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Exclusive clip: Something scary in the shower from “HE’S WATCHING”

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 | Exclusives, News


This chiller about haunted siblings is a true family affair.

XYZ Films releases HE’S WATCHING on VOD tomorrow, July 21. It was written, directed, shot and edited by Jacob Aaron Estes (of the acclaimed MEAN CREEK and DON’T LET GO) with his family during the COVID-19 lockdown; he produced with his wife, musician Gretchen Lieberum, and their children Iris Serena Estes and Lucas Steel Estes, Iris contributed to the story and the two kids star. The synopsis: “When happy-go-lucky siblings Iris and Lucas (playing fictionalized versions of themselves) are left alone while their parents recover from an illness, a series of playful pranks they play on each other escalate when they start receiving unsettling images and videos on their phones. With the incoming messages becoming increasingly nightmarish, Iris and Lucas realize something sinister has taken root in their home.”

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).