Thriller

Emmanuel Hamon – Exfiltrés AKA Escape from Raqqa (2019)

Synopsis:
Raqqa, Syria, Spring 2015. Faustine discovers the hell in which she has embarked with her 5 year-old son. In Paris, Gabriel and Adnan, two young activists, are moved by the distress of Sylvain, Faustine’s husband. They agree to set up a high-risk exfiltration operation. The true story of two worlds and that of a generation. Read More »

John Trent – Vengeance is Mine AKA Sunday in the Country (1974) (HD)

Three vicious thugs are on the run in rural America after robbing a local bank. They seek refuge at the home of a reclusive farmer, but he is prepared for their arrival and holds them at gunpoint. Unable to let them simply wait for the law, he decides to take them into into his cellar and torture them a little before the police arrive. Read More »

Kazuo Kuroki – Suri aka Pickpocket (2000)

Quote:
Kaido is a professional pickpocket who works the Tokyo subway with his young foster-daughter, Rei: She lets herself be groped while Kaido relieves the groper of his wallet. More often than not they’re observed by a middle-aged cop, who generally lets Kaido go free. Rei is unsettled when Kaido takes on a young street punk, Kazuki, as an apprentice — with instructions to make Kaido stop drinking. Kazuki, however, would like to go into business with Rei. Read More »

Luciano Ercoli – La morte cammina con i tacchi alti AKA Death Walks on High Heels (1971)

Jewel thief Rochard is savagely murdered while traveling across country on a train, but his murderer fails to find the diamonds Rochard has stolen. Cut to Paris, where Rochard’s daughter, Nicole, is being interrogated by the police. She insists she knows nothing about her father’s nocturnal affairs, but that doesn’t stop the killer, who believes she knows where the diamonds are, from leaving her threatening phone messages or breaking into her apartment to terrorize her. The killer sports bright blue eyes and a voice altered by an electrolarynx (a device used to help throat-cancer patients speak again). Read More »

Luciano Ercoli – La morte accarezza a mezzanotte AKA Death Walks at Midnight (1972)

After indulging in hallucinogenic drugs as part of an experiment at the behest of her boyfriend, Valentina imagines a terrifying murder committed with a spiked metal glove. Soon the incident becomes the basis of a news story, and it’s discovered that, a few months earlier, a woman really had been viciously murdered in the same apartment and her murderer never caught. Before long, Valentina comes to believe that she, too, is being stalked by the killer, but no one will believe her, including her traitorous boyfriend. Read More »

Yi’nan Diao – Nan Fang Che Zhan De Ju Hui AKA The Wild Goose Lake (2019)

SYNOPSIS
Set in the nooks and crannies of densely populated Wuhan, The Wild Goose Lake follows the desperate attempts of small-time mob boss Zhou Zenong to stay alive after he mistakenly kills a cop and a dead-or-alive reward is put on his head. Read More »

Don Siegel – Telefon (1977)

Storyline
The KGB is looking for one of their people, a man named Dalchimsky because he has stolen something important but, unfortunately, he manages to get through the border. Later in the U.S. some seemingly ordinary people after receiving a phone call go out and destroy key American military installations. Back in the U.S.S.R. General Strelsky and Colonel Malchenko send for Grigori Borzov, a KGB agent who has been to the U.S. on missions before. Read More »