Tag: thriller

10 Cloverfield Lane was a sly and timely fable, and should win, like, all the awards

This is not going to be about Cloverfield (2008). This is not going to be a unifying theory about the Cloverfield monster. It's also not going to be about how this all might perfectly fit into a tidy, expanded universe....

Review: In SPLIT, M. Night Channels His Best Uncanny Work Through James McAvoy

Split has it both ways; it is a film that creatively capitalizes on the thriller genre, and an excellent example of the quality and innovation the much-maligned director was initially lauded for. Through directing epic-scale flops (The Last Airbender), smaller...

New DARK/WEB Images and Episode Details

Felt Films have released new images for their upcoming anthology series, Dark/Web, along with a list of episode titles and the filmmakers who will be bringing them to life. The six stand-alone episodes dealing with the dangers of a totally...

Watch Game Of Thrones' Maisie Williams In SciFi Thriller iBOY Trailer

Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams stars opposite Son Of Rambow's Bill Milner in young adult scifi thriller iBoy and while the premise of the feature film adaptation of Kevin Brooks' acclaimed novel - in which a working class teen...

The Wonderful World of DTV - A Review of Steven C Miller's Arsenal (2017)

Last year I had written an article on film director Steven C Miller and how his films had a noticeable rise in quality from the usual DTV fare. At the time his latest film had just been released. Marauders (2016)...

THE SOUND OF FEAR: A Deaf Woman Goes on the Run in Impressive Clip

In Colin Campbell's intense and well shot The Sound of Fear, a young deaf woman inadvertently witnesses a murder and ends up on the run, racing through town and looking for help from people she can't communicate with. It's a great...

THE COUNTERFEITERS Director Enters HELL With Trailer For New Serial Killer Thriller

[Updated with full trailer] Austria's Stefan Ruzowitzky took home a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar for his 2007 effort The Counterfeiters and in a career already notable for taking some dark turns Ruzowitzky appears to be taking his darkest yet...

WASTELAND: Quality Television Made in the Czech Republic

HBO Europe rolls out a bleak mystery miniseries Wasteland

JAGVELD: Deon Meyer Delivers A Fresh South African Thriller

Already an international brand in literary circles with his hugely popular crime novels translated into 28 languages around the globe, South African novelist Deon Meyer is making a significant step into the film world as well as a producer on...

THE MONSTER Interview: Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff Jr. on Their Practical Approach to Monsters

Creature designers and visual effects legends Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff Jr. have filled our collective conscience with some of the most indelible movie monsters ever. From the Graboids in Tremors  to James Cameron's Alien queen, and more recently the aliens...

THE DEFECTOR: Check The First Stills From The Australian Thriller

The week before Christmas of 1967, Harold Holt - the Prime Minister of Australia - disappeared. The governing head of state of the nation was simply gone. He has never been heard from again. No body has ever been found....

Say Hello To THE ABDUCTEE!

With his horror film The Windmill now in release director Nick Jongerius is turning his attention to his next project, a scifi thriller titled The Abductee. While plot details are being kept under wraps for now Jongerius pitches it as...

THE INVISIBLE GUARDIAN Full Trailer Needs More Fog

There's no question about it, anybody who ventures outside in Fernando Gonzalez Molina's The Invisible Guardian (El Guardian Invisible) is going to get wet with literally every exterior shot in the new trailer for the film being positively draped in...

Trieste 2016 Review: MONOLITH, Motherhood Locked Out

High-concept films are generally the norm for any movie falling into the sci-fi category. Often, such concepts result in a film that focuses more on action and fancy effects; sometimes, the high concept is used to examine one or a...

There Are More Bullets In Ringo Lam's SKY ON FIRE Trailer Than Most Complete Films.

Bang! Bangbang! Bangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbang! Cue building falling down. Smash window. Bangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbang! There you go, that's a summary of the brand new trailer for Ringo Lam's upcoming Daniel Wu starring action thriller Sky On Fire in which there apprently weren't enough things...

The Trailer that Ruins the Movie - Part Two.

This is a continuation of the part i published two weeks ago. Be sure to check that one out before this one for a comprehensive read. And sometimes I will not even see a trailer, because I want to be...

HAVANA DARKNESS: Hunting For Hemingway And Humans For Sport

Touting itself as the fist English language horror film to be shot in Cuba, Guillermo Iván's Havana Darkness is looking to make a big impression on buyers at EFM in Berlin in the new year. Iván directed, wrote and stars...

Genre Cinema From Our Canadian Ladies in Inagural Bloody Mary Film Festival!

The week after Halloween the inagural Bloody Mary Film Festival will haunt Toronto at the Carlton Cinema on November 3rd and 4th. The brand new film festival's mandate is to bring focus on our awesome Canadian women working in genre...

Now on Blu-Ray: WHAT WE BECOME

Out now, Scream Factory's new release for the Danish horror film What We Become tells the story of a small neighborhood in chaos as a viral outbreak happens. Whatever the sickness is, isn't revealed, but that's not what matters here. Writer-director...

PET Trailer: Dominic Monaghan is a Creep in Acclaimed Thriller

When I spoke with Domonic Monaghan last year he told me that Pet (review) was a film that he'd been trying to produce for over five years and that it was the best script he'd read pretty much ever. So, as...