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REVIEW: Delirium

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Netflix has rolled out a number of horror titles over the past month or so, due to the Halloween holiday, and while there was a lot of new content to go through, some titles from this year may have gotten buried a bit under the mass.

One of those titles is ‘Delirium’, starring Topher Grace, Genesis Rodriguez, and Patricia Clarkson, and arrived this year on the streaming platform, telling the story of “A man recently released from a mental institute inherits a mansion after his wealthy parents die. After a series of disturbing events, he comes to believe it is haunted.”

The movie toes the line between mental illness, paranoia, and the paranormal and consistently puts the viewer in the position of determining whether what Tom (Topher Grace) is experiencing in the house is real, or simply a mental break.

When Tom’s brother Alex (Callan Mulvey) shows up to search the house for their deceased dad’s money, things take a terrible turn. Tom forges a relationship with a local grocery deliver girl Lynn (Rodriguez) who feels a connection with Tom due to her own mental issues.

Under the watch of officer Brody (Clarkson) who seems to find Tom both disturbing and sexually appealing, Tom struggles to deal with what is going on in the house as the events get progressively worse and his paranoia kicks into another gear.

As the movie unfolds, untold dark family secrets start to unravel and push the movie towards some surprising twists and turns at the end.

Delirium won’t be the most unforgettable horror/thriller you will see in 2018, but it quietly makes it’s way into one of the more memorable flicks of the 2018 year. While it gets lost within itself a few times, it steers towards an intriguingly deeper plot that will certainly keep you on your toes, and delivers and ending out of left field.

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Delirium won't be the most unforgettable horror/thriller you will see in 2018, but it quietly makes it's way into one of the more memorable flicks of the 2018 year. While it gets lost within itself a few times, it steers towards an intriguingly deeper plot that will certainly keep you on your toes, and delivers and ending out of left field.
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FX Drops Teaser for ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Series

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FX has dropped a brand new teaser video for it’s upcoming series ‘What We Do in the Shadows’, which is set to premier in March.

The 10-episode first season is “Set in Staten Island, FX’s “What We Do in the Shadows” series follows three vampires who have been roommates for hundreds and hundreds of years.”

You can check out the teaser below:

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Jordan Peele’s Sci-fi/Comedy ‘Weird City’ Heading to YouTube Premium

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Jordan Peeler and Charlie Sanders are getting ready to drop their six-episode sci-fi/comedy anthology series ‘Weird City’ for YouTube Premium, and a brand new trailer has dropped to build the hype.

According to the description: “From the mind of Jordan Peele and Charlie Sanders comes WEIRD CITY, a satirical anthology set in the not-too-distant future metropolis of Weird. In this dystopian setting of our show, the middle class has completely vanished dividing Weird City into two sections: Above the Line (The Haves), and Below the Line (The Have Nots). Presiding over the denizens of the city is the strange and mysterious Dr. Negari, who weaves all of our stories together.

Each episode is a topic that pertains to present day life in America and the world: social media addiction, online dating, fitness obsession, etc.. WEIRD CITY captures the unease of modern urban living, in a bizarre and peculiar lens. “

The series stars Steven Yeun, Gillian Jacobs, Awkwafina, Laverne Cox, Rosario Dawson, and Michael Cera, and arrives on February 13th.

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New Trailer for ‘An Affair to Die For’ Is Out

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A brand new, and violent, trailer for Vertical Entertainment’s upcoming film ‘An Affair to Die For’ has arrived.

Starring Claire Forlani, Jake Abel, and Titus Welliver, the film will hit theaters and be available on VOD platforms on February 1st

According to the official synopsis:

“When a couple’s infidelity is discovered, they must play a twisted game of survival with their captor to save their family members from being murdered. Their weekend getaway turns into a nightmare of psychological mind games, where they will do anything just to survive.”

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