Bloody Disgusting

01/24/2014 - 11:06am

Israeli filmmaker Oren Carmi’s debut feature Goldberg & Eisenberg is a promising dark comedy with shades of horror lurking beneath the surface.

01/21/2014 - 2:26pm

Writer Simon Barrett and director Adam Wingard, the duo behind 2011‘s You’re Next, have followed up their home invasion cult classic with a solid, satisfying B-movie thriller about a mysterious stranger who i

01/19/2014 - 12:01pm

Contemporary Korean cinema is awash with slick, violent thrillers and the audiences over there keep eating them up. I don’t blame them either.

01/17/2014 - 11:46am

Let’s get the bad stuff out of the way first.

01/03/2014 - 10:03am

After Dark Films’ new release Ritual opens with a warning of extreme violence, then lets us know that we have 30 seconds to leave before it starts. Aw, c’mon. Already I wanna turn it off.

12/30/2013 - 3:27pm

Remember the original run of Star Trek films? The ones that hit between 1979 and 1991? If you don’t, there was a popular axiom at the time that dictated that every other entry would be good.

12/24/2013 - 10:50am

Open Grave opens with one of the most promising sequences I have seen in a long time. John (Sharlto Copley) wakes up, in the middle of a rain storm, in the middle of the night, in a pit full of dead bodies.

12/02/2013 - 4:15pm

Abel Ferrara and writer Nicholas St. John’s first film, The Driller Killer, subverted the sexism found in most slasher flicks by offering a madman who targets derelicts rather than busty teens.

11/26/2013 - 2:59pm

Spike Lee has been understandably adamant about describing his version of Oldboy as a “reinterpretation” rather than a remake.

11/20/2013 - 5:13pm

As someone who really liked The Hunger Games I was fully prepared for Catching Fire to be a disappointment.