Extinction is Netflix’s brand new sci-fi thriller about a mass event that sees the world under attack from an alien force.
According to the synopsis:
A man’s home life starts to suffer when he has recurring nightmares about a destructive and unknown force. He must soon find the strength to save his wife and two daughters when extraterrestrials launch a devastating attack on the planet.
The movie is quick moving, for the majority of the run time, and centers on Peter (Michael Pena) and the visions that he continues to have that are wreaking havoc on his life, his work, and his relationship with his wife, Alice (Lizzy Caplan), and their two daughters Hannah (Amelia Crouch) and Lucy (Erica Trembley).
The visions center on the end of the world, and at first Peter is concerned about the re-occurring dreams that awake him at night, but once they start randomly happening during the day, Peter starts thinking that they are premonitions.
As his wife pushes him to seek medical attention, Peter denies her request, believing more and more that what he is seeing in his visions are glimpses into a terrible future.
Before they can debate further an attack reigns down on the luxurious apartment building, proving Peter right, but also thrusting him, his family, friends, and neighbors into a fight for their life as aliens on ground, and in the air, continue their relentless assault.
The movie attempts to work a clever twist, but with terrible acting, a horrible, mundane story, it has zero impact. Special effects and proven sci-fi cliches aren’t enough to make this film the least bit entertaining, and you’ll soon be in a battle of your own, one to stay committed to seeing the film through until the end.
Check Out the Brutal New Clip from ‘Antlers’
Easily one of the most anticipated horror films for the past 2 years, ‘Antlers’ is set to finally make it’s arrival in theaters on Friday, October 29th, 2021.
Starring Keri Russell, directed by Scott Cooper, and produced by Guillermo del Toro, the film is based on Nick Antosca’s short story “The Quiet Boy”, and a brutal new clip shows what’s in store when the movie arrives later this week.
‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Season 3 Concludes This Week
A brand new trailer has arrived for the conclusion of Season 3 of ‘What We Do in the Shadows’, which will land this Thursday, October 28th, and is detailed as “The housemates grieve the loss of one of their own.”
Check out a preview for the new episode, called “The Portrait” below, courtesy of FX.
Earlier this year, directory Jaco Bouwer dropped his horror/drama ‘Gaia’, which just made it’s arrival on the Hulu streaming platform courtesy of XYZ Films, kykNET Films, and Film Initiative Africa, as part of their Huluween celebration.
According to the official rundown: “A park ranger takes shelter with two survivalists after an attack by mysterious creatures in a primordial forest.”
This film bursts with colorful and detailed imagery that cast ominous tones, diverse moods, and illustrates a hallucinogenic environment that is filled with unique creatures, and plantlife that takes on a life of their own.
Gabi (Monique Rockman) ventures into this forest and is immediately interwoven into the troubling dynamic of a father and son survivalist lifestyle. Barend (Carel Nel) is more of a deranged preacher high off the mushroom dust that is part of his “faith”, and demands that his son Stefan (Alex van Dyk) live a life that he determines to be pure – a secluded one away from society, reliant on the forest and the worshiping of the forest God.
Gabi attempts to convince Stefan of a world outside of the forest, one where he can grow, learn, and thrive, despite his father’s constant obsession on their forest life. As Gabi grows closer to Stefan, with oddly sexual undertones, Barend becomes more detached and intensely obsessed with the big tree in the forest which is where he makes his offerings, and is the altar for which he prays.
As the forest creatures continue to threaten, and as the forest slowly infects and kills those it selects, Gabi rushes to help Stefan escape to the outside world.
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