Mea Culpa ╳ Fred Cavayé

Director Fred Cavayé energizes the screen with his sleek and slick French action thriller Mea Culpa. A father must protect his loved ones, as his son unfortunately falls witness to a murder. With musical scored by the awesome Cliff Martinez. Action packed trailer after the jump.

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One Eyed Girl

A man on a downward spiral, left with only the will to find the answers to his own unsolvable questions becomes the focal point of Nick Matthews‘ feature film One Eyed Girl. “In the land of the blind, the one eyed girl is queen.” More info after the jump.

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Branded

Directors Jamie Bradshaw and Aleksandr Dulerayn remove the all encompassing veil of market advertising to reveal the omnipotent legion of influence that lies beyond human control. If there isn’t an already stronger symbolic message about the negative affects of ad culture, Branded might just be it.

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RED

RED is a sleekly rendered CG animated noir with references and nods to several other classics of the same genre. The story follows a serial killer, his red-dress-wearing victims, and a crime scene photographer in a landscape of dim lighting and contorted / skewed architecture (did I mention that this was noir?) Directed by Alexandre…

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Offender

Director Ron Scalpello smudges the line between justice and vengeance in his latest feature length Offender. The film centers on a Young Offenders Institute, and it’s newest recruit readying a dangerous plan of revenge against a gang of notorious inmates. I can always count on the cinematic elegance of Britain’s rebellious violence and emotionally-overwhelming depictions…

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Compliance

New York-based director / writer Craig Zobel entangles rationale, logic, power, and authority into a web of deception and danger in his latest feature Compliance. Its simple premise ripples into frightening implications.

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The Imposter

Documentarian Bart Layton tackles a true-crime story that bounds past the limits of the outlandishly bizarre in The Imposter. If films are to be exploratory paths in understanding the human condition, Layton’s latest may well be a narrow road to a scarring truth with no way back.

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Errors of the Human Body, Revisited

Back in February of 2011, director / screenwriter Eron Sheean had embarked on a dramatic laboratory-thriller entitled Errors of the Human Body. After a good year of production, the film is finally slipping into the editing stage. From the looks of the newly released preview, Sheean’s efforts may have well paid off.

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