[Review] MIND BODY SPIRIT (2024, Welcome Villain) An Unbalanced Blend of the Supernatural, Found Footage, and… Yoga

The Grue-Crew review MIND BODY SPIRIT (2024, Welcome Villain) on Gruesome Magazine episode 530. Award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore and Doc Rotten share their thoughts about this week’s frightening addition to streaming and theatrical horror films.

Warning: possible spoilers after the initial impressions!

MIND BODY SPIRIT (2024, Welcome Villain)

Synopsis: MIND BODY SPIRIT follows Anya, an aspiring yoga influencer, as she embarks on a ritual practice left behind by her estranged grandmother. What starts as a spiritual self-help guide quickly evolves into something much more sinister. As Anya becomes obsessed with the mysterious power of the practice, she unwittingly unleashes an otherworldly entity that begins to take control of her life — and her videos. Now Anya must race to unlock the truth, before her descent into madness threatens to consume her mind, body and spirit. 

  • Available on Digital beginning May 7, 2024
  • Written and Directed by: Alex Henes, Matthew Merenda
  • Cast: Sarah J. Bartholomew, Madi Bready, KJ Flahive

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Doc Rotten
Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.