Sean Means Movie Reviews for October 29th, 2020

Opening Oct. 30

Spell – scary movie with hill folk – theaters – 2 stars

While flying to his father’s funeral in rural Appalachia, an intense storm causes Marquis to lose control of the plane carrying himself and his family. He soon awakens wounded, alone and trapped in Ms. Eloise’s attic. Eloise claims she can nurse him back to health with a hoodoo figure she’s made from his blood and skin. Unable to call for help, Marquis desperately tries to break free from her dark magic and save his family from a sinister ritual before the rise of the blood moon. Read More

Director: Mark Tonderai

Starring: Omari Hardwick, Loretta Devine, Lorraine Burroughs

His House – scary movie with refugees – Netflix – 3 1/2 stars

A refugee couple makes a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, but then they struggle to adjust to their new life in an English town that has an evil lurking beneath the surface. Read More

Director: Remi Weekes

Starring: Bradley Banton, Mevis Birungi, Javier Botet

Come Play – scary movie with autistic boy – theaters – 3 1/2 stars

Parents fight to save their son when a mysterious creature uses his electronic devices to break into our world. Read More

Director: Jacob Chase

Starring: Azhy Robertson, Gillian Jacobs, John Gallagher Jr.

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