing voices and experiencing strange things, things in her house start disappearing and her husband Alex doubts her explanation.
This film is played by Daniel Kaluuya who also has previous experience as an actor in a film that Peele made. Nope itself has the genre of science fiction horror film or fictional horror film.
Selwin Daniel Kaluuya, there are also other players such as Keke Palmer, Steven Yeun, Michael Wincott and Brandon Perea.
Nope tells about a family who lives in the interior of California, United States. This family consists of two brothers named OJ Haywood (Daniel Kaluuya) and father OJ (Keith David).
One day his family experienced an incident where OJ’s father died in a very mysterious accident.
Because his father passed away, OJ had to continue his family’s business, namely horse farming.
OJ and his brother Emerald Haywood (Keke Palmer) must try to keep the business afloat.
XYZ Films brought SXSW horror film Hypochondriac to theaters and VOD this past summer. This film tells the story of Will, a young Hispanic gay man. He was a gregarious man and also a potter.
The boss is terrible, but he has a great girlfriend and a great job. Unfortunately, beneath that layer is a dark past of violence and mental illness that he desperately wants to hide.
When his bipolar mother steps out of her comfort zone after ten years of silence, Will begins exhibiting unexplained symptoms. He then turns to this as an obsession, and is determined to solve this mystery himself.