Something nasty in the woodshed... Just having a hike... Night of the Sunflowers

Night of the Sunflowers

February 15, 2018 Matt B 0

2006 | Thriller | Rating: 9/10 | Director: Jorge Sánchez-Cabezudo
A superbly atmospheric and very well acted ensemble piece, I really can’t recommend this highly enough. [..]

No time for claustrophobia... At the End of the Tunnel

At the End of the Tunnel

February 15, 2018 Matt B 0

2016 | Thriller | Rating: 8/10 | Director: Rodrigo Grande
The plot doesn’t quite have the same number of clever twists and turns as the best examples of the genre (The Body, The Hidden Face), but it’s not far off [..]

Millennial cults and murder... The Cliff

The Cliff

February 15, 2018 Matt B 0

2016 | Thriller | Rating: 6/10 | Director: Helena Taberna
Despite the inconsistencies in the script and the somewhat predictable climactic revelations, it’s still an intriguing premise which holds the interest despite the lugubrious pacing [..]

Even a huge pair of sunglasses can't hide Luis Tosar's magnificent eyebrows, El Niño

El Niño

February 11, 2018 Matt B 0

2013 | Thriller | Rating: 8/10 | Director: Daniel Monzón
It has something of the glossy, epic feel of earlier European crime films (Romanzo Criminale, El Lobo) while at the same time playing up to the conventions of the likes of Mission Impossible [..]

Leonardo Sbaraglia in King of the Mountain

King of the Mountain

September 24, 2016 Matt B 0

Spanish title: El rey de la montaña Country: Spain 2008 Genre: Thriller Director: Gonzalo López-Gallego Produced by Juan Pita, Juanma Arance, Miguel Bardem, Elena Manrique […]

Martina García in The Hidden Face

The Hidden Face

September 24, 2016 Matt B 0

2011 | Thriller | Rating: 9/10 | Director: Andrés Baiz
Starting out with the structure of a classic ghost story, the plot twists and turns into something rather more Hitchcockian [..]

Elijah Wood gives the (piano) performance of his life in Grand Piano

Grand Piano

September 24, 2016 Matt B 0

2013 | Thriller | Rating: 7/10 | Director: Eugenio Mira
Elijah Wood plays a concert pianist who is making a high-profile comeback after suffering a crippling attack of stage-fright [..]