Movies of this stripe are bound to frustrate those anticipating conventional fantasy thrills, while hopefully providing the more abstract rewards of a speculative mood piece.
This low-key thriller is likely to reward more discriminating horror fans—while triggering the usual "Borrrrrrring" whines from others—for its emphasis on character and mystery over action…
Not everyone will enjoy this slide down a narrative garbage chute lined with thorns, but those with a taste for midnight-movie outrageousness will cotton to its bad-taste absurdism.
This grotesque stranger-than-fiction tale will duly keep any viewer with an ambulance-chasing bone in their body somewhat guiltily riveted.
Though at core it's about a dying way of life, the location and photography here semi-perversely encourage just the kind of foreign tourism which factors in that slow death.
This handsomely crafted horror thriller doesn't get as winky as something like "The Cabin in the Woods," but it's similarly inclined to pull the rug out from under its premise at midpoint.
Ssure to develop a cult following amongst viewers in the same general age range as its protagonists, though don't expect their parents to approve.
Flat and sometimes downright laughable as a thriller, oddly skittish about embracing its horror aspects.
This OK action thriller sometimes veers uncomfortably close to women-in-prison exploitation terrain.
If in the final analysis this is an experiment that doesn't quite gel, it's still one that will be worth the risk taken for adventurous viewers.
This atmospheric and keenly observed feature captures with bittersweet lyricism the pathos of growing up subject to the whims of "free-spirit" grownups who themselves could use some truly adult…