Spanish supernatural thriller television series The Girl in the Mirror (also known as Alma) was developed by Sergio G. Sánchez for Netflix and debuted on August 19, 2022. Along with Mireia Oriol as the show’s star, other members of the cast include Lex Villazán, Pol Monen, Claudia Roset, Javier Morgade, Nil Cardoner, Mara Caballero, Milena Smit, and Elena Irureta.
Alma, one of the few survivors of a bus tragedy, awakens in a hospital with amnesia after the collision. She tries to solve the accident’s riddle while disoriented and disturbed.
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1. Child’s Play
The 2019 horror movie Child’s Play, with a script by Tyler Burton Smith, is directed by Lars Klevberg. The film stars are Aubrey Plaza, Gabriel Bateman, Brian Tyree Henry, and Mark Hamill as Chucky. It is a remake of the 1988 film of the same name and a reboot of the Child’s Play series. It centers on a family terrified by a sophisticated doll that develops a sense of self and then turns homicidal.
The early 2010s saw the start of preparations for a Child’s Play remake, with Brad Dourif returning to voice Chucky. But it was rejected, and the project descended into development hell. 2018 saw the announcement by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer of a remake with a new creative team than the original movie series.
In an interview, Klevberg stated that he was inspired by the 1982 science fiction movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial when he agreed to take the helm of the project from a script by Burton Smith. In Vancouver, British Columbia, principal photography on the movie started in September 2018 and ended in November.
On June 21, 2019, Orion Pictures and United Artists Releasing launched Child’s Play in theatres in the United States. With a $10 million budget, the movie made $45 million worldwide, and critics on Rotten Tomatoes agreed that it was “predictably gruesome” and “mostly enjoyable.”
2. The Deep House
The Deep House is an English supernatural horror film that Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo wrote, produced, and filmed in 2021. James Jagger and Camille Rowe both appear in the movie. The movie was purchased by Blumhouse Productions and Epix for North American distribution.
Apollo Films distributed the movie in France on June 30, 2021.
According to Meagan Navarro of Bloody Disgusting, who scored the movie 3.5/5 stars, “The Deep House skillfully combines two subgenres that couldn’t be further distinct and executes it with great ambition. It provides a long, dark descent that builds to a satisfying finale. Even if it isn’t always a complete success, the bravery to push the boundaries of horror is always appreciated in the genre arena.”
3. The Girl Before
Based on his 2016 novel of the same name, J.P. Delaney’s four-part television thriller The Girl Before was produced for BBC One and HBO Max.
A fantastic minimalist home captures the attention of a traumatized lady, who eventually marries it. Still, there may be more going on than meets the eye.
Streaming on HBO Max.
4. The Invitation
The Invitation is a 2015 American horror movie written by Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi and directed by Karyn Kusama. Logan Marshall-Green, Tammy Blanchard, Michiel Huisman, and Emayatzy Corinealdi appear in the movie. The Invitation had its world premiere on March 13, 2015, at the SXSW film festival. It was released in limited theatres and on-demand video by Drafthouse Films starting on April 8, 2016.
On March 13, 2015, the movie made its global premiere at South by Southwest. A short while afterward, it was revealed that Drafthouse Films had bought the film’s distribution rights. The movie was subsequently shown on October 9, 2015, at the London Film Festival and released on April 8, 2016, in a limited theatre run and via video on demand.
5. 100 Feet
Famke Janssen, Bobby Cannavale, Ed Westwick, and Michael Paré star in Eric Red’s 2008 American horror thriller 100 Feet, written and directed by Red.
On April 26, 2009, Syfy aired the movie. Two days later, the DVD had a limited release. The Asylum was distributed on October 6, 2009, across the country.
“As I’ve stated before, I don’t typically find ghosts/supernatural type stuff to be particularly terrifying, but this one works,” remarked Bloody Disgusting reviewer Brian Collins, who gave the movie 4/5 stars. The movie received a 3.5/5 rating from Steve Barton of Dread Central, who described it as a “pretty disturbing little feature.”
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