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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on January 1, 2018

Review 115min Genre:        Crime, Drama Director:     Martin McDonagh Cast:          Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell…more Writer:       Martin McDonagh -Synopsis- An implacable and irrepressible small town mother takes on local law enforcement (and much of the community) when they fail to solve the case of her teenage daughter’s brutal murder, in a darkly comedic and […]

Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Posted by Gui on November 3, 2017

Review 114min Genre:     Crime, Drama, Mystery Director:  Kenneth Branagh Cast:       Kenneth Branagh, Michelle Pfeiffer, Johnny Depp…and more Writers:   Michael Green and Agatha Christie -Synopsis- When someone mysteriously dies on the world renown luxury train travelling across Europe, fellow passenger and legendary detective ‘Hercule Poirot’ must unravel a mystery which will test his moral compass and […]

Top 5 Haunted House Movies

Posted by Gui on October 31, 2017

Halloween is here! and your happy home could now be your tomb, so to celebrate we break down our top 5 movies based in ‘haunted’ buildings where malevolent forces terrorise the people living in them.   #5: ‘The Amityville Horror’ (1979) Image Source: MGM Everything seems great for the Lutz family when they move into […]

Let the Corpses Tan (2017) (French Language)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on October 27, 2017

Review 92min Genre:       Crime, Thriller Directors:   Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani Cast:         Marc Barbé, Stéphane Ferrara, Bernie Bonvoisin…and more Writers:     Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani, Jean-Pierre Bastid -Synopsis- When a violent armed gang plans a heist in sunny Southern France and lifts 250 kilograms of gold, they seem to have found the […]

Wind River (2017)

Posted by Gui on September 10, 2017

Review 107min Genre:       Crime, Drama, Mystery Director:    Taylor Sheridan Cast:         Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Graham Greene…and more Writer:      Taylor Sheridan -Synopsis- A young FBI agent joins forces with a veteran local wildlife agent in a frozen and remote Wyoming Native American reservation to solve the mystery of a local girl’s murder, a case which will […]

The Vault (2017)

Posted by Gui on September 8, 2017

Review 91min Genre:       Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller Director:    Dan Bush Cast:         Francesca Eastwood, James Franco, Taryn Manning…more Writers:     Dan Bush and Conal Byrne -Synopsis- When two sisters pull a bank heist to ease their family strife, they get far more than they bargained for after discovering that the seemingly abandoned and potentially lucrative underground vault […]

The Limehouse Golem (2017)

Posted by Gui on September 1, 2017

Review 109min Genre:       Drama, Mystery, Thriller Director:    Juan Carlos Medina Cast:         Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke, Douglas Booth…and more Writers:     Peter Ackroyd & Jane Goldman -Synopsis- Before ‘Jack the Ripper’ stalked the seedy streets of London, another brutal and mysterious spectre plied its sinister trade in the East end— the infamous and mythical ‘Limehouse Golem’—preying on […]

Detroit (2017)

Posted by Gui on August 24, 2017

Review 143min Genre:       Fact-based, Crime, Drama Director:    Kathryn Bigelow Cast:         John Boyega, Algee Smith, Will Poulter…and more Writer:      Mark Boal -Synopsis- With tensions running high between the people and the authorities of Detroit in 1967, a police raid sparks an all-out uprising and borderline race riot as the disparate citizens of the city endure five […]

Hounds of Love (2017)

Posted by Gui on July 26, 2017

Review 108min Genre:     Crime, Drama, Horror Director:  Ben Young Cast:       Emma Booth, Ashleigh Cummings, Stephen Curry…and more Writer:    Ben Young -Synopsis- After being abducted on the quiet streets of Australian suburbia by a perverted couple, a young girl is subjected to horrendous exploitation and sexual abuse, but begins to exploit a relationship rift between her […]

Mindhorn (2017)

Posted by Gui on May 5, 2017

Review 89min Genre:       Comedy Director:    Sean Foley Cast:         Julian Barratt, Essie Davis, Andrea Riseborough…and more Writers:     Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby -Synopsis- A washed-up, self-unaware actor takes up a chance for redemption by reprising his popular 1980s TV detective role to help catch a real-life deranged murderer, with hilarious consequences in this British comedy from […]

