#3. “Nocturne” ⭐⭐⭐
“Nocturne” is one of four horror movies released by Blumhouse Studios. It was directed by Zu Quirke and written by Zu Quirke. Movie Poster of “Nocturne” from Amazon.com.
When I saw that Jumanji star Madison Iseman would be featured in this movie as Vivian (twin sister of Julia) and that Euphoria Star Sydney Sweeney would be playing Julia (twin sister of Vivian), I was beyond excited to see the outcome. “Nocturne” is centered around how Julia grows up in Vivian’s shadow, constantly competing to prove that she is just as good at piano as her sister is. She ends up finding a musical journal of a classmate who committed suicide, which changes her for the worse. The movie, even though produced by Blumhouse, felt more like a complicated drama with supernatural elements included. The references to the Devil were interesting, but incredibly predictable as the journal includes illustrations that reoccur quite often within the movie. Julia and Vivian’s constant fighting was one of the main focuses, causing the drama to shine through more than the actual horror component. The end, nevertheless was disgusting and not expected, which was a tribute to how Blumhouse usually produces their movies. I place this movie as my third favorite due to the heavy focus on drama over horror and the obvious predictability.