With spooky season quick approaching, depart it to the horror-loving minds over at Blumhouse to make the seemingly no-brainer alternative of kickstarting the advertising for his or her high-profile horror film simply in time for Halloween. (As current high-profile disappointments have proven, this is not as apparent as we might assume.) Fortunately, “Completely Killer” certain appears to be channeling the spirit of the event … with an ’80s twist and loads of “Again to the Future” references. (Sure, in case you have been questioning, that “Mamacita” gag is 100% a riff on Marty McFly’s awkward run-in along with his dad George.)
Directed by Nahnatchka Khan (“Recent Off the Boat,” “All the time Be My Possibly”) from a script by David Matalon, Sasha Perl-Raver, and Jen D’Angelo, “Completely Killer” boasts an impressively stacked solid led by the breakout star of “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina,” Kiernan Shipka. She’s joined by Olivia Holt, Charlie Gillespie, Lochlyn Munro, Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson, Stephi Chin-Salvo, Anna Diaz, Jeremy Monn-Djasgnar, Ella Choi, Kelcey Mawema, Liana Liberato, Nathaniel Appiah, and Jonathan Potts. Oh, and let’s give some love to 2 veteran actors who show they absolutely perceive the project in Julie Bowen, the overprotective mother of the story, and Randall Parks as a skeptical small-town cop.
Style followers shall be happy to know “Completely Killer” is rated R for “bloody violence, language, sexual materials, and teenage drug/alcohol use.” In fact, we might’ve most well-liked to see a sure-to-be crowd-pleaser like this on the most important display screen doable. However viewers can count on the slasher-comedy to hit Prime Video streaming on October 6, 2023.