‘Wounds’ Trailer: Armie Hammer And Dakota Johnson Are Haunted By A Cursed Cell Phone

Oh, Wounds. I had forgotten you existed. The film by Under the Shadow director Babak Anvari made its debut at Sundance earlier this year, bringing with it some serious star power in Dakota Johnson, Armie Hammer, and Zazie Beetz. Despite that, reviews for the film were mixed at best, which should explain the lack of buzz just a couple of weeks before it premieres on Hulu.

Without giving away too much, think of Wounds as an updated version of The Ring, only with characters haunted by a cursed cell phone. Anvari’s gift for malevolent atmosphere and shocking imagery is in full effect, but for me it was all in service of a story that never made any sense. In fact, it was comical how nonsensical it was.

However, in my review I noted that there would undoubtedly be a certain segment of folks who will see more in the movie’s creepiness than me. Perhaps you will be one of them.  Wounds debuts on Hulu on October 18th.

Travis Hopson has been reviewing movies before he even knew there was such a thing. Having grown up on a combination of bad '80s movies, pro wrestling, comic books, and hip-hop, Travis is uniquely positioned to geek out on just about everything under the sun. A vampire who walks during the day and refuses to sleep, Travis is the co-creator and lead writer for Punch Drunk Critics. He is also a contributor to Good Morning Washington, WBAL Morning News, and WETA Around Town. In the five minutes a day he's not working, Travis is also a voice actor, podcaster, and Twitch gamer. Travis is a voting member of the Critics Choice Association (CCA), Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA), and Late Night programmer for the Lakefront Film Festival.

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