Director David Bruckner’s THE RITUAL was a horror hit for Netflix, and an opportunity for columnist Jess Peacock to analyze and discuss what makes the movie a HALLOWED HORROR.
David Bruckner has made such a strong impression with his work in omnibus movies for so long that it’s a bit startling to note that THE RITUAL is his first feature as solo director. On this evidence, the transition was long overdue.
David Bruckner, part of the directorial team behind the techno-fright film THE SIGNAL and creator of the most disturbing segment of the anthology SOUTHBOUND, is the solo helmer on Netflix’s upcoming THE RITUAL. A trailer and poster have just been unveiled.