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one pure thought - "The Horseman" review

21 July 2010 7:02 AM, PDT | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

The Horseman is a film so devoid of any lingering thoughts of anything, except bloody, total vengeance. It is this fluidity of violence, this methodical, almost automated outlook that really highlights this film as a different breed of revenge movie on a purist level.

The film is directed with absolute certainty by first feature-length newcomer Steven Kastrissios, and follows, in a twisted irony, pest exterminator Christian, played to bone chilling numbness by Peter Marshall, as he seeks the death of the men that raped his daughter into a drugged stupor and left her to die. So numb is Christian, that between his murders, he frequently cuts himself, just to confirm that he can still feel anything. Anything else is an afterthought, and his mission to avenge his daughter is made clearer by the slight nagging at the back of his mind by the hitch hiker that he picks up. At this point, »

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Official Specs for the U.S. DVD and Blu-Ray of The Horseman

26 May 2010 8:44 PM, PDT | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

[Updated with image of the U.S. Blu-Ray Cover] Specifications for the U.S. home video release of the Australian bruiser The Horseman have been floating around the Internet for a little while. However, those specs have been either incomplete or wrong. Director Steven Kastrissios provided us with complete details about what people can except from the June 15th from Screen Media.

The DVD will feature a director's commentary and a group commentary with the director Steven Kastrissios, producer Rebecca Dakin and star Peter Marshall. The Blu-Ray will feature the commentaries as well as a "making of" featurette, a short film by Kastrissios with commentary, deleted scenes with commentary, and Caroline Marohasy and stunt coordinator Chris Anderson.

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The Horseman Gets Limited Theatrical Release

18 March 2010 12:36 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Prepare to have your head pummeled with a nice big slab of retribution, Aussie style, as Steven Kastrissios’ grim and brutal The Horseman (review here) will be beating its way to a limited theatrical release here in the States.

Screen Media Ventures announced today that The Horseman will be in theatres on June 15th. Check out the film's insane opening below, and look for more soon!

Synopsis:

Action-packed, multi-award winning Australian thriller The Horseman features a range of powerhouse performances in an unflinching study of grief and retribution. Explore the dark fantasies we all dream up when Christian (Peter Marshall) is sent a horrifying pornographic video featuring his recently deceased daughter. Setting out to find answers, he soon spirals into a world of violence and recklessness as he follows the links through the industry with his unique methods of brutal questioning.

Driving through north Queensland to locate the final suspect, »

- Uncle Creepy

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The Horseman Wreaks Vengeance on the UK

25 February 2010 11:03 AM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Prepare to have your head pummeled with a nice big slab of retribution, Aussie style, as Steven Kastrissios’ grim and brutal The Horseman (review here) will be beating its way to DVD and Blu-ray in the UK on March 1st.

Synopsis:

Action-packed, multi-award winning Australian thriller The Horseman features a range of powerhouse performances in an unflinching study of grief and retribution. Explore the dark fantasies we all dream up when Christian (Peter Marshall) is sent a horrifying pornographic video featuring his recently deceased daughter. Setting out to find answers, he soon spirals into a world of violence and recklessness as he follows the links through the industry with his unique methods of brutal questioning.

Driving through north Queensland to locate the final suspect, he reluctantly picks up Alice (Caroline Marohasy), an awkward young runaway, and an unlikely bond develops. But as the crime is pieced together, an ugly truth »

- Pestilence

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