Review by Yasin Lago
Directed by Alexandre Aja
Written by Keith Bunin, Adapted from the novel by Joe Hill
Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Max Minghella, Juno Temple, Kelli Garner, Joe Anderson, James Remar, Kathleen Quinlan, David Morse, Heather Graham
Rated R | 123 Minutes
Release Date: Oct 31, 2014 (Limited)
The title of the latest project by Alexandre Aja, Horns, would have you focus on a couple of appendages growing out of a young manâ€™s head. As it turns out, that is the least of his problems. His physical setback is nothing compared to the mental and emotional toll heâ€™ll take before his world (and reality) completely unravels. As circumstances change, our lead goes from being in a dark place to a literal and figurative descent into Hell.
When we come upon Ig Perrish (Daniel Radcliffe), life for him has begun to take a very intense turn. His beloved (by everyone) and loved girlfriend and soul mate, played as an ethereal forest nymph-next-door by Juno Temple, has been brutally murdered. Ig is implicated in this and is quickly judged by the entire community as the culprit (with no help from waitress/eyewitness Heather Graham). Now town pariah, he begins to settle into this half self-imposed exiled Limbo for lowlifes whenâ€¦thingsâ€¦change.
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