Fans obsess over ‘awesomely bloody’ new horror film with 100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Posted by  badge Boss on Feb 20

A new horror movie has got film fans on the edges of their seats, and has been given a perfect score by many.

Irish flick Double Blind was recently released to rave reviews, boasting an .

The teaser for sees a group of people embarking on a five-day clinical drug trial at an underground medical facility, in exchange for cash.

However, things take a turn when they’re given tablets and instructed to stay awake as long as possible.

As the experiment descends into chaos, with participants battling to save their lives – and apparently becoming possessed – a doctor can be heard voicing her fears for all involved, explaining: ‘Their whole immune systems have gone haywire.’

The clip ends with a bloodchilling warning, adding: ‘Everyone stay awake, whatever you do. Don’t go to sleep, don’t even close your eyes. If you fall asleep, you’ll die.’

Fans are raving over new horror film Double Blind (Picture: Epic Pictures)

Fans couldn’t get enough of the ‘exciting’ horror offering, and quickly commended it on Rotten Tomatoes, where it currently has a perfect score.

‘This is a really good, claustrophobic cabin fever type sci-fi horror flick. An awesomely bloody journey and ending as well,’ Stoner J wrote.

Luke C praised: ‘A tightly scripted psychological thriller that builds the tension and keeps you on the edge of your seat. Beautifully shot with great pacing and strong performances throughout.

The flick premiered in the US last year (Picture: Epic Pictures)
It is available on streaming platforms (Picture: Epic Pictures)

‘Double Blind shows the wealth and depth of emerging Irish film talent. Highly recommended.’

Robert P added: ‘Exciting horror/thriller from Ireland with a great hook. Very tense and suspenseful, with strong performances. Really liked the John Carpenter style score too.’

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Double Blind had a small cinema release in the US, and is currently available rent on Amazon Prime – it premiered in the UK earlier this month.

The Last Kingdom star Millie Brady leads the cast alongside Akshay Kumar, Pollyanna McIntosh and Abby Fitz, with Ian Hunt-Duffy serving as director.

Participants were warned not to fall asleep (Picture: Epic Pictures)
Viewers hailed the flick as ‘awesomely bloody’ (Picture: Epic Pictures)

The official synopsis reads: ‘After an experimental drug trial goes awry, the test subjects face a terrifying side effect: if you fall asleep you die.

‘Trapped in an isolated facility, panic ensues as they try to escape and somehow stay awake.’

Double Blind is available to stream now.