10 Horror Films Will Hit Theaters This Summer: Is That Overkill?

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This summer, movie fans are finally able to return to theaters, with a selection to satisfy everyone’s taste buds. And with that comes a flurry of horror films, both in theaters and on streaming platforms — 10, to be exact, starting with Friday’s “Saw” reboot “Spiral: From the Book of Saw” from Lionsgate. Is that overkill after such a horrifying year? Industry insiders say horror flicks are exactly what people will need this summer after a year of negative COVID-19 related headlines, being stuck at home and heavy political moments. “I think people want an escape. They want to step outside of their homes and commune with like-minded ‘weirdos,'” “Spiral” director Darren Lynn Bousman told TheWrap. “I recently attended a movie in a proper theater. It was cathartic. For those 90 minutes, I forgot all the insane trauma we all just endured. For those 90 minutes, I was transported. Movies are more than just movies right now. They are a much needed reminder that things are turning around!” Michael Chaves, the director of the upcoming “Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It,” agreed, and is says he is looking forward to watching many horror movies in theaters this summer. “This...

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