Movies

VOD November 2021

Son

Horror
Available on VOD: 4 november 2021
Director: Ivan Kavanagh
Cast: Andi Matichak (Halloween, Halloween Kills), Emile Hirsch (Lone Survivor, Killer Joe, Into the Wild), Luke David Blumm (The Sinner)

Having escaped from a cult as a child, a mother must face her past when its sinister members break into her home and attempt to steal her eight-year-old son, David. Now the two are on the run pursued by a detective determined to save them both.
Since his aborted kidnapping something has changed in David and the boy has succumbed to a mysterious illness. Following her maternal instincts to save him, his mother commits unspeakable acts to keep him alive but is losing the battle. Soon, she has to decide how far she is willing to go to save her son, as some bonds run deeper than blood.

Reviews
  • Variety.com: Twisty, violent, well-crafted.
  • Screenrant.com: An unsettling fever-dream drenched in unspeakable acts that leave viewers on edge until the end.
  • Latimes.com: An amped-up version of everyday parental paranoia. This is ultimately a movie about a woman who loves her child so intensely that she becomes irrational - and dangerous.
  • Behindthelensonline.net: Twisted and terrifying.
  • Flickeringmyth.com: The performances become more layered and devastating. A twisted exercise.
  • Heavenofhorror.com: A rather glorious horror experience and definitely a horror highlight of 2021 so far!
  • Horrorfuel.com: The pacing is near-perfect, from the film’s gripping opening to its incredibly creepy final scene.
  • Jumpcutonline.co.uk: Your mind is plagued with intrigue towards Laura’s past from the first sequence, and its relatively steady pace unravels towards an eye-widening climax.
  • Markreviewsmovies.com: A chilling and occasionally gruesome piece of horror about paranoia.
  • Readysteadycut.com: Gripping, tense, bloody, and distinctly dark.
  • Screenrant.com: A thrilling ride into the bloodied entrails of terror and paranoia.
  • Thehollywoodnews.com: With echoes of Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby and The Babadook, Son is a forever twisting tale of terror and trauma, featuring some excellent performances across the board.
  • Spoilerfreemoviesleuth.com: It blurs the fine line between reality and darkness while bringing us a story of pain and suffering that will see no happy ending.
  • Worldfilmgeek.com: a jaw-dropping finale.

The War Below

War
Available on VOD: 9 november 2021
Director: J.P. Watts
Cast: Sam Hazeldine (The Hitman's Bodyguard), Tom Goodman-Hill (The Imitation Game, Everest), Elliot James Langridge (Twist)

In the midst of the great war, Colonel "Hellfire Jack" Norton-Griffiths hatches a daring plan to break the deadly stalemate at the battle of messines.
He recruits a group of local miners to dig a tunnel underneath no man's land, from the allied trenches to the german trenches, in hopes of successfully setting off bombs from below the german line and saving the allied war effort.

Reviews
  • Filmstories.co.uk: As visually compelling as it is impressive in its character work. Hazeldine’s stoic performance is the highlight, but this is a very strong piece across the board which does not deserve to fly under the radar. A quality World War I movie.
  • Moviesteve.com: Fascinating and true story.
  • Nerdly.co.uk: A tense, personal edge of your seat story of incredible bravery in times of horror. 5/5 stars.
  • Outtakemag.co.uk: An admirable job of telling this fascinating tale.
  • TheGuardian.com: Real-life account of miners recruited in the first world war to burrow beneath German lines is fascinating.
  • Thetimes.co.uk: A fascinating Great War side story and a gritty central turn from Sam Hazeldine (Peaky Blinders)
  • Ukfilmreview.co.uk: Great performances and a strong emotional connection to their social and physical plight.

Apex Predator

Action
Available on VOD: 22 november 2021
Director: Edward Drake
Cast: Bruce Willis (Die Hard, Red, Sixth Sense, Split), Neal McDonough (Minority Report, The 100), Lochlyn Munro (Riverdale, White Chicks)

Based on Richard Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game”.Five elite Hunters pay to hunt a human on a deserted island. But each Hunter begins to fall as the Prey fightsback with mind-games, traps, and a determination to survive they have never witnessed before.

Reviews

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