Raw (2017) (French Language)

Posted by Gui on April 9, 2017

Review 99min Genre:     Drama, Horror Director:  Julia Ducournau Cast:       Garance Marillier, Ella Rumpf, Rabah Nait Oufella…and more Writer:    Julia Ducournau -Synopsis- A young, French vegetarian veterinary student undergoes an extreme transformation after her formative and alarming college experiences, unleashing disturbing carnal proclivities and a dark penchant for flesh in this stylistic and provocative indie directorial […]

The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)

Posted by Gui on April 1, 2017

Review 86min Genre:       Horror, Mystery, Thriller Director:    André Øvredal Cast:         Brian Cox, Emile Hirsch, Olwen Catherine Kelly…and more Writers:     Richard Naing and Ian B. Goldberg -Synopsis- When the body of an unidentified murder victim shows up at their small-town morgue, a father & son team of coroners try to unravel the mystery of her gruesome […]

Split (2017)

Posted by Gui on January 21, 2017

Review 117min Genre:       Horror, Thriller Director:    M. Night Shyamalan Cast:         James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson…more Writer:      M. Night Shyamalan -Synopsis- When three teenage girls are kidnapped and held captive by a troubled man with 23 distinct personalities, they must find a way to escape before his most fearsome incarnation is born in this […]

The Wailing (2016) (Korean Language)

Posted by Gui on November 24, 2016

Review 156min Genre:      Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller Director:   Hong-jin Na Cast:        Do Won Kwak, Jun Kunimura, Woo-hee Chun…and more Writer:     Hong-jin Na -Synopsis- When a series of grisly murders and a related mysterious sickness devastate an unsuspecting modern-day South Korean village; an inept and comically cowardly local cop must unravel the mystery of the dark […]

King Cobra (2016)- BFI London Film Festival 2016

Posted by Gui on October 9, 2016

91min Genre:       Fact-based, Crime, Drama Director:    Justin Kelly Cast:         Garrett Clayton, James Franco, Christian Slater…and more Writers:     Justin Kelly and D. Madison Savage -Synopsis- A handsome teenager’s cross-country casting trip turns into the start of Gay porn superstardom for “Brent Corrigan”, when he moves in with his middle-aged porn producer; but when the relationship turns […]

Don’t Breathe (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 10, 2016

Review 88min Genre:       Horror, Thriller Director:    Fede Alvarez Cast:         Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette…and more Writers:     Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues -Synopsis- A plan to burgle the house of a blind older man in desolate Detroit becomes the worst idea ever, as the dream of escaping their town for a better life soon becomes […]

The Neon Demon (2016)

Posted by Gui on July 9, 2016

Review 117min Genre:     Drama, Horror, Thriller Director:  Nicolas Winding Refn Cast:       Elle Fanning, Abbey Lee, Jena Malone…and more Writers:   Nicolas Winding Refn, Mary Laws and Polly Stenham -Synopsis- Writer/director Nicolas Winding Refn applies his aesthetic stylings to a gruesome story about our vapid modern society’s obsession with youth and beauty, starring Elle Fanning as a […]

Green Room (2016)

Posted by Gui on May 11, 2016

Review 95min Genre:      Horror, Thriller Director:   Jeremy Saulnier Cast:        Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, Patrick Stewart…and more Writer:     Jeremy Saulnier -Synopsis- A young underground punk band’s gig at a remote rural Oregon Roadhouse turns into a brutal nightmare after they witness a murder; hunted by the club’s skinhead patrons and their ruthless leader, our “heroes” struggle […]

Crimson Peak (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 17, 2015

Review 119min Genre:      Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance Director:   Guillermo del Toro Cast:        Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain…and more Writers:    Guillermo del Toro, Matthew Robbins After suffering a personal tragedy, a young 19th century American woman is seduced by a charming British aristocrat and his mysterious sister to cross the ocean and settle in their […]

