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The Black Phone / Film synopsis
Finney Shaw is a shy but clever 13-year-old boy who's being held in a soundproof basement by a sadistic, masked killer. When a disconnected phone on the wall starts to ring, he soon discovers that he can hear the voices of the murderer's previous victims -- and they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn't happen to Finney.

The Black Phone

R · 2021 ‧ Horror/Drama ‧ 1h 42m
7.7/10 · IMDb 79% · Metacritic 100% · Rotten Tomatoes
Finney Shaw is a shy but clever 13-year-old boy who's being held in a soundproof basement by a sadistic, masked killer. When a disconnected phone on the wall starts to ring, he soon discovers that he can hear the voices of the murderer's previous...
Release date: June 24, 2022 (USA)
Story by: Joe Hill
Budget: 18.8 million USD
Cast
When the phone rang Finney opened his eyes. The vivid little story he had been telling himself about Susannah fleeted away. Only a story, not a vision; a ghost ...
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What happens in The Black Phone short story?
In the 1970s, five children go missing in a suburban Colorado town. Soon after, Finney Shaw is kidnapped by a serial killer and trapped inside of a soundproof basement. Finding a disconnected phone, Finney discovers its ability to transmit the voices of the killer's previous victims, who try to help him escape.
How long is The Black Phone short story?
The biggest surprise is this: it's only twenty-six pages long. If you're looking for something quick and creepy, this is it.
Is there a book of The Black Phone?
“The Black Phone” is one of fifteen stories in Joe Hill's first story collection, originally published as 20th Century Ghosts—the inventive and chilling compendium that established this award-winning, critically acclaimed, and bestselling author as “a major player in 21st-century fantastic fiction” (Washington Post).
Is Black Phone related to sinister?
'The Black Phone' – New Image Shows Off the Film's Sinister Mask Designed By Tom Savini and Jason Baker. Sinister and Doctor Strange duo Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill return to horror with their brand new Blumhouse horror movie The Black Phone, an adaptation of Joe Hill's short story.
In the 1970s, five children go missing in a suburban Colorado town. Soon after, Finney Shaw is kidnapped by a serial killer and trapped inside of a soundproof ...
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The story starts as follows: The fat man on the other side of the road was about to drop his groceries. He had a paper bag in each arm, and was struggling ...
This short really explores what could happen, what might have happened to those "Missing". It's a creepy, uneasy feeling to be held, to imagine what is going to ...
This short really explores what could happen, what might have happened to those "Missing". It's a creepy, uneasy feeling to be held, to imagine what is going to ...
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Jack Finney is thirteen, alone, and in desperate trouble. For two years now, someone has been stalking the boys of Galesberg, stealing them away, never to be ...

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/28/2021
Adapted from Joe Hill's short story of the same name, “The Black Phone” is a violent zeitgeist of a horror film that captures the audience's ...
Posted: Sep 26, 2021
Dec 8, 2021 · Robert Cargill (Doctor Strange, Sinister franchise), and it's based on the award-winning short story by Joe Hill from his New York Times ...
Video for The Black Phone short story
May 2, 2020 · Please skip those few seconds if you are at any health risk due to flashing images. The Black ...
Duration: 51:37
Posted: May 2, 2020
Sep 26, 2021 · I tore right through "Heart-Shaped Box" and would recommend it to any horror fan, but I think what really hooked me were his short stories.