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The trailer for Stonehearst Asylum features Kate Beckinsale and plot twists

08.01.2014

Nothing quite beats a good psychological horror story and if there is one author whose name is synonymous with the genre it is Edgar Allan Poe. We haven't seen a good adaptation of a Poe work in a long time, but the trailer for STONEHEARST ASYLUM teases a scary good time. Director Brad Anderson is known for some atmospheric and chilling films like THE MACHINIST and SESSION 9 and this could be another winner.

Starring Kate Beckinsale, Ben Kingsley, Michael Caine, Brendan Gleeson, and Jim Sturgess, STONEHEARST ASYLUM (previously ELIZA GRAVES) looks like the kind of movie you would have seen a lot of in the 1970s starring Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing. The production values look solid and you really cannot argue with a cast like this.

A recent medical school grad who takes a position at a mental institution soon finds himself taken with one of his colleagues -- though he has no initial idea of a recent, horrifying staffing change.

The trailer may give a bit too much away than it should, but there are likely at least two or three twists in this movie that should keep you on the edge of your seat. I really like movies where you don't know who to trust, plus this one features The Mandarin and Alfred Pennyworth which is a face off I never knew I really wanted.

STONEHEARST ASYLUM opens on October 24, 2014.

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7:17PM on 08/04/2014

Welp!

Considering the brief synopsis, the movie poster, and the actors, I think I've seen this movie before-see "Shutter Island".
Considering the brief synopsis, the movie poster, and the actors, I think I've seen this movie before-see "Shutter Island".
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7:55PM on 08/01/2014
Somehow this reminds me of John Carpenter's The Ward.
Somehow this reminds me of John Carpenter's The Ward.
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6:21PM on 08/01/2014

Did they....

just revealed the entire plot and twist?? And... PG13??
just revealed the entire plot and twist?? And... PG13??
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6:16PM on 08/01/2014
That's actually a really solid cast. And Beckinsale looking ravishing in period dresses? Count me in.
That's actually a really solid cast. And Beckinsale looking ravishing in period dresses? Count me in.
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