An assortment of exciting and eclectic narrative films that push the boundaries of creativity and genre, offering smart thrills, spine-tingling horror, imaginative alternative realities and outrageous humor.
Spork and Dream Home
Clash (Bay Rong)
(Country: Vietnam; Year: 2009; Director: Le Thanh Son; Writer: Johnny Nguyen; Stars: Hieu Hien, Thanh Van Ngo, Hoang Phuc Nguyen, Johnny Nguyen, Lam Minh Thang)
With lightning-fast martial arts, hyperbolic shootouts, an epic soundtrack, and the archetypes you love and love to hate, this cinematic indulgence follows a badass group of outcasts as they try to take down a fat-cat Vietnamese crime lord. The highest grossing Vietnamese film of the past year.
Dream Home (Wai dor lei ah yut ho)
(Country: Hong Kong; Year: 2010; Director: Pang Ho-Cheung; Writer: Pang Ho-Cheung, Kwok Cheung Tsang, Wan Chi-Man; Stars: Josie Ho, Eason Chan, Derek Tsang, Lawrence Chou, Juno Mak), Trailer
Trying to get your ideal home can be murder.
(Country: South Korea; Year: 2009; Director: Lee Yong-ju; Writer: Lee Yong-ju)
College student Hee-jin returns home in the wake of her younger sister’s disappearance, only to find her mother a fanatical religious convert and the family’s neighbors offing themselves in increasingly bizarre and grotesque ways. Together with detective Tae-hwan, Hee-jin must unravel the tangled web of connections between the victims that will lead back to the missing girl.
(Country: US; Year: 2010; Director: J B Ghuman Jr; Writer: J B Ghuman Jr; Stars: Savannah Stehlin, Sydney Park, Rachel G. Fox, Michael William Arnold, Oana Gregory, Keith David, Elaine Hendrix, Beth Grant, Yeardley Smith, Chad Allen, Richard Riehle, Aria Wallace, Rodney Eastman, Alissa Dean, Taaffe O'Connell), Official Site
Foul-mouthed, musical coming-of-age tale
Ticked-Off Trannies with Knives
(Country: US; Year: 2010; Director: Israel Luna; Writer: Israel Luna; Stars: Krystal Summers, Kelexis Davenport, Willam Belli, Erica Andrews, Jenna Skyy, Tom Zembrod, Richard D. Curtin, Kenny Ochoa, Gerardo Davila, Todd Jenkins, Chase Wade, Molly Spencer, Ray Martinez, Melissa Timmerman, Souk Burrows)
When a group of transgendered women are violently beaten and left for dead, the violated vixens turn deadly divas in this hilariously campy homage to the exploitation films of the Seventies and Eighties.
Possessed and Zonad
(Country: Ireland; Year: 2009; Director: John Carney, Kieran Carney; Writer: John Carney, Kieran Carney; Stars: David Murray, Janice Byrne, Simon Delaney, Donna Dent, Juliette Gash, Rory Keenan, Slaine Kelly, Kevin Maher, Geoff Minogue, Liana O'Cleirigh, David Pearse, Laura Way)
The Cassidy family lives cheerfully in a small Irish town where the 1950s, it seems, never ended. Then one night a portly brute dressed sorta like an alien arrives at their house. His name is Zonad and he’s from outer space—or so he claims—and soon his cynical, 21st-century attitude begins disrupting this seemingly idyllic little hamlet.