She may have won an Oscar for starring in The Queen, but Helen Mirren is no stranger to genre films. From Red to the Fast and Furious franchise and Winchester, Mirren has been known to dabble in the weird. Next up, she’s joining a universe befitting of that versatility.
Many scary movies claim to be inspired by true events, and Winchester has an especially rich history. The enormous, bizarre mansion at its center has long been one of San Jose, California’s biggest tourist attractions. Unfortunately, the story the movie chooses to explore within its walls is utterly predictable.
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