Movies

VOD October 2019

The Corrupted

Crime, Thriller
Available on VOD: 3 oktober 2019
Director: Ron Scalpello
Cast: Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games, Adrift), Timothy Spall (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Denial), Charlie Murphy (The Foreigner, Peaky Blinders), Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey, Paddington), Noel Clarke (Star Trek Into Darkness, Brotherhood)

 Liam (Claflin), an ex-con determined to win back the love and trust of his family after his future was stolen from him by a crime syndicate led by Clifford Cullen (Spall), a mogul whose empire has infiltrated the highest levels of politics, finance and law enforcement. Liam soon finds himself caught up in a web of conspiracy and corruption, centering around the bloody land grab that took place before the Olympic Games came to the City of London. Forced to confront the past in order to stand a chance at a future, Liam will do anything to save those he loves.

Reviews
  • Hollywoodreporter.com: A stellar cast headlined by Timothy Spall, former Hunger Games regular Sam Claflin and Downton Abbey veteran Hugh Bonneville. A timely and gripping crime thriller.
  • Radiotimes.com: oel Clarke stands out as a police detective on Spall's tail. A coherent conspiracy thriller, soaked in blood.
  • TheGuardian.com: Strong dramatic scenes and grabby performances, not least from Timothy Spall.
  • Emmaatthemovies.blogspot.com: A surprisingly gritty crime drama. 

Reborn

Horror
Available on VOD: 10 oktober 2019
Director: Julian Richards
Cast: Barbara Crampton (You're Next, Re-Animator), Michael Paré (The Philadelphia Experiment, The Lincoln Lawyer, The Virgin Suicides), Kayleigh Gilbert, Monte Markham, Chaz Bono (American Horror Story)

A stillborn baby girl brought back to life by an electrical storm before being abducted from hospital by a morgue attendant. On her sixteenth birthday, empowered with the gift to manipulate electricity, she escapes her captor and sets out to find her birth mother leaving a trail of destruction behind her.

Reviews
  • BFI.org.uk: a sophisticated dramatisation of an actress’s internalised ‘method’ of processing personal trauma into performance.
  • Joblo.com: Kayleigh Gilbert, who did a terrific job in the role of Tess, her performance complimented by the fact that she has a great look for the part. 7/10.
  • 28dayslateranalysis.com: Full of interesting scenes and outlandish deaths, Reborn is a horror thriller for those seeking out something a bit refreshing.
  • Eyeforfilm.co.uk: We get a playfully formulaic story involving protectiveness, revenge, spectacular deaths (some of which feel richly deserved) and investigation.
  • Horrorhothousereview.wordpress.com: Crampton makes a fair fist of the older woman film star determined to fight her way back while still saddled with an overarching sense of loss while Gilbert appears superbly deranged as the girl determined to sort things out for her new-found mom. All in it’s an effective chiller with at least two killer jump out of your seat moments.
  • Moviesinfocus.com: A fun flick with a game cast.
Awards
  • Best Director - Fantasporto (Portugal)
  • Best Director - Roswell Film Festival (USA)
  • Best Sci-Fi Feature - Another Hole In The Head (USA)
  • Best Horror Feature - Mad Monster Party (USA)
  • Best Horror Feature - Horror Hotel (USA)
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