The Woods Are Real (2024) : Enigmatic Twisted Trap


A lovely and privilege couple of Brooklyn and having a dinner with a couple of friends, Joba and Quincy are the altruistic couple that are trying to live their live in the most positive and respectful way, in that dinner they are receiving their friend Caleb that has returned from a pilgrimage trip, he tells his experience and challenge the couple to pass from the same at him, a spiritual journey that will make found each other in a different way, Quincy didn’t want to do it but Joba convinced her to accept the challenge because they are good people, they donate to different foundations so they don’t have nothing to lose. Joba and Quincy travel and arrived to a cabin in the woods and they realized that it only has analogue devices such as a rotary phone, an Edison machine and religious iconography, after that discovery they were received by the Woodsman the man that will guide them through this journey. When the session begin a curiously labelled record is play and the couple realized after a moment that their bank account were drained, that their digital records were erased and that all their businesses are collapsing everything is a chaos and there is no turning back, with no more than the clothes they have on the Joba and Quincy begin the race of their life to found a way out the woods, facing a invisible threat, witnessing paranormal phenomena and trying to survive of whatever is now hunting them, in physical and spiritual way. The Woods Are Real is a movie that will try to give a lot of horror, trying to touch the spiritual and showing the mysterious journey of Joba and Quincy in the discovery that not everyone is good.

– Platform: Vudu
– Release: March 12, 2024


Life and Work of director Alix Lambert

Alix Lambert is an artist, filmmaker and television writer, she has made many works as a filmmaker such as Rabbits 2006, Goodbye, Fat Larry 2023, Bayou Blue and Mentor but her remarkable productions has been The Mark of Cain with a nomination for an Independent Spirit Award and also nominated for a Guild of America Award for her work on Deadwood, as a writer she has also made her contributions in several magazines such as Stop Smiling, ArtForum, The LA Weekly to name a few, she was a writer on the video game Syndicate and was a staff writer and associated producer on John From Cincinnati and as an artist she have has the opportunity to show her work receiving international critical acclaim, showing her work in The Museum of Modern Art, The Georges Pompidou Center and the Kwangju Biennale. Lambert co-founded and co-artistic director of The Brooklyn International Theater Company with Nelson George and Danny Simmons. No doubt that director Alix Lambert has created a life of succeeds and I only mention a few but now in this new movie she is going to give a good and a topic that will make the audience how they react or act if something similar happen to them. A versatile director that is giving a new premise that will keep the audience waiting for know the truth.


An Interesting Cast for an Interesting Movie

Matt Dellapina take the role of Joba, Dellapina aside of being an actor is also a producer and for this movie also make a contribution as a writer adding a lot of creativity to the film, an actor know for his previous role as Kevin Can F Himself 2021. Chinasa Ogbuagu plays Quincy, she is an actress born in Nigeria and is best known for her appearance in the TV Series Easttown as Mare also work in The Girl from Painville 2022 and The Following 2013. Campbell Scott is the Woodsman, Scott is an actor with a rich filmography he is also a director and producer, is an actor that his career began in theater but his main role in the big screen was in the movie Longtime Companion of 1989, now he his giving his expertise in this role to provide that touch of knowledge in this movie. Other cast members that can be mention are Nick Westrate, Jeffrey Omura, Kathleen McElfresh, Teresa Avia Lim and Laura Esposito all these actor are giving life to The Woods Are Real.


The Intriguing Plot of The Woods Are Real

The story follows Joba and Quincy a lovely and privileged couple from Brooklyn that are dedicated to live their live in a good way, trying to take the correct decisions and one of those in donate to proper foundations, everything in the life of this couple was perfect but everything changed when a friend of them returned from a long trip of pilgrimage and challenged them to test that perfect life and their values, Quincy didn’t want but Joba insist her to take up the invitation since they would have nothing to lose but they didn’t know that these challenge will change their life and will force them to find away to survive.


Audience Reception and Anticipation to the unknown

A movie that a fantasy film, with a twisted plot, moments of horror, suspension and intrigues. The Woods Are Real will give a journey through the existential exploration of ourselves and the critics and reviews will be given when the audience finally can watch the movie. Alix Lambert has created a world of mystery that will revealed on March 12th when the movie is premiered. The anticipation exist just to discover what is the real situation that the couple is going to face in the movie, lets hope is well received by the audience.

A little peek behind the scenes

Since the beginning was expected that the Alix Lambert would be the director of this production, she was the best option for her artistic vision and storytelling ability, now the movie its shown as a cinematic enigma with the intention of captivating audiences with the suspense, mystery and existential inquiry, for that reason the director invite the audience to enjoy the movie and more if you like the fantasy and horror movies. A movie that has no problems during filming and that is delivered in the scheduled time.
The Woods are Real is a movie that wants to give a lot of suspension and horror and a spiritual journey of a couple that materially speaking it has everything but they will face another true people on this world can be cruel. Director Alix Lambert and the way she tells story could be one the reasons this movie can be good, the cast will effort to bring a natural look in every performance and the plot of the story will need to be really good with different twist so as not to fall into the obvious. The Woods Are Real with it intrigue premise is a movie that the audience will enjoy to discover the end if Joba and Quincy finally managed to get out of the woods.

