Special mention: “Funny Games” (1997)
Take my advice and just stick with the 1997 German version. The accents will drive you a bit crazy but what made this film work so well was the directors way of lingering on shots. 2 [...]
Podcast: Monster Movie Podcast Episode 29 – The Hole – World War Z – The Devil’s Carnival Welcome to the Monster Movie Podcast. Join us this week for Danteâ€™s Dungeon of Demons, Brad Pit versus the Zombie Apocalypse and the Devil shares some of Aesopâ€™s Fables. Hosts Doc Rotten and Thomas M. review Joe Danteâ€™s recent film The Hole and preview the trailer for World War Z. Then Thomas brings Darren Lynn (Repo! The Genetic … Continue reading
A most curious title, you most likely have seen one or more of these films. While there have been plenty of films that feature isolation, there has also has been a trend (motivated by the SAW movies success) that directly deals with the premise of locking, capturing, kidnapping or placing a group of individuals into a room (or like-location) for the sake of isolation and observation (hence to study or torment…or perhaps both). In most … Continue reading
SYNOPSIS: Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter. REVIEW: The movie “The Hole” is a great example of an off-the-radar release that didn’t really catch much attention till years later (mostly as a cut out bin inclusion). I remember seeing the title and then having to acquire an overseas version to actually own one. Since its … Continue reading
While this film has been layign the shelf since 2009, we are glad to have reviewed it! (See review of “The Hole (2009). Latest news comes per PR – THE HOLE will be in theaters September 28, 2012 and Available on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD on October 2, 2012 by Big Air Studios. Check out the Trailer just sent over! From director Joe Dante comes a 3D thriller that explores the fears and secrets buried … Continue reading
SYNOPSIS: A pair of brothers stumble upon a mysterious hole in their basement that leads to the darkest corridors of their fears and nightmares. REVIEW: Written by:Â Mark L. Smith Directed by:Â Joe Dante Starring:Â Teri Polo, Haley Bennett, Chris Massoglia, Nathan Gamble QUICK FIX: Siblings Dane and Lucas have just moved to a new suburb with their mom (the always awesomely talented and even more beautiful Teri Polo) to start life over again, and … Continue reading
Trailer: The Hole (2009) A pair of brothers stumble upon a mysterious hole in their basement that leads to the darkest corridors of their fears and nightmares.