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Bobby Miller’s one-of-a-kind body-horror film “THE CLEANSE” is coming this spring; trailer and poster

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 | News


We’ve been waiting too long for writer/director Bobby Miller’s unique and fascinating THE CLEANSE (previously titled THE MASTER CLEANSE) to become visible to the masses following its festival run, and now it’s on its way. Read on for the info, trailer and poster.

Vertical Entertainment releases THE CLEANSE to select theaters and VOD May 4. The film stars Johnny Galecki (THE BIG BANG THEORY), Anna Friel, Anjelica Huston, Oliver Platt, Kyle Gallner (A HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT), Diana Bang and Kevin J. O’Connor (LORD OF ILLUSIONS), with some unusual makeup effects by Nicholas Podbrey and Werner Pretorius. According to the official synopsis, Galecki “plays Paul Berger, an unemployed, down-and-out, heartbroken man searching for happiness. When Paul sees an ad for a spiritual retreat promising to restart your life, he immediately signs up, hoping to cleanse himself and fix his broken life. But after only a few days, he discovers the cleanse is releasing more than just everyday toxins…a lot more.”

See our review of THE CLEANSE here, and visit the movie’s official website and Facebook page.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and in addition to his work for RUE MORGUE, he has been a longtime writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. He has also written for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM, MOVIEMAKER and others. He is the author of the AD NAUSEAM books (1984 Publishing) and THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press), and he has contributed documentaries, featurettes and liner notes to numerous Blu-rays, including the award-winning feature-length doc TWISTED TALE: THE UNMAKING OF "SPOOKIES" (Vinegar Syndrome).