Tag: thriller

Review: PARADOX Scores Another Hit for the SPL Franchise

Louis Koo plays a vengeful cop rampaging through Thailand in Paradox, the third instalment of Hong Kong's SPL action franchise. Director Wilson Yip returns to the helm, as does action choreographer Sammo Hung, while Koo is joined in front of the camera...

Exclusive Trailer: First Look at Canadian Thriller BLOOD HONEY

The Canadian indie thriller Blood Honey is coming to Toronto at the Cineplex Yonge-Dundas on September 1st. The following weeks it opens in cinemas for one week runs in Ottawa, Vancouver and Calgary. Our friends at Northern Banner Releasing are...

Killer Versus Killer In Taut Trailer For Korean Thriller MEMOIR OF A MURDERER

If Korean cinema has taught the world one thing it's that there is no such thing as too much melodrama on the big screen and with upcoming thriller Memoir of a Murderer director Won Shin-yun has found an intriguing way...

Fantasia 2017: Ana Asensio on MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND

On of the more intimate films that screened at Fantasia 2017 was Most Beautiful Island directed by Ana Asensio, who also wrote, produced, and starred in the film. It was a hit at SXSW and several other festivals before it finally screened...

FANTASIA 2017 Interview: KILLING GROUND Director Damien Power Talks On Screen Violence, Tension And Camping in Australia

Damien Power’s horror thriller Killing Ground pitched its tent on American shores on today. The film also played to a sold out crowd here in Montreal last Friday, July 14th. Screen Anarchy was invited to toss some questions his way...

Fantasia 2017 Review: TILT, A Slowburn Thriller About Mental Health And The American Dream

When we first meet Joseph and Joanne, the young couple are returning from a trip to Hawaii.   Joseph is a documentary filmmaker and Joanne studies medicine. When Joanne is out, Joseph works away on a new documentary in his...

First official trailer of “The Crossbreed” online!

Turkish director, executive producer and script writer Biray Dalkiran’s expected first movie in USA which is the nineth of his career; “The Crossbreed”s first official trailer has been revealed. “The Crossbreed” is an horror thriller movie starring Angela Durazo, Nathan...

ESCAPE: James McAvoy Joins New Film From THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS' Colm McCarthy

James McAvoy has joined Colm McCarthy's project, a thriller titled Escape. It was written by first time writer Vanya Asher and is based on the life of his father, a teacher in Sarajevo in the early 90s. Escape will be...

Up Next From TURBO KID's RKSS, Serial Killer Flick SUMMER OF '84

If you have been wondering what those fine folks of RKSS, the truly mad creators of Turbo Kid, are up to next, fear not. News came out yesterday that François Simard, Anouk Whissell and Yoann-Karl Whissell will be directing a...

Watch A Quartet Of Clips From Roderick Warich's Thai Set Arthouse Thriller 2557

German helmer Roderick Warich is fresh from the premiere of his arthouse thriller 2557 at Argentina's BAFICI festival and based on a quartet of clips released from the film this looks to be an intriguing film for fans of mid-era...

Overlook 2017 Review: In PREY, A Lion Stalks Amsterdam

(In the Vondelpark, the mighty Vondelpark, the lion sleeps tonight...) For decades now, director Dick Maas has been bucking trends in Dutch cinema. "We should focus on art-house, we can't compete with Hollywood!" has been the industry mantra here since...

Tribeca 2017: Watch The Teaser For Kasra Farahani's Thriller TILT

Kasra Farahani's thriller, Tilt, will have its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival this Saturday in the Midnight Section. The teaser trailer was sent out late this morning and we can share that with you below.    All seems normal...

NUMBER 37: Check The First Stills From The South African Thriller

It was a couple years back that we first came across the fantastic South African short film Nommer 37 (Number 37). A deliberate nod to Hitchcock's Rear Window the film tells the story of a young man recently released from...

Brussels 2017 Review: STRANGLED, Events in This Hungarian Thriller Will Linger Long After

The small town of Martfü, Hungary, became well known after the war for its shoe factory. But after the revolution in 1956, an atrocious murder of a local woman from a factory scares local authorities into action.   A psychotic...

Osaka 2017 Interview: Mikhail Red Talks the Violence And Beauty in BIRDSHOT

Mikhail Red triumphed at Tokyo Film Festival at the back end of 2016 when he picked up the Asian Future Award for his sophmore effort, Birdshot. Mikhail, along with producing partner Pamela Reyes, has now returned to Japan, bringing his...

INCOMING: Scott Adkins is Going to Space!

Production is underway in Serbia on the sci-fi action thriller Incoming. International action star Scott Adkins is part of the cast.    Incoming will be the directorial debut of Eric "Z" Zaragoza who has been an assistant director on a...

All Aboard The NIGHT BUS In Trailer For Indonesian Thriller

Regular civilians caught in the middle of armed conflict drive the tension in Emil Heradi's upcoming Indonesian thriller Night Bus. A group of civilians share a bus ride to Sampar, a town full of natural resources. It is heavily guard...

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...