Tag: Crime

Hidden in the Woods

Hidden in the Woods

| September 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Artsploitation Films has made a name for itself recently by releasing controversial films that other distributors are wary to touch. Their first theatrical releases, Kristina Buozyte’s Vanishing Waves and Maja Milos’s Clip, were a perfect way to introduce the film community to the Artsploitation Films style. Sharing depictions of graphic sexuality, the films otherwise couldn’t […]

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Shoot First, Die Later

Shoot First, Die Later

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you missed this bit of news, distributor Raro Video has partnered with Kino/Lorber to release their expertly-restored rarities from the annals of Italian cinema in the United States. And what better way to kick off this partnership than with the home video release of another picture from Fernando Di Leo, whose oeuvre accounts for […]

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Pawn

Pawn

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ok, so we have a diner filled with people and a cop who walks in for the customary pastry and cup of java. But this isn’t an ordinary diner, and the cop isn’t an ordinary cop. The cop is Oscar winnerForest Whitaker, and he thinks he knows all that is going on, but he really […]

Dead In France

Dead In France

| March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dead In France is a film by Kris McManus in collaboration with Jack Hillgate. Together they wrote the film and Kris McManus essentially comprised the main production crew on the set. As well as writing and directing this film McManus was also the Director of Photography and editor. To say the least, that is quite a lot […]

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Easy Money (Snabba Cash)

Easy Money (Snabba Cash)

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Imagine if you will, a mixture of the grittiness found in Nicolas Winding Refn’s Pusher trilogy, mixed with the themes of honor amongst thieves in Jules Dassin’s Rififi and you’ll get to the heart of Easy Money. Known as Snabba Cash, in its native Sweden and based off of a 2006 novel, written by Jens […]

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Raiders from Beneath the Sea

Raiders from Beneath the Sea

| March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bill (Ken Scott, The Fantastic Voyage) has money troubles. He’s in deep with the IRS, and he finds himself working as an apartment house super in L.A. even though he hates the gig. But he hasn’t any choice in the matter really, because somehow working that job prevents the IRS from garnishing his wages. To […]

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The Package

The Package

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anchor Bay has released on Blu-ray and DVD the new Stone Cold Steve Austin actioner The Package.  Directed by Jesse V. Johnson (Pit Fighter, Charlie Valentine), written by Derek Kolstad (One in the Chamber), and featuring, in a small but integral role, Dolph Lundgren (do you really need a list of movies he’s been in?), […]

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Officer Down

Officer Down

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Available in stores on January 22nd from Anchor Bay Entertainment, Brian A. Miller’s Officer Down boasts an impressive cast of actors including the star, Stephen Dorff. Supporting him are Dominic Purcell (Prison Break), AnnaLynne McCord(90210), David Boreanaz(Bones),Walton Goggins(Justified), Stephen Lang(Avatar), and James Woods. The film is available in both DVD and Blu-Ray disc on a serviceable but not overly […]

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Watch This: Trailers for The Flat, Parker

Watch This: Trailers for The Flat, Parker

| October 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s a trailer double feature this week: for foreign film/documentary/indie-film buffs, we’ve got an exclusive look at Israeli film The Flat, and for the Hollywood big-wigs, look out for the action packed Parker. The Flat, directed by filmmaker Arnon Goldfinger, will have its limited U.S. theatrical debut on October 19, 2012, with screenings in New York […]

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The Samaritan

The Samaritan

| September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

IFC Films’ new release, The Samaritan, must have been, considering his role as star and executive producer, a project that Samuel L. Jackson really believed in to have invested his money and his time (though, significantly, not too much effort).  But after a viewing of this film, I’m hard-pressed to understand what he could have […]

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