Thriller

THE BROKEN – review

2015-04-17 // 0 Comments

British-French psychothriller THE BROKEN is a wonderfully photographed bow to Alfred Hitchcock, suspenseful, witty and with more than one citation of the master’s work. Although throughout the first third there’s little more than Guy Farley‘s music which conveys a sense of threat the film manages to keep one wondering: a little weirdness here, a broken [...]

THE POOL – Dutch thriller in Stockholm

2014-11-06 // 0 Comments

DE POEL (THE POOL) is the kind of film you won’t forget. Not only because it’s a horror thriller, which might keep you awake at night – it is perfectly made. From the first frame – a kind of Rorschach-pattern of black ink in water, intertwined with faces, skulls, Gestalten – to the last (surprise) [...]

A MOST WANTED MAN

2014-10-07 // 0 Comments

Brackiges Wasser und eine Hafenmauer – plötzlich eine Welle, und ein Mann steigt – wie aus der Unterwelt – eine Leiter hoch: Ist mit Isa Karpov (Grigoriy Dobrygin) das Böse in Hamburg angekommen? Oder sieht Geheimagent Gunther (Philip Seymour Hoffman) Gespenster? Und welche Rolle spielt die smarte, höfliche Vertreterin des CIA? Und die Deutschen Minister? [...]