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The Man in the Orange Jacket

The Man in the Orange Jacket - posterDirector: Aik Karapetian

Writer: Aik Karapetian

Cast: Maxim Lazarev, Aris Rozentals, Anta Aizupe

Cert: 18 TBC

Running time: 70mins

Year: 2014


The lowdown: Latvia enters the horror arena reportedly for the first time with this grim, austere psychological slasher. Writer and director Aik Karapetian fashions a dark story of economic payback when a recently laid-off worker takes revenge on his boss. But, as he begins to enjoy the high-life in his boss’ palatial home is he being watched as well? Striking and interesting if muddled entry into the psycho sub-genre.

The Man in the Orange Jacket - Lazarev, knifeThe Man in the Orange Jacket - Lazarev

The full verdict: Harbour worker Dan (Lazarev) is not pleased when a rich industrialist shuts down his dock, putting Dan and 200 others out of work.

Dan elects to pay the industrialist (Rozentals) and his young, trophy wife (Aiz...

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The Wild Side of Cinema Hits London!

London Film Festival - Tokyo Tribe - Sion SonoCalling all cult film fans. London is the place to be this October for an embarrassment of riches courtesy of The London Film Festival and FrightFest.

TTDS_01347.NEFBeginning Wednesday 8th October, the London Film Festival boasts a treasure chest of horror, fantasy and cult fare that should whet the appetites of those who know their Golan-Globus from their wire-fu. Click the films below to be taken to the respective festival pages.

Left-field film aficionados must check out Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films...

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The BFI London Film Festival is coming!

London Film Festival - FuryThis is a good time to be a film fan. You can’t throw a now obsolete film projector without hitting a film festival of some sort and October has the daddy of them all: the BFI London Film Festival, returning for outing number 58.

As it approaches the big 6-0 the festival shows no signs of slowing, attracting an astonishing 248 feature films and 148 shorts for its twelve day run beginning Wednesday 8th October.

The Imitation Game begins the festival in suitably British style. Recounting the life of math genius Alan Turing, who helped crack the Nazi’s Enigma machine in WW2 and was later convicted of indecency when homosexuality was still criminalised, advance word-of-mouth is glowing, with Oscar talk for Benedict Cumberbatch’s lead performance as the tortured Turing.

The Imitation Game...

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