Tag "thriller"

First Shots Of Jim Carrey In Polish Set Crime Thriller TRUE CRIMES

Jim Carrey is taking a turn into dark territory with his next feature, the famed comedian currently in Krakow shooting Alexandros (Miss Violence) Avranas' thriller True Crimes. Based on a David Grann article from the New Yorker in 2008 the... More »
By Todd Brown   

Plastic Surgery Goes Wrong And Comes Back From The Dead In The Trailer For Victor Vu's SCANDAL 2

In his 2012 hit Scandal, Vietnamese helmer Victor Vu played the jealousies of celebrity for thrills with the story of a rivalry between actresses run way out of control. His 'anything for success' tale proved a big hit with local... More »
By Todd Brown   

Sex And Violence In Russian Erotic Thriller SARANCHA

The simple fact that Russian erotic thriller Sarancha - the title translates as Locusts - has landed an 18+ rating in its home country should tell you a thing or two about the content of the film. Because that's not... More »
By Todd Brown   

Check Out The First Teaser For South African Serial Killer Thriller THE AWAKENING (DIE ONTWAKING)

Adapted from Chris Karsten's South African crime novel The Skin Collector, Afrikaans language serial killer thriller The Awakening (Die Ontwaking) has released its first teaser in advance of a February theatrical release.The directorial debut from production designer Johnny Breedt (Hotel... More »
By Todd Brown   

Fruit Chan Discovers The KILL TIME

Following the success of his thriller The Midnight After director Fruit Chan returns to dark territory with Kill Time, an upcoming crime thriller starring Angelababy and Ethan Juan.Mak stumbles onto an obscure website called Witch's Zone when looking for a... More »
By Todd Brown   

Watch The Slick Trailer For Malaysian Musical Thriller MIRIP

Coming soon in Malaysia is musical thriller Mirip, a film that clearly draws on the nation's Indian influences with its bright colors and slick production design. Details - at least in English - are quite scarce but the first trailer... More »
By Todd Brown   

Jean Luc Herbulot's DEALER Gets A Global Rollout In October, Check Out A New Clip And The International Trailer!

We've been keeping a close eye on Jean Luc Herbulot's gritty French crime thriller Dealer for quite a while now and following a lengthy festival run the film will soon be available around the globe with a worldwide digital release... More »
By Todd Brown   

Toronto 2015: Kormakur's TRAPPED Ushers Iceland Into The Nordic Noir Wave

If not for the fact that everything has fallen apart around him, Andri's life would be perfect. The chief of police in a town so small that the biggest issue of the day are locals calling to complain about their... More »
By Todd Brown   

Hey, NYC! Wanna See SICARIO Early And For Free?

With Denis Villeneuve at the helm I betchya that answer is YES. The Quebecois director has been raking up a complex and eclectic filmography over the years, from Prisoners to Enemy, and his Cannes premiering Emily Blunt starring cartel thriller... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Review: NO ESCAPE Shows Us The Asia That Americans Should Be Afraid Of

Asia is terrifying. With its obscure languages, stifling humidity, tropical foliage, peculiar deities, dubious military regimes, weird food and proximity to historically hazardous war zones, American citizens would be insane to go near any part of it. The only Westerners... More »
By James Marsh   

ORIGIN: Swedish Sci-Fi Thriller Gets A Rather Great First Trailer

Even without knowing what the movie's about, the first trailer for Origin (Bieffekterna) looks and sounds rather great. As an electronic beat burbles and babbles, a scientist begins by asking, "What does it mean to be human?" It turns out that... More »
By Peter Martin   

Trailer For New Czech-Slovak Film WILSON CITY Promises Black Comedy And Genre Pastiche

New Czech-Slovak film Wilson City has an English subbed trailer that promises a comedic genre romp come its domestic release in October. Originally based on a story by Slovak writer Michal Hvorecký, "The Worst Crime in Wilson City", dubbed... More »
By Martin Kudlac   

Premiering A PREFACE TO OBSERVANCE, The Making Of A New Aussie Thriller

Observance, the new thriller by Australian filmmaker Joseph Sims-Dennett (Bad Behaviour), will be having its World Premiere at the Fantasia Festival on July 19. Following that, there will be an encore screening on July 22. If you are a horror fan... More »
By Hugo Ozman   

The Family Business Takes A Very Dark Turn In Super Slick Trailer For Dutch Thriller CLEAN HANDS (SCHONE HANDEN)

Europe has been a hotbed of slick crime thrillers in recent years, the continent breathing a fresh and exciting life into this most American of genres by approaching the rules of the genre from an outsider perspective and building strong... More »
By Todd Brown   

Haunting Trailer For Polish Serial Killer Thriller THE RED SPIDER

More accustomed to the documentary world, Polish director Marcin Koszałka finds himself in competition at the prestigious Karlovy Vary festival in the Czech Republic with his latest effort - a fictional feature based on a real life serial killer titled... More »
By Todd Brown   

AMNESIAC: Key Art Premiere And Gallery For Thriller Starring Kate Bosworth And Wes Bentley

TwitchFilm has the premiere of the key art for Michael Polish's thriller Amnesiac, starring Kate Bosworth and Wes Bentley. XLrator Media is giving the film a theatrical release and it will also be available on VOD and iTunes on August... More »
By Andrew Mack   

BLUE JAY: Watch The Trailer For The Indie Thriller

Michael Ciulla's indie thriller Blue Jay is now wrapping post production and with festival plans bubbling away for a premiere hopefully to come soon the first trailer has arrived online.A couple hiking Mount Whitney is discovered by a group of... More »
By Todd Brown   

Review: BOMBAY VELVET Takes A Gorgeous Look At Jazz Age Hoodlums

If there's anything that Bombay Velvet director Anurag Kashyap has taught us over his last couple of films, it's that he knows how to stage a rousing action sequence. Not only did he create the greatest gangster film of the... More »
By J Hurtado   

They Should've Just Paid The Man. Check Out The International Trailer For Julien Seri's NIGHT FARE

Call it the four-wheeled version of the dine-and-dash, that sudden impulse to simply hop out of a taxi and bolt without paying. What's the driver going to do, right? He can't very well just abandon his car, can he? It's... More »
By Todd Brown   

ROAD GAMES: Check The First Teaser And Posters For Taut Euro Thriller

Andrew Simpson, Josephine de la Baume, Frederic Pierrot and Barbara Crampton anchor the cast of Abner Pastoll's dark thriller Road Games. And with the film now complete and about to be presented to buyers at the Cannes Marche du Film... More »
By Todd Brown   
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