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/slash ½ 2017 – Day 3: The Autopsy of Jane Doe

The Autopsy of Jane Doe UK/USA 2016 Written by Ian Goldberg & Richard Naing Directed by André Øvredal Watched on 06.05.2017 “The Autopsy of Jane Doe” is a nice, classical, straight-forward horror film with a cool setup and a great … Continue reading

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/slash ½ 2017 – Day 3: Without Name

Without Name Ireland 2016 Written by Garret Shanley Directed by Lorcan Finnegan Watched on 06.05.2017 “Without Name” was a nice, old-fashioned scary tale. I especially liked the way Lorcan Finnegan shot the woods; how he played with light, shadow and … Continue reading

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/slash ½ 2017 – Day 2: El Bar (The Bar)

El Bar Spain 2017 Written by Jorge Guerricaechevarría & Álex de la Iglesia Directed by Álex de la Iglesia Watched on 05.05.2017 “The Bar” was the third movie of Álex de la Iglesia that I’ve seen. “Witching & Bitching” was … Continue reading

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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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