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DVD Review: Blood Car

22 July 2012 11:24 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Blood Car

Stars: Mike Brune, Katie Rowlett, Anna Chlumsky, Marla Malcom | Written and Directed by Alex Orr

Set in the very near future where fuel prices are at an astronomical high and no-one can afford to drive any more, vegan schoolteacher Archie (Brune) is trying to invent an alternative engine that runs on wheatgrass, but when he accidentally cut himself he discovers that all his engine needs to work is blood… human blood. Resorting to ever more shocking and extreme behaviour to keep his blood car on the road, Archie draws the attention of the government and sex-crazed meat vendor Denise (Rowlett), much to the disgust of lovesick Lorraine (Chlumsky) who, until now, has been supplying him with the much-needed wheatgrass.

Another indie production released by UK distributors Left Films, who’ve made their name releasing some great and some not-so great low-budget indie horror flicks over the years, Blood Car »

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Blood Car is Fueled on a Plentiful Resource: A Preview

29 June 2012 10:36 AM, PDT | 28 Days Later Analysis | See recent 28 Days Later Analysis news »

Blood Car is a sci-fi thriller set in the future. Not too far from now, gas prices have soared (even more) and few can afford to drive. Then Archie (Mike Brune) creates an alternative fuel, blood. All he needs are a few more litres to keep his beast going. Mike teams with a local meat vendor to really supe up his car. But what happens when the local townsfolk begin to disappear? Most horror fans will celebrate and Blood Car will release on DVD July 16th courtesy of Left Films. Fans of the bizarre can have a look at the film's official artwork here with the trailer below. Release Date: July 16th (DVD). Director/writer: Alex Orr. Cast: Mike Brune, Anna Chlumsky, and Katie Rowlett. The trailer for film is here: A fan page for the film is here: Blood Car on Facebook  |   |   |  Advertise Here - Contact me Michael Allen »

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Blood Car review

27 February 2012 1:12 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Originally shot in 2007, low-budget black comedy Blood Car gets a theatrical release in the UK. Dave finds out if it’s been worth the wait...

Blood Car is the story of Archie Andrews (Mike Brune), a clean living kindergarten teacher and all round nice guy. He lives in the near future, where petrol prices mean that nobody drives and cars fill up car graveyards, where teenagers do what teenagers do.

When he's not educating children or being the unrequited love interest of the owner of the Veg-Table, a little food shack in the middle of nowhere, he's an inventor, working on a wheat-grass engine. It's not coming along very well, so he decides to down bottle after bottle of vodka, accidentally cutting himself and discovering his engine works when he supplies it with blood.

Finally, able to fuel his car for the first time, the women are throwing themselves at him – well, »

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This week's new films

24 February 2012 4:05 PM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Rampart (15)

(Oren Moverman, 2011, Us) Woody Harrelson, Robin Wright, Anne Heche, Cynthia Nixon, Ned Beatty, Sigourney Weaver, Ice Cube. 108 mins

Harrelson looks scarily at home as the most corrupt cop in Los Angeles: drinking, smoking, cheating and brutalising his way to notoriety, then stubbornly denying all culpability. It's less a straight cop story than a fragmented study of a – personally as well as professionally – rotten man. There's almost too much in the mix, but it's told with great style and anchored by a fearsomely committed performance.

Safe House (15)

(Daniel Espinosa, 2012, Us) Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga. 115 mins

A spy thriller that gives you what you'd expect: Washington as a suave rogue spy; Reynolds as the rookie who brings him in; frenetic action; double crosses; shifting allegiance; and a bit of waterboarding for kicks.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (12A)

(John Madden, 2011, UK) Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel. 124 mins

Aah, »

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