3 items from 2010
Director: Andrew Moorman.
Writer: Arik Martin.
Breaking Glass Pictures is distributing Andrew Moorman's first film Sympathy through their specialty label Vicious Circle Films, which is concerned with "extreme material" (Breaking). Moorman's first film was created for $6500 on one set and the film involves three principal actors. Brad Miska at the horror review site Bloody Disgusting calls the film an: "independent Hitchcockian thriller" (Bloody). Yet, the constraints of the budget make the set design ineffective and the picture as a generalization overly claustrophobic. The brilliant acting by Aaron Boucher, Steven Pritchard and especially Marina Shtlelen, with excellent writing are not enough to fully break Sympathy free from the constraints of a minuscule film budget.
The film's story follows a hostage taking as a bank robber makes a quick getaway from a local heist. However, this is not a simple carjacking as the price on Sara's head is $500 large, which will »
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Sympathy is an independent horror production that is getting rave reviews, despite having to labour on with a minuscule $6,500 budget. Andrew Moorman's entire film takes place in one hotel room, as a "bank robber...[holds a] rebellious teenager hostage" (Bloody). This Hitchockian styled thriller has been reviewed from Variety.com to Dread Central and Bloody Disgusting, with each review more flattering than the last. Available April 27th, Sympathy, from reviews, is worth sitting down to "feel completely f&%^ing entertained" (AintitCool)! The details for this small film are below.
The synopsis for Sympathy here:
"When a reckless bank robber and his rebellious teenage hostage hole up for the night in a bad motel, anything can happen. A mysterious stranger and dark twists of fate send this night into a descent of bloody madness in this deadly game of cat and mouse where nothing is what it seems. Lock yourself in for »
- Michael Ross Allen
After playing Screamfest a few years back, Vicious Circle Films, the horror label of Breaking Glass Pictures, has picked up the North American distribution rights for the thriller Sympathy from Shoreline Entertainment, writes the Hollywood Reporter. The film, directed by Andrew Moorman and starring Marina Shtelen and Aaron Boucher, follows a reckless bank robber and his teenage hostage as they hole up in a bad motel for the night. Vicious Circle will release the flick on DVD April 27. "When a reckless bank robber and his rebellious teenage hostage hole up for the night in a bad motel, anything can happen. A mysterious stranger and dark twists of fate send the night into a descent of bloody madness in this deadly game of cat and mouse where nothing is what it seems. Lock yourself in for this claustrophobic tale that is one part classic suspense thriller, one part grindhouse horror." »
3 items from 2010
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