One of my very favorite movies of the year (so far, anyway) is Brian Nelson & David Slade‘s Hard Candy, a tough and steely psycho-thriller about an internet predator, an underage piece of forbidden fruit, and a redefinition of the phrase "turning the tables." The flick opens in limited release today (4/14), but JoBlo’s has an exclusive clip that you can enjoy right now.
"Hayley’s a smart, charming teenage girl — but even smart girls make mistakes.
She’s hooking up in a coffee shop with Jeff, a guy she’s met on the Internet. And even though he’s a cute, smooth high-end fashion photographer in his early 30s, Hayley shouldn’t be suggesting that the two of them go back to his house – alone.
When they get there, Hayley quickly finds some vodka and starts mixing screwdrivers. She even suggests a photo shoot and strips off some clothing. Everything is going well for Jeff… until his vision blurs and…"
Know what? Forget the plot synopsis. The less you know going in, the better.
Hard Candy opens in limited release on April 14th. Please do check your local listings.