Entries Tagged with ‘thriller’

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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The Fall Before Paradise Release Date: 2004 Genre: Thriller Director(s): Steven Gillian Writer(s): Steven Gillian Staring: Jennifer Chudy, Greg Cool and Kimberly S. Fairbanks Here’s a good question for The Fall Before Paradise’s director, writer, and producer Steven Gillian. How did York Entertainment wind up releasing your movie, which probably could’ve gotten distribution through Ardustry […]

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Expecting Mercy Release Date: 2000 (USA) Genre: Thriller Director(s): Dave Hansen Writer(s): Dave Hansen Staring: Carrie Hitchcock, Brian Mani, Heather Prete Prior to watching Expecting Mercy, I had read three reviews of it. Two actually deemed the film a pleasant surprise, while one tore it up. Considering I’m a sucker for films with a Skinemax-like […]

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Exorcism Release Date: 1 April 2004 (UK) Genre: Horror | Thriller Director(s): William A. Baker Writer(s): William A. Baker Staring: Brian Patrick Clarke, Jack Donner, Tony Burton Exorcism’s one of those films that’s bound to do sell well at AFM this year, what with its decent production values and competent story, but is landing D.O.A. […]

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Escape Velocity Release Date: 14 October 2002 (UK) Genre: Sci-Fi | Thriller Director(s): Lloyd A. Simandl (Bound Cargo, Slaves of the Realm) Writer(s): Paul A. Birkett (Mindstorm, The Operative) Starring: Wendy Crewson, Patrick Bergin Directed by Lloyd A. Simandl. If that’s enough to make you turn away from Escape Velocity right now, then, well, you […]

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