REVIEW: Insidious: The Red Door (2023) - Starring Ty Simpkins, Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Andrew Astor, Steve Coulter, Joseph Bishara, Whannell, Angus Sampson, and Lin Shaye

Insidious: The Red Door takes the audience on a chilling journey into the depths of supernatural horror, skilfully crafted by director Patrick Wilson in his directorial debut. As the fifth instalment in the renowned Insidious franchise, the film weaves a sinister tale of forgotten memories, familial strife, and the malevolent forces lurking in the shadows.

Set nine years after the events of Insidious: Chapter 2, the film introduces us to a fractured world where Josh Lambert's haunting past is concealed within his repressed memories. Portrayed by Patrick Wilson, Josh navigates a life marred by divorce, loss, and strained relationships. The demise of his mother Lorraine sets the stage for a series of unnerving encounters that delve into the heart of unresolved family dynamics.

The narrative escalates when Josh's son, Dalton, played by (Ty Simpkins), unwittingly draws a foreboding image of the titular red door, a portal to the eerie realm known as The Further. As the spectral events unfold, it becomes evident that the legacy of this red door extends beyond mere superstition. Josh's confrontation with the vengeful spirit of his long-lost father unveils layers of emotional turmoil, fusing the supernatural with deeply rooted familial conflicts.

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