‘Mail Order Monster’ & ‘Hold The Dark’ Review
Mail Order Monster
A girl seeks help and guidance from a robot monster to cope with the bullies at school and her father’s new girlfriend.
Charisma Carpenter, Josh Hopkins, Emma Rayne Lyle
Hold The Dark (2018) Netflix
Retired naturalist and wolf expert Russell Core journeys to the edge of civilization in northern Alaska at the pleading of Medora Slone, a young mother whose son was killed by a pack of wolves. As Core attempts to help Medora track down the wolves who took her son, a strange and dangerous relationship develops between the two lonely souls. But when Medora’s husband Vernon returns home from the Iraq War, the news of his child’s death ignites a violent chain of events. As local cop Donald Marium races to stop Vernon’s vengeful rampage, Core is forced on a perilous odyssey into the heart of darkness.
Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård, James Badge Dale