Tag: Thriller

The Cottage

The Cottage

| October 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

In essence the straight to DVD The Cottage is everything a made for TV movie should be, mainly because it doesn’t deserve a place on the big screen.  The Chris Jaymes’ thriller stars David Arquette as a romance novelist in need of a new home, or so the Carpenter family thinks. When a newly wed […]

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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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Moss (Iggi)

Moss (Iggi)

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

For years now, South Korean cinema has been crafting some of the best thriller and mystery films that demand absolute attention from anyone that loves film. The new label from Right Stuf Inc., Five Point Pictures, have now graced us with yet another film that rightfully belongs up there with the likes of Memories of […]

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Wake in Fright to Reopen in U.S. Theaters

Wake in Fright to Reopen in U.S. Theaters

| September 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Director Ted Kotcheff’s Wake in Fright is restored, re-mastered and set to reopen in U.S. Theaters this October for the first time in three decades, thanks to Drafthouse Films, and a miraculous discovery of a film once thought totally lost. The infamous thriller was once a star of its nation’s emerging cinema; upheld critically alongside other […]

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Injustice

Injustice

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Created by Anthony Horowitz (Foyle’s War, Midsomer Murders), Injustice, debuts on DVD from Acorn Media on August 28, 2012; offering a tale of murder, conspiracy, secrets, and guilt. James Purefoy (Rome, Episodes, and opposite Kevin Bacon on FOX’s forthcoming series The Following) leads a distinguished cast featuring Dervla Kirwan (Ballykissangel), Charlie Creed-Miles (Five Days), and Nathaniel […]

The Heineken Kidnapping

The Heineken Kidnapping

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Based on true events, The Heineken Kidnapping tells the story of one of the most notorious crimes in the history of The Netherlands.  Alfred Heineken (Rutger Hauer; Batman Begins) was the head of the Heineken Beer Corporation when he was taken hostage by four young men in 1983.  Heineken was kept in a small soundproof […]

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Watch this Clip: Inescapable

Watch this Clip: Inescapable

| August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

The first clip from the upcoming feature film Inescapable has arrived (For a direct download click here). The most recent effort from international Writer/Director Ruba Nadda stars Alexander Siddig, Marisa Tomei and Joshua Jackson, and will premiere next month at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival. Coming on the heels of 2009′s Cairo Time, a romantic drama […]

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Exile

Exile

| August 17, 2012 | 2 Comments

In this incredibly smart thriller from the BBC, a brother and sister struggling to cope with their father’s rapidly-progressing Alzheimer’s find themselves embroiled in a decades-old mystery, the key to which may forever be locked away in their father’s deteriorating mind. This powerful 2011 series features the wonderful John Simm and Jim Broadbent as the […]

Hijacked

Hijacked

| August 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

The action film narrative is such a tried-and-true commodity that it is almost impossible to screw up.  For all of the times that action films have left us wanting better acting, more polished cinematography, more imaginative plotting, at least they lived up to our expectations as “action movies.”  At least they got that part right.  […]

ATM

ATM

| July 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

I remember the first time I saw the trailer for ATM. The premise of three people trapped in an ATM while a deranged madman tortured them? Well, it seemed a little ludicrous. Then I saw that the writer of Buried was attached to the project. I’d seen bottle movies go wrong, like Devil but as […]