Spree trailer

You probably know Joe Keery best from his portrayal of popular kid-turned-mentor Steve Harrington on Netflix’s Stranger Things. But his performance in Spree, a new techno-horror thriller, is an entirely new gear for the young actor. In the movie, Keery plays Kurt, a rideshare driver and total loser who’s desperate for social media attention. To gain more followers, Kurt does the only thing he can think of: he starts a live-stream, and begins killing all of his customers. The first Spree trailer is here, and you can see a whole new side to Joe Keery below. Read More »

Spree review

To quote Broken Lizard’s 2001 stoner comedy Super Troopers, “desperation is a stinky cologne,” – and Kurt Kunkle (Joe Keery) is absolutely drenched in it. After runing the gamut on Stranger Things from a despicable jock to an affable cool kid, Keery takes a hard left turn in a new techno-horror thriller called Spree as Kurt, aka KurtsWorld96, a pathetic loser who’s thirsty for social media attention. Kurt is a socially awkward outcast with no friends who spends his days trying to build awareness for his brand, Kurt’s World. But his videos barely crack double digits, and even though he’s studied the steps to build a following and follows that the playbook step by step, it’s not clicking. That’s when he comes up with #TheLesson, a live-streamed event from his rideshare vehicle in which he cruises through Los Angeles and kills all of his passengers. Read More »