9 items from 2011
“The Wild Hunt” is a Canadian production from 2009, which having enjoyed a successful and award winning run at festivals now arrives on region 2 DVD. Marking the debut of writer director Alexandre Franchi, the film is set in the world of LARPing, or for the uninitiated (this reviewer included), Live Action Role Playing, which basically involves people dressing up as fantasy characters and running around in the woods with rubber weapons. Having been compared to “Lord of the Flies”, the film revolves around the premise of LARPers taking things too far, leading to violent and tragic consequences. The plot kicks off with a young guy called Erik Magnusson (Ricky Mabe, “Trailer Park of Terror”) falling out with his girlfriend Evelyn (Tiio Horn, “The Theatre Bizarre”) over her leaving for a weekend to join in a Larp game with his older brother Bjorn (Mark A. Krupa, “The Last Templar”). After sulking for a while, »
- James Mudge
Directed by: Alexandre Franchi
As humans we are in constant conflict with ourselves.
We are constantly fighting against the social confines we find ourselves in (i.e. having a job, paying rent, monogamy) and our greater animal instincts, those supposed primal urges that we have been taught to so neatly oppress. This is exactly where humor and terror collide in Alexandre Franchi's The Wild Hunt, a movie that continually teases its audience as to where our social boundaries are drawn.
Based in and around the world of Larp, The Wild Hunt examines the blurred lines that occur when a scruffy hipster named Erik (Ricky Mabe) crashes a weekend long event in hopes of retrieving his girlfriend, Lyn(Tiio Horn), who's been distancing herself from Erik for some time. Also at the weekend »
- Alexandra West
For those of you looking for a good time this Thursday night (June 16), MTV has got you covered with the latest addition to our slate of original programming, the teen thriller, "The Truth Below." The film revolves around four high school friends, played by Gillian Zinser, Ricky Mabe, Reid Ewing and Nick Thurston, who while driving home from a spring break ski trip, suddenly find themselves in a life-or-death situation.
"'The Truth Below' is a movie about these four kids, three of which are right here," Nick Thurston told MTV News when the three actors stopped by our west coast studio. "We're on a ski trip, on our way back home and end up crashing into a mountain side and getting covered up with a whole bunch of snow in an avalanche. It's about what happens in the car after we all realize we're stuck down there," he explained. »
- Kara Warner
Out of the crop of promising filmmakers we saw emerge in 2006, Scott Glosserman is the one who has been off the radar the most. The director of Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon hardly disappeared, however. He much of his time developing Playing House for Paramount Vantage. When that didn't materialize, he helmed the 2010 documentary Truth in Numbers? Everything, According to Wikipedia . Tonight, his second fictional feature effort, The Truth Below , debuts on MTV, a channel that has been enjoying its success in the genre with original productions such as My Super Psycho Sweet 16 , its sequel, and the new series Teen Wolf . The Truth Below stars Starring Gillian Zinser, Reid Ewing, Ricky Mabe and Nick Thurston as four pals who become trapped in a car when »
What happens when four college kids are stuck in their car after an avalanche hits? "The Truth Below is about the emotional unraveling of these four kids who become vulnerable and have no choice but to shed a bunch of layers," star Gillian Zinser tells TVGuide.com.
The MTV film follows Jenna (Zinser), Ethan (Reid Ewing), Dante (Nick Thurston) and Liam (Ricky Mabe), who go on a snowboarding trip during spring break. After an avalanche hits, leaving them trapped, the movie takes a psychological turn that Zinser says "examines the themes of truth, the relationship between truth and fear, and all the consequences of living dishonestly."
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- Robyn Ross
While we all wait ever so patiently for director Scott Glosserman to find a way to make the next entry in the Behind the Mask franchise officially get off the ground, Glosserman has a new horror flick lined up for MTV called The Truth Below. Ready for a little behind-the-scenes action with the cast? Dig it!
The flick premieres on June 16th. Check out the goods below.
A fun spring break snowboarding trip soon turns into a terrifying journey as a group of four friends - Jenna (Gillian Zinser), Ethan (Reid Ewing), Liam (Ricky Mabe), and Dante (Nick Thurston) - begin to make their way home from the mountain. When unpredictable weather forces their car to spin off the road, all four become trapped in the vehicle, buried by an avalanche. Without any sign of rescue, the group members decide to spend their last moments confessing deep secrets, only »
- Uncle Creepy
Here's a behind the scenes look at the upcoming thriller The Truth Below which is airing on MTV June 16. Scott Glosserman directed the film; you might remember him from Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon . In his latest, a fun Spring break snowboarding trip soon turns into a terrifying journey as a group of four friends; Jenna (Gillian Zinser), Ethan (Reid Ewing), Liam (Ricky Mabe) and Dante (Nick Thurston), begin to make their way home from the mountain. When unpredictable weather forces their car to spin off the road, all four become trapped in the vehicle, buried by an avalanche. Without any sign of rescue, the group decides to spend their last moments confessing deep secrets, only to reveal disturbing and unsettling pasts - which test and call into question their »
Around these parts we are Huge fans of Scott Glosserman's Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon so we've been waiting impatiently to see what Glosserman would come up with next. Finally there's some news.
MTV, which brought us the pretty good My Super Psycho Sweet 16 films, has tapped Glosserman to bring us a new survival horror film called The Truth Below, which centers on what happens when a group of friends become trapped by a deadly avalanche.
A fun spring break snowboarding trip soon turns into a terrifying journey as a group of four friends; Jenna (Gilian Zinser), Ethan (Reid Ewing), Liam (Ricky Mabe), and Dante (Nick Thurston) begin to make their way home from the mountain. When unpredictable weather forces their car to spin off the road, all four become trapped in the vehicle, buried by an avalanche.
Without any sign of rescue, the »
- Uncle Creepy
MTV has unveiled the trailer for The Truth Below , airing Sunday, April 3 (check your local listings for times). This is the latest film from director Scott Glosserman who previously gave us Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon . Here he's working from a script by Wendy Diane Miller who tells the story of a group of teens caught in an avalanche. Gillian Zinser, Reid Ewing, Ricky Mabe and Nick Thurston star. Glosserman might be moving back into Leslie Vernon territory next. His IMDb page now reflects the title B4TM , which we presume means "Before the Mask." Is a Vernon prequel on the way? The Truth Below - MTV Shows »
9 items from 2011
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