Tag Archives: crime thriller

Dark Star Pictures and Bloody Disgusting Announce Acquisition of Shinzô Katayama’s ‘MISSING’


Dark Star Pictures has acquired the North American distribution rights to the crime thriller MISSING as part of its ongoing collaboration with Bloody Disgusting. MISSING is written and directed by Shinzô Katayama. It stars Aoi Ito (Her Love Boils Bathwater, KASANE-Beauty and Fate, Gangoose), Jiro Sato (Brothers in Brothel, New …

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Fantastic Fest 2021 Review: Lado Kvataniya’s ‘The Execution’ Is A Thrilling and Horrifying Murder Mystery

The Execution

Lado Kvataniya’s The Execution had its world premiere at Fantastic Fest 2021 tonight and I had the opportunity to check it out. This Russian crime thriller stars Niko Tavadze, Daniil Spivakovsky, Yulia Snigir, Evgeniy Tkachuk, Aglaya Tarasova, and Victoria Tolstoganova. It was produced by Ilya Stewart. Synopsis for The Execution …

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IFC Films Sweeps Up North American Rights For Adrien Brody Crime Thriller ‘Clean’

Adrien Brody in Clean

IFC Films announced today that they are acquiring North American rights to Paul Solet’s crime drama Clean, starring Academy Award-winner Adrien Brody, who developed and produced the film through his production company, Fable House. IFC Films will release the film in 2022. A longtime passion project for Adrien Brody, who …

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Yasha Jackson Hunts A Kidnapper In Vertical Entertainment’s ‘Killer Among Us’

Killer Among Us

Vertical Entertainment has acquired North American rights to first-time writer-director Charles Scharfman’s crime thriller Killer Among Us. Directed by Charles Scharfman as well as written by himself and Daniel Lichtenberg. Produced by Dan Clifton and Bernard Hunt, with cinematography also by Bernard Hunt, edited by Terry Taylor, and music by …

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Movie Review: Phil Sheerin’s ‘The Winter Lake’ (2021) Is Dark And Disturbing

the winter lake

Looking for a dark and grim thriller that will send shivers down your spine? Well, look no further because The Winter Lake delivers all of this. This is the feature directorial debut from director Phil Sheerin and written by David Turpin (The Lodgers). It stars Emma Mackey (Sex Education), Anson …

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Movie Review: Tiller Russell’s ‘Silk Road’ (2020) Is Wildly Dangerous and Entertaining

Nick Robinson as Ross Ulbricht in Silk Road. Photo Credit: Catherine Kanavy

I didn’t know much about the story that Silk Road was based on until recently. After doing some research, I found it fascinating and addicting. Although Silk Road delivered its own unique version of this story and really captured the brilliant madness that unfolded with this larger-than-life real true crime …

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Lionsgate Presents Official Trailer, Poster, and Stills for Crime Thriller ‘Silk Road’

Nick Robinson as Ross Ulbricht in the crime thriller film, SILK ROAD, a Lionsgate release. Photo courtesy of Lionsgate.

Lionsgate presents the official trailer, poster, and stills for the new crime thriller, Silk Road. This film has an incredible cast and crew and I’m looking forward to it. Check it out down below and let us know what you think! The film was directed and written by Tiller Russell. …

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Poster, Trailer, and Release Date for Gripping Thriller ‘THE COLLINI CASE’


A young lawyer stumbles upon a vast conspiracy while investigating a brutal murder case in the gripping thriller THE COLLINI CASE. The award-winning drama will be released in theaters (hopefully) and on digital platforms on June 5, 2020, by capelight pictures and MPI Media Group. Official Synopsis for THE COLLINI …

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‘The Lake Vampire’ (2018) To Hit Theaters Soon

Uncork’d Entertainment is excited to announce the theatrical release of the crime thriller, The Lake Vampire, directed by Carl Zitelmann (Temerario 2006). The film stars Eduardo Gulino (Dos Otoños en Paris 2019), Maria Antonieta Hidalgo (El Inca 2016), Miguel Angel Landa (The 86 2017) and Carla Muller (El Baile 2019). …

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Jack Kilmer, Melissa Leo, and More Star in New Crime-Thriller ‘Body Brokers’

Jack Kilmer

We have some great news about an upcoming crime-thriller called Body Brokers. Check out all the details down below and stay tuned for more updates as they come! This film is being written and directed by John Swab. His first feature was Let Me Make You A Martyr and his …

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