HORNS (2013)


A film by Alexandre Aja

Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple, Heather Graham

A gothic fable bleeding into the reality of a young man wrongly accused of his  murder of his girlfriend. Ig Perrish (Daniel Radcliffe) bashed the brains of Merrin Williams (Juno Temple) but his family, friends and neighbors thinks he is guilty. Ig goes out to get drunk and angry at them he trashes the memorial that friend and families had made, only to wake up the next morning to find out that he had sex with the town slut, and he finds out that he is growing horns. Later he finds out that people are confessing their darken secrets but only those who are bad people the good people does not see his horns. He is determined to find the killer of his girlfriend.

This film is from the book of the same name by get this Joe Hill (Stephen King’s son). Dam that’s good. Aja made it his own with stunning cinematography to go with.  Horns is big leap from Alexandre Aja’s last few films like The Hills have Eyes and Piranha 3D and by the way he is a french director who is trying to make it in the U.S. in this supernatural thriller à la twin peaks. On the top of that David Raddcliffe who was Harry Potter in the last 10 years is finally graduated to the big league. Here is a cool film with horror, supernatural thriller, romance with some odd ball character thrown in the mix, and it has its funny moment.




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