Xavier and Mike are back with reviews for Brahms: The Boy II (2020) by William Brent Bell and Stacey Menear starring Katie Holmes, Owain Yeoman, and Christopher Convery. Both the director and writer are back from the original The Boy. What does the creepy doll have in store for us?
Also discussed is the Canadian horror movie Ginger Snaps (2000) by John Fawcett and Karen Walton starring Emily Perkins, Katharine Isabelle, and Kris Lemche. This werewolf movie spawned a few sequels and launched Katharine Isabelle into scream queen territory.
Brahms: The Boy II (2020)
After a family moves into the Heelshire Mansion, their young son soon makes friends with a life-like doll called Brahms.
Director: William Brent Bell
Writer: Stacey Menear
Stars: Katie Holmes, Owain Yeoman, Christopher Convery
Release Date: 21 February 2020 (USA)
Budget: $10,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend USA: $5,823,006, 23 February 2020
Gross USA: $12,611,536
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $20,311,536
Ginger Snaps (2000)
Two death-obsessed sisters, outcasts in their suburban neighborhood, must deal with the tragic consequences when one of them is bitten by a deadly werewolf.
Director: John Fawcett
Writers: Karen Walton (story), John Fawcett (story)
Stars: Emily Perkins, Katharine Isabelle, Kris Lemche
Release Date: 11 May 2001
Budget: $5,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend USA: $1,430, 28 October 2001
Gross USA: $2,554
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $2,554
Runtime: 108 min