The Power (2021)
December 5, 2021 11:22 AM - Subscribe

London, 1974. As Britain prepares for electrical blackouts to sweep across the country, trainee nurse Val arrives for her first day at the crumbling East London Royal Infirmary. With most of the patients and staff evacuated to another hospital, Val is forced to work the night shift, finding herself in a dark, near empty building. Within these walls lies a deadly secret, forcing Val to face both her own traumatic past and deepest fears.

Currently streaming in the US on Shudder.
posted by DirtyOldTown (4 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
I am increasingly grateful for the curated aspect of Shudder. If a person enjoys under-the-radar horror movies, they need only play the newest featured selections and those are just about guaranteed to be pretty good.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 11:36 AM on December 5, 2021 [1 favorite]

This is a little slow starting. And in the end, it's a Something Bad Once Happened Here and This Place Is Cursed movie. But the period detail is terrific. I feel like if poor Val had finished nursing school five years earlier, she'd have joined the crew at Call the Midwife instead of being haunted.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 12:31 PM on December 5, 2021

Director: What are you thinking for palette?
DP: All of the colors that piss can be.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 12:41 PM on December 5, 2021 [1 favorite]

This looks like my kind of thing! Including the "slow starting".
posted by theatro at 3:45 PM on December 5, 2021

« Older The Walking Dead: World Beyond...   |  Movie: Honeydew... Newer »

You are not logged in, either login or create an account to post comments