Interview: ‘The Crucifixion’ Director Xavier Gens

Lionsgate’s The Crucifixion is out today in select Theaters and On Demand. Earlier this week I had a chance to speak to the director of the film Xavier Gens. We discussed the real life inspiration for the movie, the filming of it and much more. Check below for the full audio of the interview with Xavier.

MY TAKE: 

I enjoyed speaking to Xavier. Yes, the French accent was cool, but the knowledge that he shared about the making of the film was great. His unique perspective really comes through. It was interesting to hear about how he wanted to keep it authentic and respect the real people this story was based on and leaning on them to bring the reality into the film.

It was interesting to hear him speak about brining an American touch, but from a French and European perspective. This really holds true and is evident in the movie with the look and presentation, it’s notable.

The Crucifixion is a terrific and unique take on the exorcism genre. There is a slew of exorcism themed films out there, but this has a whole lot more to offer. As chilling and scary as it is, it is more of a mystery you need to follow and piece together. It’s has a real journalistic flare. You get to navigate alongside the main actor Sophie Cookson and experience all the reveals together. This is an under-the-radar movie that can’t be overlooked.

The Crucifixion is out now in select Theaters and On Demand 

Win a DVD Copy of the Chilling Horror ‘Escape Room’

Just in time for Halloween comes the new Lionsgate chilling and tension packed horror-thriller Escape Room. Starring Evan Williams (TV’s “Awkward” and “Degrassi: The Next Generation”), Annabelle Stephenson (TV’s “Revenge”), and Billy Flynn (TV’s “Days of our Lives”). This is the kinda claustrophobic movie that will keep you on the edge of your seat. What better way to celebrate Halloween than getting in some timely scares.

You can win a FREE copy of Escape Room. All you need to do is Tweet to @TheReelTalker and/or @TheJimAlexander the name of your favorite scary movie and use the hashtag #EscapeRoom to be entered into a drawing for a free copy of the the film. Only one entry per person is eligible for the drawing. Winners will be selected at random and notified prior to the release of the film on October 17. 

Escape Room releases on DVD, Digital HD and On Demand on October 17, 2017 from Lionsgate.