Mediocre horror can make a haunted house or a killer on the loose scary. Good horror makes the commonplace scary.
The setting of 2017’s A Cure for Wellness is simple: a man sets off to bring his boss home from a wellness spa. But in this dystopian future, wellness is on steroids and the spa isn’t what it seems.
Gore Verbinski (The Ring) directs this psychological horror thriller where spa goers undergo mysterious eel treatments in a very hotel California meets American Horror Story: Asylum Alps retreat.
It might end up being a good reminder that “wellness” companies exist to create problems you’ll pay them to fix. Here’s the trailer: