• Blumhouse's The Lie Managed to Do the 1 Thing I Wasn't Expecting - Surprise Me

    21 days ago - By Pop Sugar

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    Blumhouse's The Lie , which premiered on Amazon Prime Video on Oct. 6 , stars Joey King as Kayla, a teenage girl who drags her parents into a web of lies due to a lethal mistake. When it comes to horror movies, I pride myself on the fact that I can usually see a twist coming. The Lie is one of the few films that really surprised me when the twist is finally revealed at the end. What makes this particular twist so devastating is King's portrayal of Kayla, which has the audience wondering whether they should feel empathy for her or see her as a monster. It also helps that as Kayla's...
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  • Joey King's The Lie Is an Unsettling Take on Real-Life Fears: "It's Every Person's Worst Nightmare"

    Joey King's The Lie Is an Unsettling Take on Real-Life Fears: "It's Every Person's Worst Nightmare"

    21 days ago - By Pop Sugar

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    While Joey King is no stranger to the horror genre, Blumhouse's The Lie, which premiered on Amazon Prime Video on Oct. 6, is a new chapter for her - unlike her previous horror movies, there's nothing supernatural about it. In the film, King stars as Kayla, a teenage girl still reeling from her parents divorce who makes a lethal mistake, which ultimately costs her everything she holds dear. However, The Lie isn't just Kayla's story; it's also about the extreme lengths that parents - played here by Peter Sarsgaard and Mireille Enos - will go to protect their children.
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