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Fire In The Sky (USA 1993)

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(Spoiler warning): This film recreates the strange events which happened November 5, 1975 in the town Snowflake, Arizona. Travis Walton works as a logger in the woods. When he and his colleagues drive home after work, they encounter an UFO. For the next five days Travis disappears and his colleagues are accused of murder. When he reappears, first he didn’t remember that he was gone, but in time the terrible memories come back…

IMDb 6.4

It’s really not that bad! OK, it does feel like an overlong episode of The X-Files, however, what makes this interesting is the fact it is based on true events. I didn’t mind the acting, and it seemed to have some budget for VFX and known actors.

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Fido (USA 2006)


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Synopsis (possible spoiler): Welcome to Willard, a small town lost in the idyllic world of the 50’s, where the sun shines every day, everybody knows their neighbor, and rotting zombies carry the mail.

I had a lot of fun with this movie. It does fall a bit in the second half, but the first half should keep you going to the end, and still enjoy it.

RT 67% (61 reviews) – IMDb 7.0/10 (over 5600 votes)

Worldwide Total: $426,224

Here the Trailer:

(4 out of 5)

À l’intérieur aka “Inside” (France 2007)

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Synopsis (possible spoiler): Still grieving over her recently deceased boyfriend, a pregnant woman becomes haunted by a mysterious woman.

First up – this movie is rated “R” for a reason. Forget any of the Hostel or Saw movies. To its credit, when you take away all the gore and fake blood, the movie is haunting and scary. The soundtrack works, the lighting is interesting. Disturbing, that’s for sure.

RT 100% (only 6 reviews) – IMDb 7.2/10 (over 1100 reviews)

(3 out of 5)

Angel-A (France 2005)

Synopsis (spoiler): André, a small-time ex-convict, seems to owe money to everyone in Paris, including a crime boss who promises to kill him if he doesn’t repay him by midnight. After failing to find protection from the American embassy and the French police, a despairing André scrambles onto a bridge over the Seine, intending to leap to his death. He is surprised to see a tall, beautiful girl clinging to a rail on the same bridge, apparently preparing to end her life as well. She jumps, and he jumps too, suddenly resolving to save her life. After scrambling ashore, she tells him her name is Angel-A. Together, they take a cruise on the Seine, repay André’s creditors, visit a Parisian nightspot, and more, as Angel-A helps André. He learns that for this purpose she has fallen out of the sky and into his life. André finds himself falling in love with this mysterious beauty.

Typical Luc Besson, stylish, clever, sexy and funny. And Rie Rasmussen is amazing. (And yeah, it’s a bit much towards the end…)

Low ratings on RottenTomatoes however RT: 45% – it fared better on IMDB: 6.7/10.

Here the Trailer:

(4 out of 5)

Rec (Spain 2007)

Synopsis: While covering the night shift at a small-town fire department, an ambitious young television reporter (Manuela Velasco) and her cameraman follow the crew on a call to rescue an elderly woman unable to escape the inferno that is consuming her home. Upon their arrival at the scene, the calm midnight air is pierced by the sound of horrific screams.

An interesting movie that is! It’s all handheld, and has a very authentic feel to it. I didn’t know what to expect from it, but it was a really satisfying flick. Can recommend!

Here the informations:

RottenTomatoes: 89%
IMDb: 7.8/10

(4 out of 5)