Horror Channel’s film highlights for May include the UK TV premiere of Darren Lynn Bousman’s 2010 hostage horror MOTHER’S DAY. starring Rebecca De Mornay. Hot on the heels of the I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE remake, this was another timely and terrifying reimagining of a classic grindhouse title.
MOTHER’S DAY heads up a ‘Trapped and Tortured’ season – a collection of hostage horror films, which also include the network premieres of Roland Joffe’s CAPTIVITY, and Sean Bryne’s THE LOVED ONES. Other titles in the season are WOLF CREEK and INHUMAN RESOURSES.
Plus there is a UK TV network premiere for Antoine Thomas’ creepy HIDDEN (AKA HIDDEN 3D)
Sat 31 May @ 22:50 – MOTHER’S DAY (2010) “UK TV Premiere
Fleeing a botched bank robbery, three distressed and injured brothers head for home. Except they’ve forgotten their mother’s home was recently sold to a yuppie couple, now celebrating their housewarming. Taking the partygoers hostage in the basement the brothers begin their casual humiliation and torture until mama (played by Rebecca De Mornay) arrives. Only then do the guests realise she’s the family’s most dangerous member. THE HAND THAT ROCKS THE CRADLE star delights and intimidates in a delicious performance of wicked bloodlust and wanton cruelty. Directed by Darren Lynn Bousman, it also stars Jaime King, Shawn Ashmore, Deborah Ann Woll and Patrick Flueger