Brian Duffield & Kaitlyn Dever take horror to new heights on Hulu
Kaitlyn Dever's Brynn fights off sinister aliens in Brian Duffield's heart-pounding horror, "No One Will Save You." Streaming exclusively on Hulu from September 22.
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The mastermind behind "Spontaneous" and "Love and Monsters," Brian Duffield, is at it again, crafting a tale that combines chilling horror with scintillating sci-fi. His latest masterpiece, "No One Will Save You," features a riveting portrayal of alienation with hostile extraterrestrials standing in as a formidable metaphor.
Brynn's Night of Terror
Kaitlyn Dever's portrayal of Brynn, a woman on the edge of society, finds solace through creative endeavors, hiding a past shrouded in mystery. However, this veneer of normalcy is shattered when, in the dead of night, her home becomes ground zero for an alien invasion. "It sparks a nonstop battle to evade Brynn’s attackers—emphasis on nonstop," a testament to Duffield's knack for crafting lean thrillers that never waste a beat.
The pace set by Duffield, in just under 90 minutes, is nothing short of exhilarating. From introducing Brynn's world to the adrenaline-pumping encounters with extraterrestrials, every moment is crafted with precision. But it's not just about the action. The unique score by Joe Trapanese and the nerve-tickling sound design from the talented duo of Will Files and Chris Terhune add layers to this horror, making dialogue almost redundant. When words do finally pierce the silent tension, "it hits all the harder."
Dever's portrayal of Brynn is an emotional roller coaster. From showcasing impeccable action-hero flair to diving deep into the complexities of her character's psyche, she effortlessly carries the weight of the film. As Brynn grapples with her past while fending off relentless alien attackers, the narrative unfolds in ways that attest to Duffield's "talent for seamlessly grafting emotionally potent character arcs and social metaphors onto innovative genre vehicles." The climax of this high-tension saga is a satisfying culmination that allows for both a sigh of relief and introspection.
If you're thinking this is just another alien movie, think again! Duffield not only brings the iconic grey aliens back to the forefront but adds his unique flair, introducing a complex hierarchy full of unexpected twists. Cinematographer Aaron Morton captures this electrifying chaos with impeccable finesse. Yet, amid all this, it is the haunting soundscapes and Dever's performance that remain the undeniable stars.
For those seeking a mix of intense action, profound emotions, and spine-chilling horror, "No One Will Save You brings high-octane thrills and chills with purpose, making for a spooky season must-watch." Don't forget to dim those lights and crank up the volume when it begins streaming exclusively on Hulu this September 22.
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