‘Kidnapped’ Trailer [Updated]

We’ve run two trailers for the home invasion film Kidnapped in the past, but it’s possible that you’ve passed over them. In the past few weeks, however, the buzz among horror enthusiasts has risen steadily in relation to the film — it seems like every time I hit a site that covers films like Kidnapped there is someone writing with gusto about their reaction to the movie. It’s a pretty simple setup: a small family’s evening is violently disrupted when masked men invade their home. There are a couple of unique things about the movie, and it evidently builds to an insane conclusion.

IFC is releasing it in June, and there is a new trailer to accompany that release. But be warned: the Spanish-language film is not subtitled, but dubbed in this trailer. I don’t understand that at all — the dubbing is simply awful. So you may want to watch the last Spanish trailer that was released, which I’ve also embedded after the break.

UPDATE: IFC wrote me this morning to say that the original dubbed trailer posted to Apple was a mistake, and that it has been replaced with the proper dubbed one. Read More »

Sundance Invades The Summer of 2011

Everyone’s talked ad nauseam about how the summer of 2011 is going to be a blockbuster bloodbath. Week after week of high concept, big budget sequels featuring superheroes, robots and wizards. But those aren’t the only movies that’ll be playing at your local theater during the long, hot months of May, June, July and August. A huge chunk of movies we reviewed in January at the Sundance Film Festival – from award winners to our personal favorites – are also finding their way into theaters during that time. As the heat quickly approaches, we’ve decided to highlight over 20 Sundance films that are scheduled to open opposite the traditional Hollywood fare. See images, read reviews and find release dates all below. Read More »

Fantastic Fest 2010 Award Winners

Fantastic Fest has announced the list of award winners for the 2010 festival. Jang Cheol-so’s Bedevilled won the audience award, Miguel Ángel Vivas’ Kidnapped won Best Horror Film, and Sound of Noise won Best Picture in the Fantastic Features category. Read the full list of winners after the jump.

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