The Neon Demon is an upcoming horror film inspired by the legend of serial killer Elizabeth Báthory and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive, Bronson). It stars Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks, Jena Malone, Keanu Reeves, Abbey Lee, Bella Heathcote, Desmond Harrington and Karl Glusman. It is set to debut at the 69th Cannes Film Festival.
This was the first on my 2016 list of movies I wanted to see and it did not disappoint. I admit that I’m biased – it’s a zombie film and it’s British. I loved the idea of this film so much that I might have decided that I liked the film before I even saw it. It’s so clever! What I was not expecting was how perfectly the theme of Zombie Apocalypse could be patched into a Jane Austin novel. It’s a parody but it actually stands on its own as a fully functional film. Read more