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MONSTERS (Gareth Edwards, 2010)
“If John Cassavetes had ever made a sci-fi thriller, it probably would've looked and sounded a lot like this.” - Variety ... Six years ago a NASA space probe crashed to earth with a shipload of a… Read more

MUM & DAD (Steven Sheil, 2008)
The family that slays together stays together. ... When Lena, a Polish cleaner, misses the last bus home from the airport where she works, she accepts the offer to stay overnight at the family home o… Read more

RUBBER (Quentin Dupieux, 2010)
The story of Robert, a murderous tyre with psychic powers. ... It's not often something comes along that is completely original in concept, but Rubber is definitely the one-and-only film about a kill… Read more

SAUNA (Antti-Jussi Annila, 2008)
“Invokes slavishly two masters, Andrei Tarkovsky and Stanley Kubrick, with this intensely baroque and religion-inflected period horror.” - Screen International ... In 1595, decades of savage war … Read more

SIGHTSEERS (Ben Wheatley, 2012)
"Darkly funny, quasi-sweet and incredibly bloody." - Ain't It Cool ... After exploring the darkest recesses of British culture in Down Terrace (MIFF 2010) and Kill List (MIFF 11), director Ben Wheatl… Read more

SOUND OF MY VOICE (Zal Batmanglij, 2011)
"You hang onto every word, you cling to every hidden meaning… brims with ideas." - Indiewire ... Sound Of My Voice puts two investigative journalists at the epicentre of a cult led by an enigm… Read more

SPLICE (Vincenzo Natali, 2009)
Science's newest miracle is a big, big mistake. ... Almost a century after Frankenstein's monster first lumbered across cinema screens, Splice proves the ‘humans as God' horror genre never goes out… Read more

SUPER (James Gunn, 2010)
The Crimson Bolt is here to fight crime, the only way he knows how - with a pipe wrench. ... After Frank's wife (Liv Tyler) is lured into drug addiction by her sleazy ex-boyfriend (Kevin Bacon), Fran… Read more

SURVIVAL OF THE DEAD (George Romero, 2009)
The sixth film in the Dead series from zombie king George A. Romero (a MIFF guest in 2008). ... Offering up the flesh-chomping effects enthusiasts have come to know and love, Romero's franchise conti… Read more

THE CLINIC (James Rabbits, 2009)
How far would you go to get back what was taken from you? ... A slow-burning psychological thriller based on true events, The Clinic is the debut feature from Australian writer-director James Rabbitt… Read more

THE INNKEEPERS (Ti West, 2010)
Clerks meets The Shining in this slacker ghost story from indie trailblazer Ti West. ... West delivered a shot in the arm to horror fans everywhere with his much-acclaimed The House of the Devil in 2… Read more

THE SILENT HOUSE (Gustavo Hernández, 2010)
An exercise in tension, The Silent House is a horror movie in real time - filmed in a single take on a digital camera. ... Laura and her father visit a friend in the middle of nowhere. He leaves them… Read more

THE WOMAN (Lucky McKee, 2010)
"Bizarre, crazy, offensive and incredibly well made!" - Ain't It Cool News ... Chris Cleek (Sean Bridgers, Deadwood) is a small town court officer living a quiet, seemingly normal life in the heart o… Read more

TROLL HUNTER (André Øvredal, 2011)
"Embellishes the candid, caught-on-video format to thrilling effect." - Variety ... Forget Sasquatch or Area 51, for years the Norweigan government has been involved in the biggest cover-up the world… Read more

V H S 2 (Adam Wingard,Eduardo Sanchez,Gareth Huw Evans,Gregg Hale,Jason Eisener,Simon Barrett,Timo Tjahjanto, 2013)
"The sequel to the found footage horror movie VHS is an incredible, exciting leap forward." – Badass Digest ... V/H/S/2 seriously ups the ante as a whole new set of horror wunderkinds foll… Read more

V/H/S (Adam Wingard, David Bruckner, Ti West, Glenn McQuaid, Joe Swanberg, Radio Silence, 2012)
“The horror movie so terrifying it made audiences SICK.” - Daily Mail ... A collection of top genre filmmakers go head-to-head in a compendium of found footage flicks - tightly wrapped in a conte… Read more

YOU RE NEXT (Adam Wingard, 2011)
"The best American horror picture of the year, period." – Twitch ... Aubrey and Paul are celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary, and their four grown-up children have returned home wit… Read more

ZEBRAMAN 2: ATTACK ON ZEBRA CITY (Takashi Miike, 2010)
"A serious dash of Miike weirdness... One of the most memorable closing shots ever." - Twitch Film ... In 2004, MIFF favourite Takashi Miike (see 13 Assassins, also in this year's program) directed a… Read more

[REC] GENESIS (Paco Plaza, 2012)
“[REC] Genesis is possibly the sweetest, most endearing film I've seen in quite some time; throat rips, chainsaws, gut munches and vicious possessed included.” - Fangoria ... Paco Plaza (co-direc… Read more

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