THE VEIL
2016, Universal, 93 min, USA, Dir: Phil Joanou

When the Heaven’s Veil cult perished, there was just one survivor, a five-year-old girl. Thirty years later, Sarah Hope (Lily Rabe) has grown up and agreed to return to the site of the mass suicide accompanied by a documentary filmmaker (Jessica Alba) and her crew - only to discover something far more terrifying than they could have imagined. Thomas Jane costars in this timely horror thriller.


SIN CITY
2005, Dimension Films, 124 min, USA, Dir: Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller

Director Robert Rodriguez - with a little help from Quentin Tarantino - turned graphic novelist/co-director Frank Miller’s neo-noir tales of dark doings in Basin City into one of the most visually striking films of recent years. An anthology of several short stories (“The Hard Goodbye,” “The Big Fat Kill,” “That Yellow Bastard” and “The Customer Is Always Right”), SIN CITY features an all-star ensemble cast including Bruce Willis, Jessica Alba, Josh Hartnett, Mickey Rourke, Clive Owen and Benicio Del Toro. The violent crime thriller was one of the first films shot on a digital backlot, with most of the sets (and color accents to the high-contrast B&W cinematography) added in post-production to create a look of glittering grime.


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