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CRIMSON PEAK (2015): Four New Character Posters

Crimson Peak Character Posters

Four New Character Posters for Crimson Peak Have Been Released. The new film by Guillermo del Toro has four new character posters. Crimson Peak‘s core cast is made of Tom HiddlestonJessica ChastainMia Wasikowska, and Charlie Hunnam, all of whom now have their own, personal one-sheets.

One of the trailers that was screened before my Jurassic World outing this past weekend was for Crimson Peak, del Toro’s latest gothic, haunted mansion horror movie. It really worked on the big screen, and actually grabbed my attention for the first time. I really think this could be good, but as with all horror movies – I’m trying my best to keep my expectations low.

What I’m hoping for from movie is one of two things: 1) Please don’t simply, only be that haunted house movie where whatever thing it is you’re chasing, is part of you, or is you, and the once terrifying threat is actually an understandable, relatable thing or person (see Mama, for example), or 2)be that thing, but be the best possible version of that thing.

Essentially, I’m tired of of our modern horror taking the wind out of its sails by curtailing the mean spiritedness once found in this genre. Be mean, be shitty to us, be violent and be unapologetic. If this is more a gothic tale about exploring the past, whatever happened in the history of this house, then fine – be that thing, but don’t pretend to be a serious horror film. If del Toro somehow can fuse both those things together, he’ll truly solidify himself as the master I always thought he could be. For context – just so it doesn’t seem like I’m being too harsh on him, or don’t appreciate his work – I absolutely love CronosThe Devil’s BackbonePan’s Labyrinth, and was hugely entertained by Pacific Rim. 

What do you guys think? Are you excited? Here are four new character posters for del Toro’s Crimson Peak:

Charlie Hunnam Crimson Peak

Jessica Chastain Crimson Peak

Mia Wasikowska Crimson Peak

Tom Hiddleston Crimson Peak

What do you think? Directed by Guillermo del ToroCrimson Peak will be released in theatres on October 16, 2015.

Crimson Peak stars Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska, and Charlie Hunnam.

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Sources: Birth.Movies.Death, IMDb

 

About the author

Marco Margaritoff

I grew up in Hamburg to a German father and Ecuadorian mother. Obsessive student of film, Hip-Hop, and stand-up comedy. I love the dark dreambox that is the cinema auditorium. I love mountains and the ocean, but am equally exhilarated by the jungle of the city. I hope to one day create something that hits someone in the brain with thunderous effect.

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