It’s that time again, the end of the year is here and it is time for us to share with you the best films that we’ve seen in 2018. To learn more about the film and to watch the trailer click on the film’s title.
Based on a true unsolved outbreaks of wildlife mutations, Strange Nature marks the directorial debut of fx master James Ojala (Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Thor, Tron: Legacy). In the film, “a children’s hiking group in rural Minnesota discover several live, mutated frogs along a pond. In the same area, a single mother, Kim, and her 11-year-old son, Brody, have just moved in with her estranged father, Chuck. It’s not long before they too start witnessing strange occurrences including a disemboweled deer and the family dog’s deformed puppies.
As the fear rises the rumors begin to fly. Some blame the intimidating disfigured hermit father and daughter who live on a surrounding lake. Environmental science points to the water sources. Possibly causes are pesticides, parasites or both. As the chaos spreads it becomes clear that Chuck’s cabin is a hotspot ground zero for these mutations.