Tag: thriller

HUM: Watch The Trailer For Dark South African Thriller

We've become increasingly convinced in recent years that South Africa's film industry is one to watch, a young generation of intriguing talent very much on the rise throughout the country. And as we build our list of names to keep...

Gritty South African Drama In VAYA Trailer

South Africa's Akin Omotoso is on something of a hot streak. Already a well known and respected actor seen in titles such as Blood Diamond, Shake Hands With The Devil and Lord Of War, Omotoso came to international attention as...

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

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 with the simply titled...

Review: NEITHER HEAVEN NOR EARTH, An Unusual, Effective Metaphysical Thriller Set In Afghanistan

Neither Heaven Nor Earth is an effective, minimalistic metaphysical thriller set in a battlefield of Afghanistan from a French visual artist/filmmaker, Clément Cogitore, in his feature film debut. It tells about French soldiers stationed in the Wakhan valley, an arid,...

INTERCHANGE: International Poster Art Arrives For Dain Said's Supernatural Noir

We've been keeping an eye on Malaysian director Dain Said's upcoming supernatural noir Interchange for quite some time here and with word coming that the film will have its world premiere at Locarno's Piazza Grande - one of the world's...

THE FURY OF A PATIENT MAN Delivers A 70's Style Revenge Trailer

Spanish cinema has been enjoying a wave of 70's influenced, character driven crime pictures in recent days and it would appear that Raúl Arévalo's upcoming effort The Fury Of A Patient Man falls very much into that category. And does...

Faith, Sex And Death In The Trailer For Mariusz Gawryś' Polish Thriller SERVANT OF GOD

Poland has been the source of a surprising number of slickly produced, commercially minded crime thrillers in recent years and that string looks to continue with the imminent arrival of Mariusz Gawryś' Servant Of God (Sługi boże). Just the second...

Short film picks up where Kubrick left off with The Shining.

Walkaway Productions are creating a new short film called "Sanctus" which is an experiment in "The Uncanny". The Uncanny is the name of an essay written by Sigmund Freud in 1919 and talks about elements that we find familiar, yet...

First RAW Clips Give Us Something to Chew On

One of the standout films at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival was Julia Ducaurnau's French campus, coming of age cannibal flick, Raw.  The assured and unflinching debut had viewers scrambling for the exits  to go off and write good things about...

TIGER RAID: Violence Takes a Toll in First Trailer

Brian Gleeson (brother of Domhnall Glesson) and Damien Molony star as two mercenaries teetering on the edge of sanity in Simon Dixon’s gritty debut feature, Tiger Raid.  The film picks up when the two professionals take a job to kidnap the daughter...

Gabriel Carrer Going Pitch Black with VENTABLVCK

If you thought last year's revenge thriller The Demolisher packed an emotional gut punch, Gabriel Carrer has a message for you: You ain't seen nothing yet. Speaking to me about his next film, the intriguingly titled Ventablvck, the director was very clear he was planning...

Review: OUR KIND OF TRAITOR, Slick Yet Simple Spycraft

Veteran screen adapter Hossein Amini (The Two Faces of January, Drive) teams up with famed author John le Carré for yet another big screen espionage thriller joint with Our Kind of Traitor. Le Carré, who serves as executive producer, brings...

The Frog Man Cometh In Trailer For MUSEUM: THE SERIAL KILLER IS LAUGHING IN THE RAIN

Acclaimed - but little known outside of Japan - manga Museum: The Serial Killer Is Laughing In The Rain is the subject of an up coming live action adaptation in its native land and while the source material may be...

Joachim Trier's Next Is Supernatural Thriller THELMA

After making his English language debut with recent festival hit Louder Than Bombs, Norwegian arthouse darling Joachim Trier (Reprise, Oslo August 31st) returns to his native tongue for his next effort but is also pushing into new territory. Trier's fourth...

Mass Panic On The TRAIN TO BUSAN! Check Out The Teaser For The KING OF PIGS Director's Live Action Debut!

Korea's Yeon Sang-ho burst on to the world cinema scene back in 2011 with his Director's Fortnight selected animated feature King Of Pigs. And Yeon turned heads not just for the fact that he was directing animation in Korea -...

TANK 432: Check The Trailer And Poster For Wheatley Produced Thriller

Kill List and High Rise director Ben Wheatley takes on an executive producer role for upcoming UK thriller Tank 432 from director Nick Gillespie. Gillespie and Wheatley's relationship is a long one with Gillespie having served as part of the...

INTERCHANGE: First Stills From Dain Said's Supernatural Noir

Malaysian genre auteur Dain Said (Bunohan) returns with his latest effort - the supernaturally tinged crime noir Interchange - and with Cannes just around the corner we've got the first stills from the film to share. And these are some...

Moody, Atmospheric Trailer For Ivan Sen's Outback Crime Thriller GOLDSTONE

Australia's Ivan Sen made quite a splash around the world with his 2013 crime thriller Mystery Road - an artfully executed tale of aboriginal detective Jay Swan working on the fringes of 'civilized' society - and he reunites that team...

LOOP: Watch The International Trailer For Hungarian SciFi Action

We first caught wind of Isti Madarász' time looping thriller Loop (Hurok) back in February, noting at the time that while the central device of the story is a familiar one that the film seems to be putting it to...

PARADOX: Watch Zoe Bell In This Clip From Michael Hurst's Time Travel Flick

We have an exclusive clip from upcoming time travel flick Paradox to share with you today.    Written and directed by Michael Hurst (Room 6, The Darkroom) the sci-fi thriller stars Zoë Bell (The Hateful Eight, Death Proof) and Malik...