Quick Reviews: A Banquet and The Last Possession!

A widowed mother is radically tested when her teenage daughter insists a supernatural experience has left her body in service to a higher power.

Somewhere in A Banquet there is a very interesting movie but unfortunately not everything comes together, I do like the movie tried to combine many types of horror such as possession, cosmic horror and even some body horror that combine with surrealism and a the theme of motherhood. After the first act however the movie unfortunately doesn’t go anywhere, there’s a lot of interesting shots with some decent acting bits but that’s all you are really going to get for the remainder of the movie. It’s one of those slow burn horror movies that is trying to clearly have another meaning, but the movie can’t quite make up it’s mind on what that is.

A Banquet is available on all VOD Platforms!

5/10 C

Out of options after a foreclosure, Kent Peroni is forced to move his wife, Stephanie, nine-year-old son, Jack, and six-year-old daughter, Gabby into the home where his estranged father committed suicide years ago. Once there, the young family begins to notice strange events around the house, which become so terrifying they finally turn to a medium. Spirit guide, Granny Inez arrives, hoping to cleanse the home for Kent’s family, only to learn they’re horrifyingly wrong about the nature of the evil that surrounds them.

Not a whole lot to comment on, The Last Possession has some decent atmosphere that does have some effective moments. The acting is actually not too bad (definitely not anything to write home about however.) the writing definitely could have used another look as some moments do completely take you out of the movie, the movie gets a bit a stronger as it goes on but ultimately becomes a bit too forgettable.

The Last Possession releases March 4th on Terror Films AVOD Channel and on Digital plus VOD March 11th!

5/10 C