SILENT HOUSE
2011, Open Road Films, 86 min, USA, Dir: Chris Kentis, Laura Lau

Directors Chris Kentis and Laura Lau, the filmmaking duo behind 2003’s OPEN WATER, once again confront the face of fear in this enthralling psychological thriller. Sarah (Elizabeth Olsen) works with her father and uncle to fix up the family’s longtime summerhouse after it has been violated by squatters in the off-season. As they work in the dark, Sarah begins to hear sounds from within the walls of the boarded-up building, and senses the past may still haunt the home. Impressively captured in a single continuous camera shot, SILENT HOUSE tracks the escalating panic of a young woman trapped in an unnerving nightmare.


HOUR OF THE WOLF
VARGTIMMEN
1968, Park Circus, 90 min, Sweden, Dir: Ingmar Bergman

Artist Max von Sydow and wife Liv Ullmann take a trip to a desolate island and quickly become troubled by eerie visions - are they hallucinations or something more sinister? Ingmar Bergman combines elements of the horror film with his usual preoccupation with relationships in crisis to create a stunning work. In Swedish with English subtitles.


PREDATOR 2
1990, 20th Century Fox, 108 min, USA, Dir: Stephen Hopkins

Director Stephen Hopkins takes the PREDATOR mythology from the jungle to urban Los Angeles, where cop Danny Glover discovers something far more dangerous than Colombian street gangs lurks in his city. Bill Paxton and Gary Busey provide solid support in this unusually distinctive sequel.


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