Movie of the Day – Hard Candy

When we go to the movie, we are there to be entertained or informed.  So often we get more entertainment than deep subject studies, that sometimes we don’t realize that movies are meant to push a social boundary that we don’t discuss openly.  Most of the movies that dare to go into the darker edge of society are usually disregarded and pushed under other film releases.

A small film released in 2005 looked to tackle a subject matter that, well, frightens people.  A movie about a supposed encounter between an online sexual predator and a young 14 year old girl.  Hard Candy took this concept of online predators and crafted a tense psychological thriller that is chilling and down right frightening.  A movie that takes the young innocent being preyed upon and flipping it on its head, where the young girl is out to trap the predator.

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