A Horrible Way to Die
- 1 hr 27 min
The 2010 film, A Horrible Way to Die, is a horror movie directed by Adam Wingard, written by Simon Barrett, and presented by Anchor Bay Entertainment. The film was produced by Simon Barrett, Travis Stevens, and Kim Sherman. As a big winner at the Toronto Film Festival, the film premiered with Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Screenplay awards. The film released on DVD in 2011. Starring AJ Bowen as a serial killer on the loose and hunting down his estranged girlfriend, played by Amy Seimetz, this English Language horror movie runs for 85 minutes and creates dramatic tension as recovering alcoholic Sarah, played by Seimetz, fends off suitors while trying to rebuild her life in a small midwestern town. When Sarah meets a fellow addict Kevin (played by Joe Swanberg) at an AA meeting, she is cold to his romantic advances and trying to make sense of her new life. Meanwhile, the infamous Garrick Turrell (played by Bowen) leaves a trail of death in his wake as he persistently tracks down Sarah's location. From the film's opening scene to the final sequence of events, this film contains elements of a classic mystery thriller and the intensity of a modern slasher. But this is not your average serial killer flick. It is a new twist on classic themes designed to keep viewers on the edge of their seats and left wondering what will happen next. There are also tender moments juxtaposed with extremely violent imagery, so this is definitely not one for the kids. With a chilling score and some dark and gritty cinematography, it's no wonder that this film has created such a stir. Whether you are looking for a mystery, a suspense thriller, or a gory serial killer slash fest, this movie may have what you are seeking.