I Still Believe is without a doubt the biggest budget Christian movie coming out in 2020. Um…maybe not, but we applaud Wheatley for putting his own stamp on this intensely Gothic story of jealousy and obsession. Based on the real-life events of the Jonestown massacre, when more than 900 people took their own lives in a mass suicide led by cult leader Jim Jones, The Sacrament is a nasty, unflinching look at paranoia and herd mentality. Frankly, any franchise that stars Walken as a murderous angel deserves to be better known. Faith-based movies are few and far between, but we've found a few coming out in the new year. When it comes to the film industry, movies that are specifically Christianity-focused are few and far between.
An actress (Ellen Burstyn) notices that her 12-year-old daughter, Reagan (Linda Blair), has started exhibiting odd behaviour and suffering unexplained bruises. Can iconoclastic British filmmaker Ben Wheatley’s new vision of the material do the same? Blatty had to battle with the studio over creative control of the film, but despite their interference, he was proud of the finished product, even remarking that “it’s a more frightening film than The Exorcist”. It was filmed in Pierce’s hometown, Ashland City, Tenn. Michael Foust is a freelance writer. 2020 will likely be another big year for faith-based films. Sign up for BFI news, features, videos and podcasts. Instead, they fall into a trap set by the Five Points Trinity Church, an extremist, homophobic, hate-filled group who sacrifice people they deem promiscuous to assuage the wrath of God. Morfydd Clark plays Maud, a pious young nurse who believes she talks directly to God and who thinks her mission is to save the soul of former dancer Amanda (Jennifer Elhe) who is dying. This is a list of horror films that were released in 2020. The movie bounced around several release dates this year before Paramount Pictures settled on a VOD arrival. Camp penned his famous song, I Still Believe, shortly after her death. Bousman’s stint with the Saw franchise makes him perfect to helm this sort of horror mystery — which will no doubt take some mind-bending twists and turns before it’s over. Out in theaters on October 9 (UK only, US TBA). And yet, Russell’s trademark excess makes The Devils a provocative, difficult watch even now. Faith-based movies are few and far between, but we've found a few coming out in the new year. The trailer appears to tackle a provocative question – what would it look like if the Messiah (or is it Satan?) A series of powerful documentaries are scheduled for release. Horror films of 2020 on Internet Movie Database This page was last edited on 15 October 2020, at 23:36 (UTC). Alfred Hitchcock’s 1940 version of the classic Daphne du Maurier novel won Best Picture. The film world premiered to strong reviews earlier this month at Fantasia Fest 2020. Michael Foust has covered the intersection of faith and news for 20 years. The Best Christian Movies of 2020 That'll Lift Your Spirits In the New Year. In this found footage horror, 2 Vice journalists (AJ Bowen and Joe Swanberg, both figureheads of the mumblecore movement) head into a reclusive religious community led by The Father (Gene Jones) to try and rescue the sister of a photographer colleague. Sight & Sound musicals are known for their special effects, live animals and impressive sets – all on a panoramic stage that’s the width of a football field.
Dementia is at the heart of this very eerie chiller where three generations of women convene in an old family home which seems to be rotting from the inside. TV Shows. Like Saint Maud, which is in cinemas now, each of the films below provides an unholy thrill-ride. This one comes strongly recommended. Produced by CBN Documentaries and directed by Jarrod Anderson, I Am Patrick tells the story of a teenager who was placed into slavery as a shepherd in Ireland but escaped to Great Britain – yet felt called by God to return to Ireland and spread the Gospel. Here are eight Christian movies we’re anticipating in 2020. Robyn Nevin, Emily Mortimer and Bella Heathcote star in a slow build drama which delves into the horror of losing your sense of self, as Nevin’s matriarch goes missing for days and can’t remember what happened while her house is filled with odd notes, black mold and snippets of a life slipping away from her grasp. But aside from the psychic powers of its bullied protagonist, the truly terrifying part of the film is Carrie’s religiously fanatical, abusive mother. 2020 will likely be another big year for faith-based films. If faith-based movies are important to you and your family, then knowing exactly which ones are being released and when is key to not missing them when they’re in theaters. Eight years after his debut, 2012’s Antiviral, Brandon Cronenberg again proves why he could be a natural heir apparent to his father David’s body horror crown. Movies. Cailee Spaeny, Gideon Adlon, Lovie Simone and Zoey Luna star as the quartet of young women who find a book of spells and begin wielding its power. While Carrie is the one with psychic powers that turn deadly, it’s Margaret who locks Carrie in a closet of mirrors and subjects her to endless speeches demonising her body.