Tag "thriller"

Fantastic Fest 2014 Review: TOMMY, A Gripping Nordic Noir About Dames

The latest in a string of stylish crime thrillers to emerge from Scandinavia, Tommy is the new film from Swedish director Tarik Saleh, and offers a blistering change of pace to 2009's animated sci-fi odyssey Metropia.A daring airport robbery and... More »
  

A Homecoming Turns Violent In Gritty UK Thriller PLEASURE ISLAND

You can never go home again, not really. That's the basic premise of Mike Doxford's UK thriller Pleasure Island, the reality being that either home has changed enough, you have changed enough, or both have in your absence that it's... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Exclusive: THESE FINAL HOURS Poster Premiere Gets Apocalyptic

Apocalyptic Australian thriller These Final Hours opens in select theaters in Canada on October 17 and will also be available across Canada on iTunes® and On-Demand the same day. To celebrate, we are pleased to premiere the gorgeous, yet still... More »
  

Watch The Trailer For Dark Crime Thriller WASTE LAND

Belgian director Pieter Van Hees is a slippery one. He made his feature debut with The Left Bank, a dark supernaturally charged thriller before moving on to clever action-comedy Dirty Mind. The tonal shift between the films was dramatic -... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Watch The Trailer For Edgy South African Thriller IMPUNITY

We've been saying for quite some time now to keep an eye on South Africa, where there seems to be no end to interesting young talent bubbling beneath the surface, and Jyoti Mistry's Impunity provides another case in point.Sharing a... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Watch An Exclusive Red Band Clip From Techno Thriller CAM2CAM

You never really know who may be on the other side of that email address or social media account and you certainly never know what they really want from you. That simple premise forms the basis of indie thriller CAM2CAM... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Argentina Delivers A Slick Thriller With ARREBATO

Where did the Hollywood thriller go? Remember the days when movies like Fatal Attraction, The Hand That Rocks The Cradle, Basic Instinct et al jostled for space on screens? Hollywood seems to have abandoned these sorts of films almost entirely... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: Bleak And Gripping, HAEMOO Prizes Character Over Spectacle

At the request of Finecut, the film's international distributor, the title of the film has been changed to Haemoo. Sea Fog was a working title used up until this point. To date, the summer of 2014 has seen the majority... More »
  

PiFan 2014 Review: CAMERA Has A Good Eye But Lacks Focus

The debut feature from James Leong showcases the director's strong visual sensibility, but with an unimaginative and wasteful screenplay, Camera fails to capitalise on its intriguing premise.Set in a near-future Hong Kong, a gaping class and wealth divide has seen... More »
  

COLD HARBOUR: Watch The Trailer For The South African Crime Thriller

Carey McKenzie's Cold Harbour won a glowing review from our own Stuart Muller after its world premiere in Durban and if you're wondering why ... well, the first trailer below should give you a solid indication. Here's how the festival... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Mathieu Kassovitz Puts On A New Face In French Thriller UN ILLUSTRE INCONNU (AN ILLUSTRIOUS UNKNOWN)

When was the last time there was a high end thriller based on disguise? I honestly can't recall the last time someone went down this road but French director Matthieu Delaporte has done so with leading man Mathieu Kassovitz in... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

SEA FOG: Watch The Full Trailer For The Bong Joon-ho Produced Thriller

The Host director Bong Joon-ho takes the producer's chair with Sea Fog (Haemoo), the based- on-a-true-story Korean thriller directed by his Memories Of Murder writer Shim Sung-bo. The first teaser for the film arrived back in late June but with... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

THE MAN IN THE ORANGE JACKET: Trailer For Latvia's First Horror Film Has Arrived!

The first horror film from Latvia, The Man In The Orange Jacket, is about to have its world premiere at Fantasia Festival in Montreal and its new trailer here to tease us. There are not so many genre films coming... More »
  

THE ABSENT ONE: Watch The Full Trailer For The Danish Thriller

Director Mikkel Nørgaard laid waste to the Danish box office - breaking a handful of records - with The Keeper Of Lost Causes, the first big screen adaptation of Jussi Adler-Olsen's Department Q crime novels. And so anticipation has been... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Drafthouse Films Acquires Cannes Award Winner THE TRIBE

Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy's The Tribe turned many heads when it premiered in Cannes and not just for the image above. A major award winner in the Critics Week selection, The Tribe plays out entirely in a Ukrainian boarding school for the... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

CLOSER TO GOD: Watch The New Trailer For Indie SciFi Thriller Before The Fantasia Premiere

About to have its international premiere at the Fantasia Festival in Montreal, director Billy Senese has just released the first trailer for his indie scifi thriller Closer To God. Here's how the festival describes it:The first successful cloning of a... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Oona Chaplin Is In PURGATORY

Given her character's bloody end on Game Of Thrones it makes sense that Oona Chaplin would have to be somewhere now, wouldn't it? And it turns out that where she is is in Purgatory, the new Spanish thriller from director... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

First Official Trailer For CJ Wallis' BB Is A Very Red Band Affair

We first came across Vancouver based filmmaker CJ Wallis here at Twitch thanks to his association with the Soska Sisters - for whom he shot, edited and appeared in Dead Hooker In A Trunk -and we've been keeping a close... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

SEA FOG: Watch The Teaser For Bong Joon-ho Produced Thriller

The Host director Bong Joon-ho slides into the producer's chair for his Memories Of Murder co-writer Shim Sung-bo's directorial debut, Sea Fog (HaeMoo), the based-on-a-true-story tale of a fishing vessel whose attempt to transport illegal immigrants ends very badly, indeed.With... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

First Look At Trailer For Leong's Edgy Techno Thriller CAMERA

If you feel like it's been a while since a new talent came out of Hong Kong to seize the public attention with something edgy and exciting ... well, you're not alone. With the established players continually chasing the mainland... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
 
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