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Event Horizon (1997)

A deep space exploration vessel reappears after vanishing seven years previously and a rescue team is dispatched to the outer solar system to investigate.

Event Horizon has a rather hokey premise; that a space ship creates a dimensional portal to hell and returns with an evil presence on board. 153 more words


Limited East Coast season announced for Australian psychological thriller, Backtrack

New Australian psychological thriller, Backtrack will screen exclusively for one-week across select Palace Cinemas from 16-22 June.

The strictly limited one-week cinema release will be followed by digital and disc releases on August 3, a non-traditional pattern designed to make the film available to a broader audience across all channels without delay.  204 more words

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Taika Waititi's "Hunt for the Wilderpeople": A Farcical Coming-of-Age Film with Surprising Heart

Wisconsin Film Festival Opening Night

New Zealand director Taika Waititi (pronounced Tie-Ka Why-tee-tee) has created a magnificently funny coming-of-age film in Hunt for the Wilderpeople… 714 more words

Film Reviews

Backtrack (2015)

D: Michael Petroni / 90m

Cast: Adrien Brody, George Shevtsov, Robin McLeavy, Sam Neill, Malcolm Kennard, Jenni Baird, Chloe Bayliss, Emma O’Farrell, Bruce Spence, Anna Lise Phillips… 1,043 more words


Daybreakers (2010) - Review

I didn’t intend to watch Daybreakers. I was looking for a slasher film I hadn’t seen before, and found this film instead. It looked like a schlocky vampire film, and I thought that would scratch the same itch. 546 more words


Daybreakers (2010)

Vampirism has spread throughout humanity to the point where they vastly outnumber the normal humans whose role has been reduced to that of livestock to replenish the rapidly diminishing store of fresh blood. 139 more words


Possession (Zulawski, 1981)

I said in a recent blog post that for some (then) inexplicable reason, Zulawksi reminds me of Ruiz, reminds me of Has. Well, I take it back. 697 more words