Funny Games U.S. (2007)

Foreign language film is a dirty word to the American movie industry. Perhaps Hollywood hates subtitles, is outraged by accents or disgusted by literacy. Whatever the reason it belligerently believes the audience has an all mighty aversion to the helpful translating type which makes our eyes bilingual even if our ears are not.

Borderland (2007)

Hostel, Saw, The Devils Rejects and now Borderland – all examples of the (relatively) new wave of torture horror, known to some as ‘Torture Porn’. It’s a strange genre, if you can call it that. most of the horror being in the drawn-out, gruesome suffering of the characters on screen before us. It’s horrible alright, […]