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‘Prey’ DVD Review

Stars: Jamie Anderson, Sofia Pernas, Zachary Soetenga, Pierson Fode, Juanxo Villaverde, Lindsey McKeon, Mark Steger | Directed by Alastair Orr

Prey, also known as Indigenous, follows a group of tourists as they travel to the paradise of Panama for their post-graduation vacation. After meeting a few locals, the five friends decide to check out a supposedly magical waterfall deep in the jungle, despite others warning them of the lurking indigenous Chupacabras. After their guide vanishes, the group soon find they have fallen prey to something stalking them in the jungle.

In this day and age of instant gratification, the fact that a movie has taken two years to finally see the light of day in the UK – especially given how fast non-theatrical titles hit VOD these days – is usually a bad omen. And that’s totally true of Prey; a film which wastes 25 minutes of its already short, less than 80 minutes,
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[Review] Indigenous

A particular sub-set of travel horror exists to scare people away from real-life attractions with no regard for whether any threat actually exists. Films such as The Ruins, Chernobyl Diaries, and As Above, So Below gladly exploit a Mayan temple, the long-abandoned city of Pripyat, Ukraine, and the Paris Catacombs, respectively, as forbidden sites harboring contained evils lying in wait for unsuspecting victims – nevermind that countless tourists have managed to visit these places without incident.

The latest victim of this trend is the Darién Gap, a dense rainforest region located between Panama and Colombia. The area has bedeviled explorers and Pan-American highway developers alike, who have all battled its inhospitable landscape to varying degrees of success. But if Indigenous, a monster movie set in the Darién Gap, has anything to say about, it’s not the harsh terrain, swamps, insects, and other hazards keeping people from the natural wonder – it’s the Chupacabra,
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Friends Fight For Survival in Indigenous Tribeca Film Festival Trailer

Friends Fight For Survival in Indigenous Tribeca Film Festival Trailer
A group of friends fight for their survival against a legendary monster in the new Tribeca Film Festival trailer for the upcoming film, ‘Indigenous.’ The Tribeca Midnight title, which was directed by Alastair Orr, will have its world premiere at the New York City festival next Sunday, April 20 at 9:45pm. The premiere will be held at the Bow Tie Cinemas 8 (260 W. 23rd St, between 7th and 8th Aves). Xyz Films will be handling the sales for ‘Indigenous,’ which stars Zachary Soetenga, Lindsey McKeon, Pierson Fode, Sofia Pernas, Laura Penuela and Juanxo Villaverde. The horror movie, which is in both English and Spanish, will also screen during the [ Read More ]

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Tribeca 2014: See the Chupacabra Attack in First Indigenous Trailer

Chupacabra sightings continue to ran rampant throughout the country, and we suspect the only time anyone's really gonna see one of these beasts (or at least someone dressed as one) is in Indigenous, which will be playing at this year's Tribeca Film Festival!

Check out a few stills and the trailer for Indigenous, which premieres as part of Tribeca's Midnight section. Its screening schedule can be found below the synopsis.

Written by Max Roberts and directed by Alastair Orr, the film stars Zachary Soetenga, Lindsey McKeon, Sofia Pernas, Pierson Fode, Jamie Anderson, and Juanxo Villaverde.

Synopsis

A group of five American friends on the cusp of adulthood travel to Panama to relax and reconnect. They befriend a local woman in their hotel bar, and despite some ominous whispers, she goes against the specific instructions of her brother and takes the Americans on a day trip into the pristine falls at the nearby jungle.
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Tribeca 2014: Stills Tease Chupacabra Attacks in Indigenous

Chupacabra sightings have been absolutely running rampant in the news this year, with many spotting and even photographing the famed goat-suckers of mythical lore. Perfect timing for a new horror flick starring one of the little buggers, which is headed our way at this year's Tribeca Film Festival!

Check out a few stills from Indigenous, which premieres at next month's festival as part of the Midnight section!

Written by Max Roberts and directed by Alastair Orr, the film stars Zachary Soetenga, Lindsey McKeon, Sofia Pernas, Pierson Fode, Jamie Anderson, and Juanxo Villaverde.

Synopsis

A group of five American friends on the cusp of adulthood travel to Panama to relax and reconnect. They befriend a local woman in their hotel bar, and despite some ominous whispers, she goes against the specific instructions of her brother and takes the Americans on a day trip into the pristine falls at the nearby jungle.
See full article at Dread Central »

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