While some thrillers don’t shy away from immediately ramping up suspense, others prefer a slow burn that creates a moody atmosphere and slowly builds tension. That’s exactly what we have in The Winter Lake, a new Irish thriller that marks the directorial debut of Phil Sheerin with a script from David Turpin (The Lodgers).
In The Winter Lake, single mother Elaine (Charlie Murphy) and her troubled son tom (Anson Boon) move into a remote family lake house after some kind of traumatizing event. But when Tom discovers something worrisome in the nearby lake, they find themselves embroiled in a tense confrontation with their neighbor Ward (Michael McElhatton) and his daughter Holly (Emma Mackey), who seem to have their own dark secrets.
See the tension mounting between them in The Winter Lake clip we’re exclusively debuting below. Read More »
Lionsgate has released the trailer for their animated adventure comedy Norm of the North. Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch vet Trevor Wall‘s film tells the story of a majestic polar bear named Norm, who alongside “the world’s coolest party animals” are hitting the big city. Watch the Norm of the North trailer now embedded after the jump. Is this
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Posted on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 by Angie Han
This summer hasn’t really been a great one for horror, but thankfully there seem to be some more promising entries on the horizon as fall rolls around. One on our radar is The Hallow, a British-Irish supernatural thriller that got some good reviews at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
The story follows a British conservationist (Joseph Mawle) who’s sent to rural Ireland, wife (Bojana Novakovic) and infant son in tow, to survey a forest for development. Locals warn him that the woods are teeming with malevolent spirits and supernatural creatures, and he realizes too late that they’re probably right. Watch The Hallow trailer after the jump. Read More »