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Screener-Review: Battle Royale

Battle Royale Japan 2000 Written by Kenta Fukasaku, based on the novel by Koushun Takami Directed by Kinji Fukasaku Watched on 03.04.2017 More than 16 years after its release in Japan, “Battle Royale” is finally going to be freely available … Continue reading

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Viennale 2016 – Day 2: Alone (Hon-ja)

Alone (Hon-ja) South Korea 2015 Written by Hye-jin Cha & Hong-min Park Directed by Hong-min Park Watched on 21.10.2016 Every year there are a couple of movies that end up on my “maybe”-list. Sometimes, I decide to give them a … Continue reading

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/slash 2016 – Day 10: Abattoir

Abattoir USA 2016 Written by Christopher Monfette Directed by Darren Lynn Bousman Watched on 01.10.2016 Going in, I knew nothing about the movie, except the promising promo picture of a woman standing in front of a strange looking house, as … Continue reading

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/slash 2016 – Day 5: Creepy (Kurîpî: Itsuwari no rinjin)

Creepy Japan 2016 Written by Chihiro Ikeda & Kiyoshi Kurosawa Directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa Watched on 26.09.2016 Since the screening I’ve learned that “Creepy” is actually quite well-regarded, at least with some of the international press. I wish I could … Continue reading

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/slash 2016 – Day 3: Headshot

Headshot Indonesia 2016 Written by Timo Tjahjanto Directed by Timo Tjahjanto & Kimo Stamboel Watched on 24.09.2016 I’m sorry to say that I was a little disappointed by “Headshot”. Then again, it bears repeating that I’m one of those very … Continue reading

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/slash 2016 – Day 2: Hangman

Hangman UK 2016 Written by Simon Boyes & Adam Mason Directed by Adam Mason Watched on 23.09.2016 Before I start with my – quite critical – analysis of the movie, it’s only fair to note that as someone who’s very … Continue reading

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At the Movies 2016: The Shallows

The Shallows USA 2016 Written by Jaume Collet-Serra Directed by Anthony Jaswinski Watched on 03.09.2016 “The Shallows” wasn’t quite the highlight that I hoped for, but it nevertheless was an enjoyable entry into the ever-growing list of shark-themed horror thrillers. … Continue reading

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