Does it live up to the hype? Yes, it does and how.
Hereditary is a movie that snuck up on me from nowhere. To be fair, I only had seen the trailer during a Deadpool 2 viewing and was freaked the hell out - Hello darkness my old friend, where have you been? With a talented cast and an unknown director in his first feature film outing - indie horror is back baby.
A faithful adaptation that will leave fans salivating for more.
Not even the flu could prevent me from watching my childhood trauma come to life in a new adaptation. The hype was massive, everyone was excited and yet pensively cautious – they've seen this hype before (A Nightmare on Elm Street remake) and have been let down. Director Andy Muschietti, the man who gave us Mama - which was quite good and suspenseful, had heavy pressure to
"It has begun, let us pray..."
Written and Directed by Scott Derrickson (Doctor Strange, Sinister, Deliver Us From Evil) and loosely based on a true story of an exorcism of a girl in Germany named Anneliese Michel, the American adaptation (Germans made one as well named Requiem (2006) and was more of a psychological drama than possession film) is frightening, captivating and full of jump scares.