In my review for the James Gunn-produced Brightburn, I declared that the film will be the bar that all future superhero horror movies would be measured against. Brightburn adds legitimacy to a burgeoning subgenre of horror, and the vignette embedded at the top of the article explains why.
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Brightburn is now playing in theaters nationwide. Check out the synopsis and trailer below.
What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister? With Brightburn, the visionary filmmaker of Guardians of the Galaxy and Slither presents a startling, subversive take on a radical new genre: superhero horror.
David Yarovesky directs Brightburn from a screenplay penned by Brian Gunn and Mark Gunn; the film stars Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, and Matt Jones.