Netflix’s I Just killed My Dad is a chilling 3-part series that delves into a case that was solved easily enough, with a confession that didn’t take much trouble to receive. However, the reasons behind the “why” of it all are still baffling to this day.
The series explores the events that lead up to the murder as well as diving into the mind of the son following the life-altering event. A lot of what the media told was the story that existed on the surface that painted the picture of a son killing his father. However, it never bothered to dig further to discover exactly what led up to those events.
The synopsis for Netflix’s I Just Killed My Dad goes like this:
“I Just Killed My Dad is an unprecedented documentary series, which tells the unbelievable, never-been-told-before true story of the Templet family. Anthony Templet shot his father and never denied it. But why he did it is a complex question with profound implications that go far beyond one family. This three-episode documentary series explores the psyche of Anthony leading up to the events of June 3, 2019 and the journey of his mental and emotional aftermath.“
I Just Killed My Dad premieres on Netflix beginning August 9.
‘Some Like it Rare’ Trailer Gets to the Meat of Horror
Some Like it Rare’s trailer proves that a cannibalistic horror film can also be a ton of fun. Watching two struggling butchers go for their dreams by way of murder is a lot of fun and while it is a French film, it could easily be compared the nature of the American dream.
The synopsis for Some Like it Rare is as follows:
Butchers Vincent and Sophie’s business is going under and their relationship is on the rocks. But their lives are changed forever when Vincent accidentally kills a vegan activist vandalizing their store. To get rid of the corpse, he butchers the body and Sophie accidentally sells the meat. Never has their product been more successful with their customers to the extent that they just might be tempted to kill again…
The film stars Fabrice Éboué, Marina Foïs, Jean-Francois Cayrey, Lisa Do Couto Texeira, Victor Meutelet, Stephane Soo Mongo, Virginie Hocq and Christophe Hondelatte.
Some Like it Rare is in select theaters on October 7 and on VOD beginning October 14.
‘Piggy’ Trailer Cuts Deep And Gets Gory
Piggy already has a huge place in my horror-loving heart. This one will speak well to the outsider. There is a ton of great social commentary throughout about our true selves and society’s shaming, cliques, and bullies. It is already one of my fave of the year.
The synopsis for Piggy goes like this:
With the summer sun beating down on her rural Spanish town, Sara hides away in her parent’s butcher shop. A teenager whose excess weight makes her the target of incessant bullying, she flees a clique of capricious girls who torment her at the town pool, only to stumble upon them being brutally kidnapped by a stranger, who drives off with them in his van. When the police begin asking questions, Sara keeps quiet. Intrigued by the stranger — an interest that’s mutual — she’s torn between revealing the truth and protecting the man who saved her.
The film stars Laura Galán, Richard Holmes, Carmen Machi, Irene Ferreiro & Camielle Aguilar, with the special collaborations of Pilar Castro and Claudia Salas.
Piggy arrives October 7 exclusively in Drafthouse theaters and on VOD beginning October 14.
‘Halloween Ends’ Featurette Reveals the End of Jamie Lee Curtis’s Time as a Final Girl
Halloween Ends is coming up in a little under a month and we can’t wait to see how David Gordon Green finishes out his trilogy of films. This will bring an end to Jamie Lee Curtis’s time as the final girl, Laurie Strode. It is a bit of a bitter pill to swallow, but I think we should count ourselves lucky that she came back to the franchise to begin with. Looking back to the first Halloween by Green, it wasn’t originally a certainty that Curtis would come back to begin with. So, here we are 3 movies later and it’s pretty dang awesome that we got to see her play the role that many times.
The latest featurette dives behind the scenes and reveals the final battle between Myers and Strode. Plus, we get a look at how Curtis is dealing with the end of an era.
The Halloween Ends synopsis goes like this:
Four years after her last encounter with masked killer Michael Myers, Laurie Strode is living with her granddaughter and trying to finish her memoir. Myers hasn’t been seen since, and Laurie finally decides to liberate herself from rage and fear and embrace life. However, when a young man stands accused of murdering a boy that he was babysitting, it ignites a cascade of violence and terror that forces Laurie to confront the evil she can’t control.
Halloween Ends arrives in theaters beginning on October 14.