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Big Bad Wolves – shock value and comedy go hand-in-hand

MOVIE REVIEW Big Bad Wolves United Channel Movies, Israel  110 Min 2.35:1 UK Release: TBA for 2014 by Metronome Distribution DIR Navot Papushado, Aharon Keshales PROD Tami Leon, Chilik Michaeli, Avraham Pirchi SCR Navot Papushado, Aharon Keshales DP Giora Bejach CAST Lior Ashkenazi, Tzachi Grad, Rotem Keinan, Dov Glickman, Menashe Noy Hailed by Quentin Tarantino as the best film of the year, so far, at Busan international film festival, it’s easy to see why with the flair, punch and shock value that Big Bad Wolves brings to the table. The… Read more Big Bad Wolves – shock value and comedy go hand-in-hand

This short film from Sundance puts you at KNIFE POINT

I’m not usually keen on short horror films, but this film absolutely nails the genre to a pole. There is a creepy presence throughout the film, you’re never sure what’s going to happen next. It’s an awkward, warped type of suspense, which will leave you at a knife’s edge where insanity looms. This film is worth your time, it has cinematic roots and a dark, moody undertone (beautifully shot by Chris Dapkins). It is slow, but anything from formulaic. The film is directed by Carlo Mirabella-Davis who is currently working on… Read more This short film from Sundance puts you at KNIFE POINT

The Call – Should you take it?

Probably not… Brad Anderson’s The Call is a cluttered B-thriller with a tight clasp, but very little personality. Anderson’s The Machinist was an incredible divergence into the mind of the insomniac male (executed to sincere perfection by Christian Bale). It was a chilling ride, one that continued out of the cinema door and infiltrated your dreams. However, with Anderson’s The Call, we are sent on an intense and suspenseful adventure, only to be gatecrashed of everything fresh and intriguing in the third act. The Call takes us into the high-stakes… Read more The Call – Should you take it?