First ‘Polaroid’ Trailer Released

The first trailer for the late August horror film Polaroid has just been released.

In the Horror News Network’s Summer Horror Movie Preview, we discussed the origins of the the film, which is actually a remake of sorts, explaining that the film “…started as a 25 minute short film by Norwegian director Lars Klevberg (who is also on board for the American re-make/extension). Critics raved about the short film, and Variety described the new film as “the story of a high school loner, Bird Fitcher, who stumbles upon a vintage Polaroid camera tainted with a dark secret. She soon discovers the camera’s special power: those who have their picture taken are destined to have a tragic fate.”  If this sounds a bit like a new take on The Ring concept, you’re not alone.”

We also wondered if “…horror fans want another film that focuses on antiquated technology stealing your soul?  We’ll see, but if The Ring remake is any indication, this potential franchise starter may leave the cinema “over-exposed”.  The remake stars Madelaine Petsch (Riverdale) and genre favorite Mitch Pileggi (The ShockerX-Files). Again, the target audience appears to be teenagers, but will they care about or even comprehend a film about a camera that was last used 40 years ago?”

Polaroid will be released on August 25th.  Will Polaroid be a typical-teenage-horror-jump-scare fest or another late summer horror hit ala Don’t Breathe?  You be the judge!

 

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Nick Banks
Staff Writer at Horror News Network

Nick joined the website in 2015. His lifelong love of comics and horror began with Universal Monsters and the Incredible Hulk. He has fond memories of going to Waldbaum’s supermarket with his mother and being rewarded with a 3-pack of sealed comics. It’s been all downhill from there… Since those early days, his life has been immersed in four color action and scares on the silver screen.


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