Category: thriller

REVIEW: The Wolf’s Call (2019)

Chanteraide (François Civil) is a sonar specialist assigned to a French submarine. After a near-contact reveals an unidentified submarine of Russian design, he risks his career and criminal arrest in an attempt to properly identify the new vehicle. Meanwhile Russian aggression in Scandinavia risks all-out nuclear war with France - and Chanteraide's mystery submarine appears ...

REVIEW: 3 From Hell (2019)

10 years after their near-fatal shootout with police, rampage killers Otis (Bill Moseley) and Baby (Sheri Moon Zombie) escape from prison - their companion Captain Spaulding (Sid Haig) having been executed for his crimes. Teaming up with criminal "Foxy" Coltrane (Richard Brake), they make a break for Mexico, although Baby's murderous obsessions may see them ...

REVIEW: Parasite (2019)

Kim Ki-woo (Choi Woo-sik), a young man living in poverty, miraculously scores a part-time job tutoring mathematics for a rich Korean family. When that family needs an art tutor, Ki-woo knows of an excellent choice. When the family fires their driver for impropriety, their new art tutor knows of the perfect replacement. When their housekeeper ...

REVIEW: Balloon (2018)

East Germany, 1979. Two families, the Strelzyks and the Wetzels, conspire to secretly build a hot air balloon and use it to cross the border into the West. When they barely survive their first attempt, they must race against time to construct and launch a second balloon before the Stasi track them down. There is ...

REVIEW: Bullet Ballet (1998)

Writer/director Shinya Tsukamoto made an enormous impact internationally with his low-budget 1989 tech-horror Tetsuo: The Iron Man. Shot in grainy black and white with a piercing industrial soundtrack, it rapidly became a cult hit around the world and attracted a fiercely loyal cult following. Tsukamoto's subsequent films never quite captured the widespread attention that his feature ...

REVIEW: The Nightingale (2018)

When Irish convict Clare (Aising Franciosi) suffers an unimaginable injustice, she sets out across the Tasmanian wilderness on a quest for revenge. Aiding her on her travels is an Indigenous tracker named Billy (Baykali Ganambarr), who faces personal tragedies of his own. Jennifer Kent made an enormous impact with her first feature, the 2014 horror ...