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Love Lies Bleeding (2024): Bloody Love & Obsession


The story is set in 1989 in a town of New Mexico forget by God, in the only gym of the town we can found Lou, the gym manager passing the day as many others but one day a special customer arrived, it was Jackie a bodybuilder that is on the way to Las Vegas for a competition but decided to spend a couple of days in the town to train before starting her journey again. Since the moment they met Lou and Jackie like each other, start knowing each other and elevate her relationship as a couple, to woman a abandon town living a passionate adventure but everything changed when Lou father called to do a job, she didn’t want to be part of that live anymore but her father force her to do so she has no other choice than follow orders, meanwhile Jackie decided to go the shooting range that the owner was casually Lou’s father, for Jackie was just another activity while she was in town but without knowing that Lou’s father was known as the crime lord of the town, arms dealer and a very dangerous man. Lou’s tried to keep that secret until the point that was impossible to keep the secret and the couple started to pass trough critics moments just to save their love. This story is about a father that wants more power and rule overall, a daughter that just want to be free from that life of crime and love immensely and about a bodybuilder that only wants to win her competition but in the road she get entangled into difficult events but facing them. Lou’s and Jackie are going to travel in torment, fighting against everyone and everything just to reach their goals and keep together.

Love Lies Bleeding will premieres in March 8th, viewers will see many images of fights, chases, blood, and scandal and the audience will discover what crimes those Lou’s commit, what kind of crimes those Lou’s family is involved and how the relationship of Lou’s and Jackie survive through all those criminal events that they will live together.

– Platform: Theater
– Release: March 8, 2024


Director Rose Glass: A Rising Talent

Rose Glass is a British director and screenwriter she made her debut with the psychological horror movie Saint Maud in 2019 the movie received two nomination in the Baftar Award and also she received the award for Best Debut Director with that movie. Glass is a raising director who has achieved recognition and good critics for her previous work with the horror movie Saunt Maud and now is bringing a total different vision with her new story Love Lies Bleeding trying to demonstrate that is a director that can work at any field and give a great result.


Different Cast with acclaimed performances

Kristen Stewart is Lou the gym manager, Stewart is an actress that is known for her role as Bella in the successful Twilight saga 2008 and also performed Diana Princes of Wales in the movie Spencer 2021 the same for which she received an Oscar nomination as Best Actress, she has a long list of performances in independents movies as well converting her in a multifaceted actress. Katy O’Brian is Jackie, with this role she is performing her first leading role, O’Brian is also a writer and martial artist and is most known for the role as Jentorra in the movie Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania 2023 and for her role of Elia Kane in the famous TV Series The Mandalorian. Jena Malone is Daysi, Malone is an actress, musician and photographer she is known for her performance in the movie Sucker Punch 2011 as Rocker and for portrayed Johanna Mason in the Hunger Games franchise. Dave Franco take the role of JJ, Franco debuted in the drama TV Series 7th Heaven but he established his carrier with roles in movies such as 21 Jump Street 2012, Charlie St. Cloud 2010, Now You See Me 2013 and Nerve 2016. Ed Harris is Lou’s father, in all this cast Harris in the most experienced actor with more than 40 years in the industry he has gained many recognitions, acclaimed and applause from the critics in many of his roles that had also gave him an Oscar nominations, some of his works are Apollo 13 (1995), The Truman Show 1998 and The Rock 1996 just for mention some of it.


Working Out The Story

The story of Lou in set in New Mexico she being a gym manager who one date mate Jackie, a bodybuilder that was just passing through because her idea was to go to Las Vegas for a contest but the destiny decided that this to protagonist entangled in an adventure of love, obsession, desire, betrayal and crimes thought that path they are going to face situations really difficult and as ironic it is one of those path is against Lou’s father. Lou and Jackie are going to fight for her love and life and director Glass is going to guide the audience through an intense story keeping them engaged to confirmed if the couple will reach their goal.

Director Rose Glass is giving to the audience a story that is different but that is remarking situations that many people live as love as first sight, a problematic family, the search of happiness but also brings the dark side of society, the need of more power, the need of rule overall and the crimes that can occur in a a forgotten town. Love Lies Bleeding is a story that will give and show all those feeling that a person can have happiness, fear, lost, love, revenge and courage, Lou’s must face her most biggest fear that is her evil father just to gain her freedom from a family that only brings her harm and also fight for the love of her life. Jackie wants to win and she will do anything to reach her goal but also is going to accept and fight for Lou. This movie is something that audience will love or heat but to confirm we must wait to the premiere and judge.

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