The next experience in experimental giallo & film noir, inspired by the sensual and violent world of the Italian giallo film, Glass tells the tale of a young Canadian couple, Mike and Zarana, who decide to cut themselves off from social media and remain in their glass-walled apartment overlooking the waters running through their city. Anxiety, paranoia, violence, and murder follows.
Dean, a failed American writer, receives some unexpected news: his wife, who belongs to a wealthy family, has filed for divorce. Stunned, he decides to commit suicide. His initial attempt fails when he has second thought. But during a drunken blackout spent gambling he wins big and promises all the winnings to the man who can kill him...but they must possess a special playing card.
The peaceful order of the Sisters of No Mercy are forced to avenge the murder of one of their own when an evil priest and his co-hort 'Saint' Theresa use the order as a cover for drugs and prostitution. Sisters of No Mercy spoofs nunsploitation movies while melding movie making techniques with modern socio-political overtones and Internet found footage to create a viewing experience of meta-awareness. Sisters of No Mercy chronicles our madcap adventures as we try and nurture and develop the community needed to sustain our independent theatres and video stores here in Chicago. It's also an introduction to a little-known sub-genre of exploitation cinema called Nunsploitation. Sex! Violence! Nuns!
Rita was always the richest, prettiest and most spoiled of the five friends. She always had everything under control. Even back then, at the time of the "incident." Now, years later, she's in charge once again. Her plan is to surprise her friends with a weekend in her family's remote and secluded hunting lodge. A spoiled and bitter young woman, she knows the power she wields. If she wants them to laugh, they laugh; if she wants them to forget the incident that is their dark and private secret, they must remain silent. With plentiful schnapps, uninvited guests and pent-up recriminations on the verge of explosion, the emotional turmoil inside the lodge is more violent than the storm brewing outdoors… Charlotte, the doubter, is no longer willing to ignore the past, and seeks atonement. Then Rita is found murdered. They know that one of them did it – and that they all had good reasons to do so.
A fast-paced and action-packed suspense drama, Soldier Girl follows the implosion of a mid-level drug gang after the boss, Bigg Boy, falls into serious debt. When his girlfriend Julia's life is threatened as a result, Bigg reluctantly agrees to involve the gang in a sinister but lucrative business deal at the prodding of his right-hand man, Anthony. The plan unravels quickly however, when Julia unknowingly becomes involved and sparks a deadly cat-and-mouse game between her and the members of the gang. With time running out, Julia must choose to do the right thing - with the help of some unlikely allies - or be haunted forever by the consequences of her complacency.
After a bank robbery gone wrong, the Gang drives out of town to hide but they run out of gas on a deserted road and go on foot deep into the woods. There they find an old dilapidated house occupied by a mysterious young Woman and her Grandmother. As they insist on staying, the Grandmother tells them that it is the night if Ang Kumakatok (Those Who Knock), a mythical being who takes away a soul from the occupants of the house they knock in. As the dead of night unfolds, we realize who they all really are and when the knock comes, none of them can run away from an evil that stays in their soul.
Frank Gates is an LAPD cop with a rocky past and a dark secret. He restarted his life thinking he was finally safe, but the past is never far behind. Now with danger coming fast he is forced to protect his family at any cost.
Marie is kidnapped and taken aboard ship, then thrown off at Yucatan. She winds up singing in a cafe in the Panama Canal zone. There she gets involved in a plot to destroy the canal and runs into American intelligence officer Crawbett.
Sawdust in the Blood used to be a Carny compliment...not a description of a crime scene. There are a thousand sideshows playing thousands of small towns in 1936 when the Knuckles Brothers Show rolls into yet another town, ready to delight and dazzle the town folk with amazing acts and puzzling oddities. As they set up their tents they could not know that within days several of them would be dead, ripped savagely apart by a seemingly inhuman force, their souls stolen from their limp and bloody bodies. Step up, step up, ladies and gentlemen, the show is about to begin...
The Guest is a modern dark fable starring Olivia Williams (Rushmore, Sixth Sense, An Education) and with an original score by Tom Hobden of Noah and the Whale. A graduate, Matthieu, turns up to his old professor's dinner party to discover he is the only guest. Marguerite, the professor's wife, ignores her husband in favour of devoting her full attention to Matthieu. As the evening progresses it becomes clear the couple are concealing a dark secret. Matthieu's curiosity gets the better of him.