Film Review: The ABCs of Death (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: In a bold cinematic experiment, 26 directors from 15 different countries come together to present a collection of 26 shorts on the subject of death. Each director is given a single letter of the alphabet to use as a topic of their short. This is the ABCs of Death. REVIEW: Entertaining. Provocative. Disturbing. The ABCs of Death is like the Twilight Zone on crack, a bing-bang-boom collection of horror shorts from 26 different directors … Continue reading

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Cold Skin (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: On the edge of the Antartic Circle, in the years after World War I, a steam ship approaches a desolate island far from all shipping lanes. On board is a young man, on his way to assume the lonely post of weather observer, to live in solitude for a year at the end of the world. But on shore he finds no trace of the man whom he has been sent to replace, just … Continue reading

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The Farm (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A man is suddenly not alone on his farm.

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Interview: Director Xavier Gens (The Divide)

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Director Xavier Gens made quite the splash with his first full length feature “Frontier(s)” in 2007. One of the first of the new wave of unrelenting horror films that came out of France (Along with “Inside”, “Haute Tension” & “Martyrs”), it was the sordid tale of a group of thieves on the run from the law who decide to pick the wrong place to lay low. It had some truly wince inducing scenes in it … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Divide (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic. REVIEW: I’ve seen my share of apocalyptic films this year, not mention the various ones that arrived last year. I’m most surprisde on how they all take on different tones with the same basic philosophy….the end of the world. Or in some case, the “coming” of the … Continue reading

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