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Movie Monday: 7 Below

I saw an ad on Facebook that said something to the effect “Like haunted house movies?” Of course that caught my eye. I clicked through and discovered the page for 7 Below.

The next thing to catch my eye was Ving Rhames. (Loved him in so many things, but most especially Dawn of the Dead. I have crushed on him hard ever after.)

Another actor I used to crush on who I was surprised to see in this was Val Kilmer. I don’t even remember the last movie I saw him in. I know a lot of my girlfriends growing up swooned over Ice Man from Top Gun, but I was a late Val Kilmer fan. It wasn’t until The Ghost and the Darkness and The Saint that watching him made my heart skip a beat.

Anyway, 7 Below looks interesting. Since it skipped theaters (or didn’t come to any near me at any rate) and went straight to DVD, I’m thinking this movie might not be super. But it’s a scary movie set in a haunted house starring two actors I dig so…I’ll most likely give it a try.

7 Below releases to DVD on April 17, 2012.

Did this hit a theater near you? Does it look like one you’ll want to watch also?


A supernatural thriller in the vein of The Ring meets The Grudge with explosive terror and spine-chilling suspense and action about a group of strangers who must ride out a storm while stranded in a foreboding house where they encounter an evil presence. In the midst of a hurricane in 1910, a 10 year-old boy named Sean brutally murdered his mother, father, aunt and two little sisters. Now, Adam (Matt Barr) his brother Isaac (Luke Goss) along with four strangers, McCormick (Val Kilmer) and his wife Brooklyn (Bonnie Somerville), a young Doctor (Christian Baha) and a local girl (Rebecca Da Costa) find themselves trapped in the same home where the murders occurred one hundred years later, after a tour bus accident has left them stranded. Their host, a mysterious loner named Jack (Ving Rhames), has his own personal reasons for wanting the group to remain in his home. As the storm rages outside, strange and horrifying things begin to happen inside! This cinematic thrill ride will keep you on the edge of your seat from the stunning opening to the shocking conclusion!


Courtney Mroch
Courtney Mroch, otherwise known as HJ's Ambassador of Dark and Paranormal Tourism, is an author, traveler, and ghost enthusiast. When she's not writing, jaunting, or planning her next trip, it's a safe bet you'll find her in one of three places: on a tennis court somewhere, on a yoga mat somewhere, or watching a horror movie somewhere. She currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee.

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