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The Hive

USA 2023
produced by
Timothy Haug (executive), Jared Allmond (executive), Matthew Helderman (executive), Luke Taylor (executive) for Haug MGMT, Little Forest Productions
directed by Jared Allmond
starring Timothy Haug, Christie Griffin, Miles Taber, Julianne Ruck, Whitney Reade, Mark Norwood, Blake Eli, Anabelle Crivelli, Elizabeth Schembre
written by Jared Allmond, music by Jared Allmond, Travis Lefebvre, special makeup effects by Brittany Moody

review by
Mike Haberfelner

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The marriage of Albie (Timothy Haug) and Penny (Christie Griffin) has seen better days - the romance is pretty much out of it, and that she has given up her acting career to become a stay-at-home mum isn't really helping much, or that he's an unsuccessful writer who has problems getting things done. But tonight they have left the kids (Blake Eli, Anabelle Crivelli) to go out together and hopefully patch things up. And the evening goes fine until they return home and find two strangers (Miles Taber, Julianne Ruck) in their house, who claim it's theirs and refuse to leave. Albie calls the police repeatedly, but they refuse to help, especially since the strange man turns out to be a cop. They visit Penny's sister Kimmy (Whitney Reade) for abode, but she flat out refuses to let them spends the night but suggests to sneak into their own house to collect evidence against the strangers to armed with this pretty much force the police to help. They do, but are captured by the strangers, tied up and questioned - only their questions about how to access humankinds hive mind don't make any sense, yet failure to answer results in severe pain. And it more and more turns out that these strangers might not even be from this world ...

 

The Hive is a rather weird and wonderful movie, weird because its blend of home invasion story, science fiction and dramedy about a troubled coupleoften takes unexpected turns and not always makes sense right away, but wonderful because this blend absolutely works, the very diverse genre elements actually work in combination. And a smooth directorial effort, a strong cast playing rather colourful characters, and good chemistry and dynamic between these characters make thig one a very entertaining watch.

 

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