Entries in Category ‘Thriller’

Director(s): Rick Bota (Hellraiser: Hellseeker, Hellraiser: Hellworld) Writer(s): Neal Marshall Stevens (Thir13en Ghosts) & Tim Day Starring: Kari Wuhrer, Doug Bradley I get the feeling that if Dimension has its way, the Hellraiser series will surpass Witchcraft for the largest numbers of sequels produced. Now on its seventh installment, with an eighth due out in […]

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Director(s): Dave Diamond Writer(s): Dave Diamond Heebie Jeebies was an aggravating experience to say the least. Since I’m currently in the process of raising up money to produce a five-digit budgeted horror flick, I’ve been looking out for distributed films made on similar budgets in order to better understand what negative and positive elements I […]

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Director(s): John Ketcham Writer(s): Matt DeJong & Charles Wilkinson Starring: Estella Warren, John Hannah , John Kapelos Because “psychological thriller” is just another way of saying “something you’d see on Lifetime.” This is another “Based on a true story” film where events and characters are changed for dramatic effect, although there usually isn’t much dramatic […]

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Director(s): Shayne Worcester Writer(s): Shayne Worcester, Kyle Rankin & Efram Potelle I let The Girl in the Basement sit in a pile for about two months before watching it a few nights ago. The Asylum has a bad tendency to treat their pick-ups as second-rate material, so I’m usually not to eager to sit through […]

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Frankenstein Reborn Release Date: 28 August 2005 (USA) Genre: Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller Director(s): Leigh Scott (Art House, The Beast of Bray Road) Writer(s): Leigh Scott (Art House, The Beast of Bray Road) Starring: Rhett Giles,Thomas Downey, Joel Hebner I’m loving The Asylum’s current creative plan for their in-house productions. Much of their films […]

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Firefight Release Date: 2003 Genre: Action | Drama | Thriller Director(s): Paul Ziller (Bloodfist IV: Die Trying, Snakehead Terror) Writer(s): Elizabeth Sanchez & Paul Ziller (both of Avalanche Alley) Starring: Stephen Baldwin, Steve Bacic, Nick Mancuso To give you an idea of how the direct-to-video industry will readily latch onto anything popular, Firefight was actually […]

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Final Examination Release Date: 3 January 2003 (USA) Genre: Horror | Thriller Director: Fred Olen Ray (as Ed Raymond) Writer: Sean O’Bannon (Air Rage) & Kimberly A. Ray Starring: Kari Wuhrer, Brent Huff, Debbie Rochon One of the things that I always hear from directors, producers, writers, etc. is that once they sell a movie […]

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Fear X Release Date: 4 April 2003 (Denmark) Genre: Thriller Director(s): Nicolas Winding Refn (Bleeder, Pusher) Writer(s): Hubert Selby Jr. (Requiem For A Dream) & Nicolas Winding Refn Starring: John Turturro, Deborah Kara Unger, Stephen McIntyre Fear X is a mixed bag if there ever was one. A psychological thriller in the vein of Quentin […]

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Fate Release Date: 2003 Genre: Drama | Thriller Director(s): Ace Cruz (Urban Task Force) Writer(s): Ash Smith & Martha Burgess Starring: Michael Paré, Lee Majors, Philip Michael Thomas If looking at that cast didn’t dash your hopes for a decent movie, maybe the following scathing review will. Fate is a really, really, really bad rip-off […]

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The Falls Release Date: 2003 Genre: Thriller | Drama Director(s): Paul DeNigris Writer(s): Paul DeNigris Staring: David Tully, Diedre Kilgore, Johanna Watts I always smile whenever a movie with box art that suggests a Canadian-made, for-profit-only production turns out to be an engrossing indie that didn’t fall through the cracks. Thanks to Ardustry Entertainment, that […]

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