Darren Lynn Bousman made his name directing Saw II to IV and then turned his hand to something almost entirely different with Repo! The Genetic Opera a surreal splatter punk rock opera staring Paul Sorvino, Anthony Stewart Head, Sarah Brightman and Paris Hilton.
Playing at the recent Unrestricted View Horror Film Festival where it won the coveted Love Horror Award Polterheist is a pitch perfect blend of crime thriller and comedy horror packed with gang fights and supernatural frights.
Any movie where two great actors get to go head to head is always worth watching and Bad Samaritan delivers this and more.
Appearing at first to be like Taken meets Straw Dogs, Traffik is a gripping thriller and writer and director Deon Taylor does an amazing job imbuing far more depth and originality into it than can be is found in many similar films of the same genre.
*Disclaimer: Contains Mild Spoilers* From Johnny Martin (Vengeance: A Love Story) comes, Hangman (2017); an intricate crime thriller which sees a retired police detective reunite with a former colleague, tortured by his own past to solve the heinous crimes of a serial killer basing his killings on the famous children’s ‘paper and pencil’ game.