Halloween is coming soon with October nearing ever closer. This time tends to be the best for horror movies. On October 2, 2012; Dark Sky Films will release Hypothermia which looks like it will show some promise. The imagery in the poster looks scary indeed with the vicious creature lurking below the thin ice waiting to pounce on it’s unsuspecting human prey. I will be looking forward to seeing this horror film soon.
A family returns to their favorite winter getaway for some peaceful ice fishing, little suspecting that they are about to become bait for a hideous underwater creature in HYPOTHERMIA, a bloody and bone-chilling shocker coming to DVD from genre specialists Dark Sky Films on October 2, 2012, with an SRP of $24.98.
Ray Pelletier (Michael Rooker; "The Walking Dead," Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Slither) is looking forward to a quiet weekend of ice fishing with his family at the same peaceful lake they’ve been visiting for years. Unfortunately for the Pelletiers, the obnoxious big-city father-son duo of Steve and Stevie Cote has picked the same weekend to spend at the remote frozen spot.
The fishermen quickly notice that the fish below the thick ice aren’t biting, and Ray thinks the Cotes’ state-of-the-art gear, including a loud ice drill, has scared them all away. But the two families’ petty squabbles are soon eclipsed by a much greater enemy: Something unnatural and ferocious is under the ice, and its prey is human. Miles from civilization and with only a few inches separating them from the freezing water below, the Pelletiers and the Cotes must find a way to work together to fight the vicious creature that’s out to hunt them.
Directed by James Felix McKenney (Automatons, Canniballistic, Satan Hates You) and produced by the creators of new cult classics The House of the Devil, The Innkeepers, and Stake Land, HYPOTHERMIA is as taut as a fishing line snagged by a barracuda. This modern spin on the classic monster movie features memorable performances from horror vet Rooker and co-stars Blanche Baker (Sixteen Candles, The Girl Next Door) and Greg Finley ("The Secret Life of the American Teenager").
Directed by James Felix McKenney
Official Synopsis: Ray Pelletier just wants to spend a pleasant and relaxing weekend ice fishing with his family. Alas, Ray's plans are ruined by the unwanted presence of the obnoxious big city father and son duo of Steve Cote and Stevie Jr. However, the two squabbling families are forced to set aside their differences and work together after a vicious monster awakens from the cold waters of the remote frozen lake area they are staying at.
Cast: Larry Fessenden, Michael Rooker, Greg Finley, Asa Liebmann, Blanche Baker, Benjamin Forster, Amy Chang, Don Wood