Among the many many challenges confronted by little one stars who’ve grown up within the highlight, typecasting may be hell. There was all the time an opportunity that Daniel Radcliffe’s post-Harry Potter career would proceed to be outlined by fantasy, however nobody may’ve fairly predicted Horns. This twisted story, based mostly on a novel by Joe Hill and directed by Alexandre Aja, stars Radcliffe as Ig. Falsely accused of murdering his girlfriend Merrin (Juno Temple), Ig out of the blue begins sprouting massive, devilish horns from his head. As he tries to unravel Merrin’s dying, Ig additionally realizes his horns include supernatural powers, magically compelling folks to supply up their darkest secrets and techniques.

Horns is polarizing, to make certain, with reviewers break up on the film’s high quality when all is alleged and finished. Its uncommon mixing of tones — half fantasy, half horror, half comedy, half crime drama — will both fascinate you or could flip you off, relying in your tastes. Regardless, it is certainly a daring and interesting expertise, headlined by a very compelling efficiency from the person who’s not the Boy Who Lived.