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It's in the Blood and Finding Common Ground: A Movie Review

*full disclosure: a DVD screener of this film was provided by Greenhouse Studios. Director: Scooter Downey. Writers: Scooter Downey, and Sean Elliot. Cast: Lance Henriksen, Sean Elliot, Rose Sirna and Jimmy Gonzales. It's in the Blood is a small indie production centrally starring Lance Henriksen and Sean Elliot. Elliot also performed writing duties on this thriller. But, can this film be classified into one genre? There are elements of horror with creatures and ghosts appearing within foggy environments. There are dramatic elements as well as a father and a son try to bond after a tragic event. This is also a psychological journey. Characters October (Elliot) and Russell (Henriksen) are externalizing some of their angst in this hiking trip gone wrong. It's in the Blood is a blend of genres, but essentially this title is a psychological drama. The story does begin simply with a trip out into the woods.

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