| April 23, 2019. At certain intervals, the light within the elevator flickers and turns off for a few seconds at a time.

Only they’re not exactly welcome. Talk about a holiday gone bad. Then there’s the room of conspiracy theories about Satan’s existence, along with Steve’s (nonsensical) rhetoric regarding the prevailing Evil in this world, all of which leads the couple to question whether he’s bonkers or it really may be the Antichrist behind that door. I Trapped the Devil (Working Title: A Man in the Dark) is a Christmas-themed horror film. The four remaining passengers in the elevator all suspect each other of killing the salesman. Sarah and Ben become close while singling out the soldier.

Christmas is supposed to be a time for peace and joyful family reunions.

Christmas is supposed to be a time for peace and joyful family reunions. I Trapped the Devil is a lot more clever than I initially thought. But when Matt and his wife Karen show up unannounced at the home of his estranged brother Steve to celebrate the holidays, they are instead greeted with a horrifying surprise: trapped in the basement is a man.
Steve initially tries to turn Karen and Matt away just as David Ellington is turned away by the monks. Searching the lobby, they head to the bathroom and find the bag hidden under the sink filled with tools, making him more of a suspect. In theaters & VOD April 26.

The detectives review the camera of the mechanic entering the building and sees he had a bag with him, which he no longer has on the elevator with him. Lobo has a knack for gradually building tension and expertly handling genuinely frightening moments, as is evident in the scene where Karen confronts the being behind the door, holding a cross for protection, just in case.

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Christmas is supposed to be a time for peace and joyful family reunions. Within the elevator is a temporary security guard, a mechanic and former soldier, a mattress salesman, a young woman, and an elderly woman.

The protagonists in writer/director Josh Lobo’s I Trapped the Devil go through an ordeal that puts the Griswolds’ Christmas Vacation to shame – for it’s the Devil Himself with whom they may or may not be contending.

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The building is shut down.

He reveals that his son and wife were killed in a hit and run accident, with the driver leaving a note, saying, “I’m so sorry” on the back of a car wash coupon at the scene. The Beast possesses Toby. From "Veronica Mars" to Rebecca take a look back at the career of Armie Hammer on and off the screen. Figuring out the husband owns the security company for the building, they suspect the husband hired Ben to kill Sarah and Ben killed the others to cover the track of who was really the target.

Talk about a holiday gone bad.

Bowden attempts to defuse the situation with the story about his recovery from alcoholism after the death of his family. There is an electrical surge in the building.
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That ambiguity is one of the aspects that Lobo – who clearly knows a thing or two about horror – nails in his by turns frightening and silly feature directorial debut. The temporary guard is identified as Ben Larson, who has a criminal record of assault and beating someone into a coma with a baseball bat.

Or could the mysterious stranger really be evil incarnate? An elevator within the building gets stuck shortly thereafter.

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But not just any man. The firefighters are finally able to get in, but the old lady is gone. Tony tries to trade his life for Sarah, but the devil says he can’t do that. When the light goes out a second time, the mirrors in the elevator are broken and the young woman falls to the floor screaming.