As the world advances in its technology, ridesharing services like Uber rise in popularity. While Uber feels safer as you can see the profile of who’s picking you up, you may never truly know your driver. Or, for that matter, you may never truly know your passenger. That is the starting point of the new psychological horror film from Michael Nader, The Toll, where Cami (Jordan Hayes, who also produces) is coming home from a trip and, instead of asking her father to come get her, decides to get in an Uber-adjacent for her hour-long trip home. That’s where the socially awkward Spencer (Max Topplin, who also produces) comes into play.
Released: April 11, 2014. Directed by: Mike Flanagan. Starring: Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Katee Sackoff. Runtime: 105 min. Oculus is a film directed by Mike Flanagan, partly based on his own 2006 short movie called Oculus: Chapter 3 - The Man with the Plan, an idea that sprouted into something more complex seven years later. [...]
Silent House Release Date: March 9, 2012 Director: Chris Kentis, Laura Lau Stars: Elizabeth Olsen, Adam Trese, Eric Sheffer Stevens Runtime: 86 min Tagline: Inspired by true events. Yet another film sucked me in by the whole ‘inspired by true events’ pitch. Sarah (Elizabeth Olsen) and her father, John (Adam Trese), are renovating their family’s lakeside [...]
The Strangers Release Date: May 30, 2008 Director: Bryan Bertino Stars: Scott Speedman, Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward Runtime: 86 min Tagline: Lock the door. Pretend you’re safe. The Strangers offers a spooky and fairly unique experience. James Hoyt (Scott Speedman) and Kristen McKay (Liv Tyler) have just returned to a remote Hoyt family vacation home after [...]