Wounds(Review)[Terrifying Theatrical Tuesday]
Thanks to Ari Arster, we seen more horror movies being not afraid of being not your traditional horror movie. They are willing to explore the more emotional and messy side of things, and usually containing more than what is on the surface. And these type of horror movies usually are the most disturbing of all. Enter Wounds.
The movie is about a bartender who discovers a cell phone and instead of being responsible enough to turn it in, he brings it home with him and decides to snoop to see what it contains. Bad idea as he encounters a nightmarish world that he is unable to escape from.
Wounds is very much about wounds in a physical, mental, and emotional sense. We are introduced to the idea of gnosticism, particularly how wounds are seen as a portal for higher beings to enter the world. So to say this movie maybe unnerving to some would be an understatement. Especially if you have a bug phobia as cockroaches are seen constantly scurrying around and they may have something to do with what is occurring.
What I loved the most about this movie is you get to follow what seems to be your average man, and you get to follow him as you get to see him broken down to his most vulnerable state. By the end, he realizes he has nothing else to lose and you see why he is so willing to accept his fate as it's his final escape from accepting who he really is.
I would definitely recommend watching this for those who want more from a horror movie. You can find it on Hulu, and it is definitely so tense you may find yourself scared to answer messages on your cellphone for a bit. If you seen Wounds, feel free to leave your thoughts below!!
Till next time, stay safe and stay scared!! -Tha Thrilla-