Category: Thriller

August 5, 2018 / Action

The European Upper Crust meets the Taiwan Underworld in this convoluted comic action thriller. Winston Cheng is a prominent businessman who has somehow managed to fall deep into debt to organized crime leaders in Taipai, to the tune of $100 million. When it becomes clear that the gangsters are tired of waiting for their money, Cheng goes underground, just as two mob enforcers are sent out to find him. Cheng’s son — who calls himself Red Fish — is the leader of a street gang; the gunmen start following Red Fish and his partners in crime — Hong Kong, Lun Lun, and Little Buddha  — in hopes that the son will lead them to the father.

August 4, 2018 / Thriller
August 4, 2018 / Thriller

Cold War thriller set in Iceland – a British agent and his Icelandic fiancee try to protect an electronic device from falling into the clutches of the KGB.

August 2, 2018 / Action

A police officer is murdered with a bayonet while staying in hospital. The investigative team, lead by Martin Beck, soon discover that the man had frequently abused suspects as well as civilians but that any complaints had been ignored owing to the misguided loyalty of his colleagues. The volatile mind of the killer means that Beck has to resolve the case quickly before more people are hurt.

August 1, 2018 / Film Noir

A thriller set in turn-of-the-century Helsinki, Stolen Death uses elements of German expressionism to tell the story of Finnish resistance fighters smuggling arms to overthrow the Tsarist occupiers of Finland. Tapiovaara stresses the divided loyalties of the Finnish bourgeoisie, torn between preserving their privileged economic position and taking a risky stand for an independent Finland.

May 27, 2018 / Thriller
April 18, 2018 / Film Noir

In this thriller, a man committed to an asylum for choking a woman with a scarf breaks out to prove his innocence. The trouble is, he doesn’t realize that he is innocent until he meets a woman wearing a scarf like the one he supposedly used to commit the crime.

April 3, 2018 / Thriller

Set within a seaside villa, a group of children spend most of their days watching violent television shows while under care of a nanny. One day they all go to the beach. The nanny dozes while they frolic. For a joke, they load the snoozing servant into a rubber raft and set her out to sea. She panics when she wakes up and ends up drowning. The kids do try to save her, but when they fail they decide to run wild instead of reporting the incident. The death means nothing to them until a threatening stranger appears and tells them he witnessed it all.