Thriller Tag Archive

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'.

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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'.

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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'.

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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.

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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.

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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'.

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Director Jared Hogan Asks You to Tap Into Your Darkest Thoughts With Unsettling Short Film ‘Pray for the Children’

Live Action

2nd January, 2019

Director Jared Hogan joins us to discuss how he made a film designed to make your skin crawl, with explosive short 'Pray for the Children'.

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A Phone Call Brings a Mother’s Worst Nightmare Crashing Into Reality in Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s Devastating ‘Madre’

Live Action

29th November, 2018

Rodrigo Sorogoyen shares how lens selection, character movement and solid casting enabled him to ramp up the tension in phone call thriller 'Mother'.

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DN363: Sara Colangelo Tracks a Destructive Spiral of Obsession in Feature Thriller ‘The Kindergarten Teacher’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

15th November, 2018

Sara Colangelo joins us to discuss her process for working with actors, the advantages of a Netflix release and why directing shouldn't be a dictatorship.

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An Isolated Man’s Overactive Imagination Leads to Nefarious Actions in Thriller ‘Fire On The Second Floor’

Live Action

3rd September, 2018

A socially isolated man's overactive imagination paves the way to nefarious actions in Joshua & Tom Calder’s thriller 'Fire On The Second Floor'.

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A Paranoid Woman Attempts to Unmask Her Boyfriend’s Lover in Matthew Charof’s Psychological Thriller ‘Violet’

Live Action, Premiere

23rd May, 2018

Matthew Charof’s 'Violet' sees a paranoid woman straddle the line between reality and fantasy as she attempts to confront her boyfriend’s lover.

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Homing In

Asides, Live Action

21st May, 2018

A woman finds herself confronted by an unexpected dinner guest in Parker Hill’s subtlely unsettling, super 16mm short 'Homing In'.

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