The most terrifying smiles have already arrived on streaming: a film about strange deaths and possessions
This movie was one of the most successful of 2022 for its dark history: it came to have almost 214 million dollars in revenue during its time in movie theaters. A more than considerable figure when compared to its budget of $17 million. Unlike other commercial proposals, it did not fare so badly in front of the critics. For example, critics gave it a 79% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The tape, since 2023, is available on Star Plus and Paramount Plus.
The inclusion of the title in the catalog of said streaming platforms has been news that has accompanied another announcement: the fact that the film will have a sequel due to success of the story projected on the big screen.
Thus, the birth of a horror sagalike the “The spell”, “Paranormal activity”among other tapes whose formula was squeezed to exhaustion, some with more success in theaters than others.
The horror genre remains one of the favorites of the audience and, without a doubt, this film falls within the parameters of public preferencesalthough it has a detail that differentiates them from the others: the disturbing smile of their characters.
THE SMILE OF EVIL
smile (“Smile” in Spanish) is the horror film that has reached star plus and Paramount Pluswith a grim story about a demon that attacks its victims little by little, playing with their minds and forming in them one of the most disturbing smiles on the big screen.
The great stage work of the film’s actors manages to turn a beautiful everyday gesture into a sign of evil. That disturbing gaze is the darkest side of this film starring Sosie BaconKal Penn, Jessie T UsherKyle Gallner, among others.
The debut of Parker Finnbased on the short film “Laura Hasn’t Slept” of said director, tells the story of how Dr. Rose Cotter discovers a series of unusual patient cases who commit suicide after acting unusually and with horrified smiles before dying.
The shocking scenes in the psychiatric ward they also cause the emotional integrity of the specialist to be undermined little by little. Despite the fact that her work and family environment asks her to take a break, because they assume that she has had a stress breakdown, the protagonist suspects that there is something more behind the deaths. And she is right: her investigation will lead her to an ancient demon and his own family history.
“Smile” Is An Entertaining Movie With Peaks Of Horror And Confusion that increase the atmosphere of the sinister. Although her finale is somewhat typical, the unfolding of Dr. Cotter’s mind games maintains the intrigue and wonder behind her cinematic proposal.