If Evil Dead isn't your idea of fun, then may I suggest a film about evil-in-the-making that also opens on Friday? It's called Simon Killer, and it stars charismatic Brady Corbet as a young American up to no good in Paris. Simon appears to have traveled to the City of Lights to recover from a bad break-up, but, as this tense, visually striking film uncoils, it becomes apparent that he's suffering a breakdown that will have lethal consequences. more »
The Martha Marcy May Marlene camp notches another chilling character study in the AFI Fest selection Simon Killer, an unsettling look at a young American's dark descent in Paris directed by Borderline Films' Antonio Campos (Afterschool). Glimpse what lies in store with the film's hauntingly gorgeous, Kubrickian poster design, exclusively on Movieline.