Black Mass (2015)- BFI London Film Festival 2015

Posted by Gui on October 14, 2015

Review 122min Genre:    Fact-based, Crime, Drama Director: Scott Cooper Cast:      Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch…more Writers:  Mark Mallouk, Jez Butterworth , Dick Lehr… and more Johnny Depp stars as notorious Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger, whose position as an FBI informant and brother of a Massachusetts state senator gave him virtual carte blanche to […]

Macbeth (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 2, 2015

Review 113min Genre:     Drama, Action Director:  Justin Kurzel Cast:       Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Sean Harris…and more Writers:   William Shakespeare, Justin Kurzel… and more In the harshness of the European Middle-ages an ambitious Scottish nobleman, spurred on by his ruthless wife and ominous prophecies, murders the King and takes his throne. But his obsession will lead […]

Sicario (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on September 25, 2015

Review 121min Genre:    Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller Director: Denis Villeneuve Cast:      Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin…and more Writer:   Taylor Sheridan Emily Blunt stars as an ambitious FBI agent whose moral compass is challenged by a complex US government operation to fight the escalating so-called “war on drugs”, as legal and moral lines are […]

The Visit (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on September 11, 2015

Review 94min Genre:     Horror, Mystery, Thriller Director:  M. Night Shyamalan Cast:       Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould, Deanna Dunagan…and more Writer:    M. Night Shyamalan A young brother and sister are invited to spend time visiting their single mother’s estranged parents in the country, as they try to connect with their grandparents and discover why their mother became […]

True Story (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on July 19, 2015

Review 99min Genre:    Fact-based, Drama, Mystery Director: Rupert Goold Cast:      Jonah Hill, James Franco, Felicity Jones…and more Writers:  Rupert Goold, David Kajganich & Michael Finkel Based on the memoirs of New York Times journalist Michael Finkel, ‘True Story’ tells the real tale of how FBI Most Wanted murderer Christian Longo assumed Finkel’s name whilst laying-low […]

The Look of Silence (2014) (Indonesian Language)

Posted by Gui on June 14, 2015

Review 103min Genre:    Documentary Director: Joshua Oppenheimer Writer:   Joshua Oppenheimer Award-winning US director Joshua Oppenheimer heads a Danish documentary production chronicling an Indonesian man’s efforts to make sense of the Indonesian political “killings” (or genocide) of 1965-66 which brutally claimed the lives of between 500 thousand and 1 million people, one of which happened to […]

Child 44 (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on April 18, 2015

Review 137min Genre:      Drama, Mystery, Thriller Director:   Daniel Espinosa Cast:        Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman…and more Writers:    Richard Price, Tom Rob Smith Former war hero and MGB (Soviet secret police) agent Leo Demidov is a top operator in Stalin’s Soviet internal security service but when he is betrayed by the system he worked to […]

Foxcatcher (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on December 22, 2014

134min Genre:    Drama, Fact-based Director: Bennett Miller Cast:      Channing Tatum, Steve Carell & Mark Ruffalo …and more Writers:  E. Max Frye & Dan Futterman Based on a true story, Foxcatcher examines the relationship between US Olympic wrestling champions the Schultz brothers and their bizarre coach/sponsor the millionaire du Pont family heir John du Pont, the […]

Horns (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on November 1, 2014

120min Genre:    Mystery, Fantasy, Drama, Romance Director: Alexandre Aja Cast:      Daniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple, Max Minghella …and more Writers:  Joe Hill, Keith Bunin Daniel Radcliffe stars as a young man who becomes the town pariah when he is suspected of the murder of his girlfriend, he then begins to grow horns with dark supernatural confessional […]

Gone Girl (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 19, 2014

149min Genre:    Drama, Thriller, Crime Director: David Fincher Cast:      Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Carrie Coon …and more Writer:   Gillian Flynn A big city writer and his wife are forced to move back to his small-town roots to the detriment of their marriage only to find that his wife goes missing and is presumed […]

A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014) English Language

Posted by Gui on September 19, 2014

114 min Genre:     Drama, Thriller, Crime Director:  Scott Frank Cast:       Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, David Harbour…and more Writers:   Scott Frank , Lawrence Block Set in the late 90’s, Liam Neeson stars as a tough New York ex-cop turned private investigator hired by a drug-lord to track down the men who kidnapped and brutally murdered his […]