3 items from 2011
The Inheritance is an urban horror movie that follows five cousins, Karen (Golden Brooks), Henry (D.B. Woodside), Tyrone (Darrin Dewitt Henson), Lily (Rochelle Aytes), and Simpson (Shawn Michael Howard) on a “family reunion” type gathering to find out about their inheritance they will be receiving. Naturally it’s a horror movie so things start to go wrong for them after they arrive at the house, in the dead of winter and in the middle of nowhere. They find out things about their ancestors that they end up wishing would have just stayed a secret.
Their uncle Melvin (Keith David) plays host to the small group, there’s a party, people getting hammered and some begin to die. We see some crazy tribal shadows appear at times which are really creepy at times. Blood gets splattered and like I said before, more people die. Other relatives also show up and stories »
Dread hit the Los Angeles premiere of director Robert O’Hara’s Gothic horror-thriller The Inheritance this past Friday night at the Culver Plaza Theatre and brought back exclusive interviews with the film’s vivacious producer Effie T. Brown as well as with the feature’s star Keith David (John Carpenter’s The Thing).
Debuting as part of the Pan African Film Festival (the flick has scored awards at several film fests, including ‘Winner of Grand Jury Prize for Best Actor’ at 2010’s American Black Film Fest), The Inheritance bows to DVD and Blu-ray on April 12, 2011 from One Village Entertainment.
Speaking with Dread, producer Brown said of the sway (as indicated in the press notes) of The Shining and Rosemary’s Baby on her film (which revolves around five ambitious cousins who gather at their family’s homestead to claim an inheritance, only to find themselves thrust into a world of terrifying rituals, »
NBC "The Cape" star Keith David will be at the Pan-African Film Festival premiere of the Award-winning thriller, "The Inheritance." On Friday, February 18, 2011, the all-star screening will be held at the Culver Plaza Theatre, the Wells Fargo Screen (Theater 5) in Culver City, CA Actor Keith David, Shawn Michael Howard and Lanre Idewu, Producer Effie T. Brown and many more notables will be in attendance. The film features five ambitious cousins who gather at a family homestead to claim an inheritance. They are thrust into a terrifying world of rituals, trances and demonic possessions as they compete for their share of a mysterious family fortune in One Village Entertainment.s gothic thriller. In the tradition »
- April MacIntyre
3 items from 2011