“Who are you people?”
If there’s one thing that Eli Roth, director of The House with a Clock in Its Walls, is known for it’s gruesome horror. He sliced ankles in Hostel and peeled skin in Cabin Fever; it’s reasonable to suggest that his boundary line is far wider than most every mainstream Hollywood filmmaker. This time, he’s managed to outdo himself….
“What if I make a documentary? And this is where you come in.”
“The truth will set you free.”
“We move forward. As we move the very world forward.”
“Something’s coming. Something hungry for blood. A shadow grows on the wall behind you, swallowing you in darkness. It is almost here.”
“No one did a background check?”
Following a mental breakdown, child psychologist Mike Painter (Paul Schneider) returns to his small hometown of Iron Hill for the first time since his youth. Called back by his tragic past, he sets about uncovering the truth behind a spate of child deaths and the disappearance of his twin brother Eddie in the town back in…
“Oh hey. You’re up!”
Time for a bit of beautifully dark animation.
Sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction. So is the mantra of the outstanding non-fiction podcast Lore. A couple of years on from its launch, with 5-million monthly listeners and a deserved iTunes award under its belt comes a spinoff TV show of the same name, direct from Amazon Video. Yes, it’s still regularly…
“The bigger world is ours by right.”