Sam Raimi Names His Favorite Recent Horror Movie

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Barbarian is a horror movie released in 2022

During an appearance at WonderCon, director Sam Raimi revealed his favorite recently released movie - a horror film from 2022 called Barbarian, which he called great and fantastic

Directed by Zach Cregger, the movie follows Tess (played by Georgina Campbell), a woman staying in a Detroit Airbnb for a job interview. 

But, things take a turn when she discovers what is lurking in the basement. Bill SkarsgÄrd plays Tess' fellow guest, while Justin Long plays a disgraced actor and the owner of the Airbnb. "Barbarian" currently has a score of 93% on Rotten Tomatoes.

The movie was a box office success, generating $45.4 million from a budget of 4-4.5 million, and proved to be a big success for Zach Cregger in his solo screen writing and directorial debut.

Cregger was inspired by the non-fiction book The Gift of Fear, citing a section that encourages women to trust their intuition and not ignore the subconscious red flags that arise in their day-to-day interactions with men.

Catch the trailer below.

Have you seen Barbarian? What did you think of it?

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