The Black Phone

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Just saw this tonight. Imo, it's not actually scary. But, creepy for sure and I thought the story was fresh and unique. Surprised it has no thread. I have to drive 30 minutes away to get to a theater not sold out.
 

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This was sold out? Really?
 

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The Black Phone

Release Date: June 24, 2022
Studio: Universal | Blumhouse
Director: Scott Derrickson
MPAA Rating: R for violence, bloody images, language and some drug use.
Screenwriters: Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill (based on the short story 'The Black Phone' by Joe Hill)
Genre: Horror | Thriller

Starring: Mason Thames, Madeleine McGraw, Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Davies, E. Roger Mitchell, Troy Rudeseal, James Ransone

Plot Summary: After being abducted by a child killer and locked in a soundproof basement, a 13-year-old boy starts receiving calls on a disconnected phone from the killer's previous victims.

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It was the 2nd movie of our double feature at the drive-in, but since they kept playing crap ads, the main feature didn't start until 9:30, and it was over 2 hours, we didn't stay.
 

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Just saw this tonight. Imo, it's not actually scary. But, creepy for sure and I thought the story was fresh and unique. Surprised it has no thread. I have to drive 30 minutes away to get to a theater not sold out.
Really enjoyed this one.

Good, not great horror.

I'm a huge horror aficionado. Every year, I Google "best horror films" and try to watch all of the top 20.
 
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Really enjoyed this one.

Good, not great horror.

I'm a huge horror aficionado. Every year, I Google "best horror films" and try to watch all of the top 20.
I love horror but I do find most of it can get away with being a not good movie because of scares.

I thought this one was not scary at all really but a good story, suspenseful, interesting and less predictable. I thought they did a great job.
 

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