Thriller Tag Archive

Emmanuil Morari Tracks the Romantic Exploits of a Murderous Psychopath in Dark Comedy ‘She Lies Beautiful’

Live Action, Premiere

15th June, 2020

Filmmaker Emmanuil Morari divulges the creative ethos behind 'She Lies Beautiful', his darkly comedic take on a serial killer's murderous love life.

Read more

Jonas Ulrich Imbues the Swiss Alps With an Overwhelming Sense of Paranoia in Icy Thriller ‘Thin Air’

Live Action

25th May, 2020

Jonas Ulrich tells DN about the practical challenges of creating the paranoia needed for his Kubrick-influenced, Swiss Alps set thriller 'Thin Air'.

Read more

M.P. Wills Delivers a Topsy-Turvy Genre-Bender with Delicious Revenge Flick ‘Blood Orange’

Live Action

13th May, 2020

Blending beauty and terror M.P. Wills' 'Blood Orange' is alternately horrifying and hilarious. We sat down with the director to discuss his short film!

Read more

Learn How Lorcan Finnegan Trapped Us in the Horror of Suburbia for Disturbing Sci-Fi Thriller ‘VIVARIUM’

Live Action

26th March, 2020

Director Lorcan Finnegan returns to DN for an extensive discussion about creating the disturbing (un)reality of his feature sci-fi thriller 'VIVARIUM'.

Read more

A Couple’s Fear and Empathy Battle It out on a Deserted Snowy Road in Lance Edmands’ One-Shot Thriller ‘Whiteout’

Live Action

25th November, 2019

Lance Edmands explains how he used one-shot filmmaking to root audiences inside a couple's battle between fear & empathy in car bound thriller 'Whiteout'.

Read more

The Consequences of a Long-Buried Truth Boil to the Surface in Summer Agnew’s New Zealand Thriller ‘The Brother’

Live Action, Premiere

22nd October, 2019

Writer/director Summer Agnew reveals why he embraced an anti-narrative structure for his bristling thriller about buried anger & resentment 'The Brother'.

Read more

Gravediggers & Monogamy: Things get Surprisingly Deep as we Dive into Tim Keeling’s Mysterious Short ‘Two Puddles’

Live Action

26th July, 2019

"The Puddles act as a kind of catalyst to articulate separation" - writer/director Tim Keeling discusses his enigmatic six-minute short 'Two Puddles'.

Read more

A Mother’s Grief Returns to Haunt Her in Alex Gargot’s Unnerving Cora Novoa Music Video ‘State of Mind’

Music

27th May, 2019

Alex Gargot weaves an macabre story of grief as a mother battles with the possibility of life after death on her son’s funeral day in 'State of Mind'.

Read more

A Pair of Outcasts Flee for the Refuge of the Sea in Pérez Y Stein’s Split Perspective Shorts ‘UMI’

Live Action, Premiere

20th May, 2019

We speak to Paul Stein about drawing inspiration from the work of Jim Jarmusch & the focus shooting on film provided for split perspective shorts 'UMI'.

Read more

A Fallen Man Heads Home on a Wave of Destruction in Casper Balslev’s Danish Western ‘End of the Rainbow’

Live Action

11th April, 2019

DN speaks to dir. Casper Balslev about setting his bleak fallen man thriller 'End of the Rainbow' in northern Denmark's hauntingly desolate landscapes.

Read more

Ellie Rogers Unravels The Cyclical Nature of Trauma In Her Short Thriller ‘They Found Her in a Field’

Film Festival, Live Action

24th March, 2019

DN speaks with Ellie Rogers, who reveals how she used time and repetition to tell the story of a woman revisiting the trauma of a past relationship.

Read more

Chad Cunningham Initiates Us Into the Secret Dark Heart of the Scouts in Short Film Thriller ‘The Order’

Live Action

4th February, 2019

Chad Cunningham joins DN to discuss how his love of thrillers and history in the Boy Scouts of America culminated into dark allegorical short 'The Order'.

Read more