Taking influence from the glory days when such filmmakers were shown a certain degree of respect, West has been coming into his own and receiving a similar amount of praise from both genre fans and critics in general.
From his first film, The Roost, up until his breakout success with The House of the Devil, he has shown considerable improvements and continues to grow as a storyteller. His latest, The Innkeepers, looks to return to the atmospheric pacing that House of the Devil became famous for.
Magnolia, who are releasing the film, have just released the poster artwork (seen up above) and have also just went live with the green band trailer. As big fans of Ti West, we here at Varied Celluloid are incredibly excited for this title! Released On Demand December 30th, and the film will also hit theatres starting February 3rd. For those interested, here is the official plot synopsis and a link to the green band trailer.
After over one hundred years of service, The Yankee Pedlar Inn is shutting its doors for good. The last remaining employees -Claire (Sara Paxton) and Luke (Pat Healy) – are determined to uncover proof of what many believe to be one of New England’s most haunted hotels. As the Inn’s final days draw near, odd guests check in as the pair of minimum wage “ghost hunters” begin to experience strange and alarming events that may ultimately cause them to be mere footnotes in the hotel’s long unexplained history