Movies and Videos On Demand For The Week Of October 30, 2020

As we prepare for the opening of theaters and the return to normal life practices, we want to remind people that we are still within the thralls of a pandemic, and recommend people check out our article on ”If You Should Go Out” Here. Until then though, if you do go to a theater make sure it has a policy of requiring attendees to wear masks, and sit in isolated groups out of proximity of other viewers.

Assholes: A Theory – Releasing in Theaters and Streaming a Week Later

Rotten Tomatoes Reviewer Score – 100%

Based on the book of the same name, John Walker is inspired by the author Aaron James to investigate how much humanity will go about accepting the jerks around them in modern society.

Part documentary, part thesis, this film touches down on something we have all been wondering. Why does society keep allowing jerks and assholes to succeed?

Blood From Stone – Releasing in Theaters
Rotten Tomatoes Reviewer Score – (None Available Yet)

Darya, played by Gabriella Toth, has escaped her confined life. She was to be a vampire bride to Jure, played by Vanja Kapetanovic. To free herself from him, she found a desert town with many vices and tons availing themselves of the vices. When Jure tracks her down though, the gamblers and drunks become mere snacks. However, the blight Darya brought to the town quickly brings the law to investigate, and the modern world must fight an old-world foe.

If you are looking for a vampire film to get you going this Halloween, then Blood From Stone attempts to do just that.

Come Play – Releasing in Theaters
Rotten Tomatoes Reviewer Score – (None Available Yet)

When a pair of parents, played by Gillian Jacobs and John Gallagher Jr., notice something off about their son’s electronic devices, they start to discover a mysterious creature. Now they must fight to save their son from a monster that can follow them through technology.

Electronic devices have permeated throughout our society, children love them because they give instant gratification and entertainment. Parents love them because it distracts their children from destroying their house for a couple of minutes. This movie though touches on a fear a lot of parents have regarding the tech being given to children could very well be harmful to them, but … with an actual physical allegory. As a parent, this movie might be triggering, but as they say, you want horror to scare you, so tailor it to your fears?

The Donut King – Releasing in Theaters
Rotten Tomatoes Reviewer Score – 100%

Ted Ngoy came to America in 1975 from Cambodia as a refugee. What started as a way to make ends meet though becomes a multi-million dollar company when he lucks into the ever-growing empire of Donuts in the documentary of his rise to success!

A lot of people known, when they see a pink box in Los Angeles, that it’s a box full of donuts. Ted Ngoy is the very reason for that. There are so many interesting reasons and facts that lead to just that story alone, but it’s all part of this one man’s journey.

Spell – Releasing in Theaters and Streaming
Rotten Tomatoes Reviewer Score – (None Available Yet)

Marquis, played by Omari Hardwick, was flying with his family to his father’s funeral. When his plane was over rural Appalachia, the plane is affected by a storm, which causes it to crash. When he awakes, he finds himself inured and alone trapped inside of an attic. When the owner, Ms. Eloise, played by Loretta Devine, tells him that she can use hoodoo and his own blood and skin to heal him, he discovers his family is also about to befall a sinister ritual. Now he must do whatever he can to get free and save them.

This feels like part voodoo, part Misery. If you are looking for a horror movie, and are terrified of losing control of your body, then this movie will give you the creeps. You have a lot of horror movies coming out this week, as it’s All Hallow’s Eve, so pick the horror that is tailored to you, or see many of them!

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