The 2011 FILM4 FrightFest All-Nighter - Cold Sweat

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The 2011 FILM4 FrightFest All-Nighter - Cold Sweat

Post by iomega » Sat Oct 29, 2011 8:24 am

A cross between HOSTEL and THE WAGES OF FEAR. Argentina’s rising star director Adrian Garcia Bogliano brings you a unique chiller filled with gaucho gore and some pretty creative carnage. How did you hold up watching this at 3.30 am?

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Post by Alex J » Sun Oct 30, 2011 10:46 pm

Tense, fast-moving and different, this was a refreshingly taut rollercoaster from Argentina. Not sure if the political element worked as well as it could have done, but the film was well made with plenty of social commentary. I really enjoyed this one. 8 / 10
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Re: The 2011 FILM4 FrightFest All-Nighter - Cold Sweat

Post by Wolfshade » Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:06 am

Not bad, don't think it was much like Hostel, but was similar to Wages Of Fear, also with elements of The Loved Ones and People Under The Stairs in there.

A nice dark, twisted and occassionally amusing little film, having the whole film just set in the house really benefitted the film I think. The second best film of the night for me, after Livid.

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Re: The 2011 FILM4 FrightFest All-Nighter - Cold Sweat

Post by Reanimator » Mon Oct 31, 2011 10:08 am

Well made but ultimately I found this frustrating for obvious reasons.

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Re: The 2011 FILM4 FrightFest All-Nighter - Cold Sweat

Post by TwoWeeks » Mon Oct 31, 2011 12:58 pm

I enjoyed the fast paced action, but I think the soundtrack didn't suit the movie, and I never truly understood why it was all happening in the first place and there was a couple of other major points which didn't make sense too.

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Post by alacal2 » Mon Oct 31, 2011 6:36 pm

An excellent choice. Thanks Paul.This really had pace, style and an original theme with a political sub-text from the director (using it perhaps as a calling card for Hollywood?). Looking forward to his next feature.

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Post by BigWillyStephenson » Mon Oct 31, 2011 7:14 pm

Now this was more like it.I loved the pacing of this movie.
I just wish i was more awake to really appreciate it more.
The director Adrián García Bogliano really did a great job here and i will definitely check out his other work.
I will definitely watch this one again.

My Rating 3.5/5

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Post by streetrw » Fri Nov 04, 2011 10:58 am

Not wildly impressed, sadly - I would have liked more explanation of what these guys actually wanted. Some nice moments.

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Post by The Soapmaker » Fri Nov 04, 2011 8:34 pm

I finally succumbed to the heat in this one and nodded off early on.

To make matters worse, every time I woke up I had no idea what was going on.... People exploding? An old bloke with a Zimmer frame? Feral women living in a basement? Another woman who appeared to be constantly soaking wet?

So in my confusion I kept nodding off again.

I was told afterwards it was actually not bad.

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Re: The 2011 FILM4 FrightFest All-Nighter - Cold Sweat

Post by jonbly » Thu Nov 10, 2011 8:52 pm

Good stuff, although the constant moist shuffling around started to feel a bit forced after a while. Picked up nicely once things started to explode.

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