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New trailer and poster for Robert Eggers’ “THE LIGHTHOUSE” shine through

Monday, September 9, 2019 | News


One of the year’s most anticipated genre films, director Robert Eggers’ follow-up to THE WITCH has a fresh trailer and poster you can see past the jump.

A24 releases THE LIGHTHOUSE to theaters October 18. Written by Robert and Max Eggers and shot in atmospheric black and white, the movie stars Willem Dafoe stars as a lighthouse keeper on an island off the New England coast in the 1890s who takes on a new assistant (Robert Pattinson). There’s tension between them from the start, and their situation soon becomes hallucinatory and horrifying as well.

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).