Elect: ‘The Invitation’ surprises as thrilling Movie Review – (2022)

Cross the tendencies of Jane Austen with those of Bram Stoker, and you have the surprisingly frightening and fun new gothic-horror picture “The Invitation.

At the same time, the movie is working overtime to set up the Abbey as a dark place full of shadows and menace.

The Invitation follows the story of Will as he goes to his ex-wife Eden’s dinner party.

I just turned 32, and one of the weirdest things about getting older is that suddenly dinner parties become the go-to event for your friends. I’m not going to act like I don’t enjoy dinner parties.

It’s rough work trying to remix a classic like Bram Stoker’s Dracula when there have been 125 years of others endlessly giving it a go on paper, stage, and screen.

The test results bring up a distant cousin eager to meet up.