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Highly Suspect Review: Ma

Ma Movie Review


Octavia Spencer teams up again with her director from the heartwarming The Help to make exactly the kind of movie you were expecting: a horror movie about a friendly older woman who first invites into her home and then starts stalking and trying to murder a bunch of teenage kids. What, wait? No, it’s true. Spencer is the antagonist in this Blumhouse flick and pretty much is unquestionably the lead. Teenagers will avoid all common sense when it comes to partying. The titular “ma” just wants to be liked and has some serious issues left over from her own school days. Together this leads to some pretty triggering stuff for Spencer that may or may not be what you asked for as a horror fan. For some of our crew, it very much was. For some, not at all. Listen to Chris, Patience, Ben, and JC give their reviews.


Directed By: Tate Taylor

Starring: Octavia Spencer, Juliette Lewis, Diana Silvers, Luke Evans, Missi Pyle, McKayley Miller, Allison Janey

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