Tag Archives: Haute Tension

‘Martyrs’ Director in Razor Sharp Form with ‘Incident in a Ghostland’

There is no help in Incident in a Ghostland

Around the turn of the century, France gifted the horror-loving masses with a slew of powerful, intense, nerve-shredding films that came to be known as the New French Extremity movement. While no two movies were exactly the same, they were all commonly punctuated with extreme, uncomfortable, severe depictions of violence, …

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High Tension (2003) – Retro Review

My love for foreign horror started back in 2003 when I rented the French thriller High Tension (AKA Haute Tension) with a girl I was dating at the time and dying to see if it would live up to the hype. I was taught one major thing from this gem and that was how boundary-less …

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