Independent film can surprise you, especially horror films. Maybe low budget, maybe by new talent, maybe never picked up by a distributor. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t pretty fantastic films. Peter Szewczyk, the director of the 2021 film BEHEMOTH, worked with George Lucas credited with working on visual effects on AVATAR (2009) and HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 2 (2011), among other films. Co-writing BEHEMOTH with Derrick Ligas, the movie surprised many horror fans.
Joshua Riverton (Josh Eisenberg) decides to become a whistleblower for a company that has not been friendly to the world. Soon he finds out that doing so may lead to more than just government and corporation retribution. With the loss of his family, and bringing his friends into his predicament, he may have unleashed horrible things that will not only destroy his life but also save his prior employer from any consequences.
BEHEMOTH stars Josh Eisenberg, Jennifer Churchich, Richard Wagner, Angela Nicholas, among others. Released late in 2021 to video streaming services, the film was barely noticed by movie reviewers. But with its intriguing poster, the film got notice from many horror fans. Your co-hosts take a look at this year old movie and give their thoughts.