31 Days of Hallowe’en 2017, Day 5: The Bay [2012]

the bay barry levinson horror movie

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Barry Levinson directing a horror movie – and for the first time – is enough to raise my eyebrows (I can’t raise just one; I’m not Emilia Clarke). More so on knowing that this this is a found-footage cautionary tale about not fucking up our planet’s environment (Levinson devised the idea as an offshoot of an eco-documentary about the Chesapeake Bay area, where the film is set). According to Levinson, the movie is “80% accurate” with regard to pollution issues in the area. Our monsters? Fish parasites from toxic water, mutating their human hosts, and which are aggressively pathogenic. In short, if Al Gore wrote a zombie movie. So far, so intriguing.

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