Film index 20 biff beloit international film festival. The coal mine setting and the premise of being trapped in a possibly haunted mine are great, i have no problems there. Beneath is based on the 20 collapse of the brackett coal mine. Sixhundred feet below the surface, a catastrophic collapse traps them and a crew of miners, leaving them with 72 hours before rescue workers arrive. Review not to be confused with the larry fessendendirected creature feature of the same name, also released in 20 so as to further add to the confusion, director ben ketais beneath is the story of a group of miners and one civilian daughter trapped underground following a cavein. You can also see beneath on various vod services like amazon instant video. I guess the true events would be some miners got stuck in a coal mine in 20. Cowritten and codirected by italian filmmakers fabio guaglione and fabio resinaro, the wartime psychological thriller mine is a classic example of a highconcept film that painstakingly. A crew of coal miners becomes trapped 600 feet below ground after a disastrous collapse. In ben ketais beneath, strange sounds and worse terrify a crew of miners who are trapped underground with an environmental lawyer. Published on may 20, 20 beneath the somme battlefield lies one of the great secrets of the first world war, a recentlydiscovered network of deep tunnels thought to. Beneath is one of those movies that doesnt do any one thing particularly well, but is just solid all around.
Briefly returning to her coalmining hometown to help celebrate her father georges jeff fahey retirement from 30 years in the mines. Haunted by the accident in which she was the driver, she learns that her worst nightmares have either come true. The cast delivers believable performances throughout, anchoring a film that relies on them in particular because of its villainous entitiesif they existare invisible. So its a shame i hadnt yet seen beneath not to be confused with the killer fish movie, as i could have used it as an example of how to do it right. In abandoned mine, five smalltown school friends celebrate halloween with an overnight adventure into the legendary haunted jarvis mine. James bond 007, a british secret service agent, is briefed on the disappearance of strangways in the office of his superior m before being dispatched to jamaica to. The films protagonists are usually more insufferable than not, but beneath is a weirdly personal, and thoughtful generic exercise. Beneath director ben ketai on sam raimis tutelage, claustrophobic coal mining sets and vod. When does a bad, cheap horror movie becomes something more. Beneath is an american horror film about a group of miners trapped underground after a cavein who find themselves subjected to stark psychological horror in the diseased depths of the coal mine. There were other movies released on the same date, including grown ups 2, pacific rim and the hunt. Abandoned mine on dvd october 1, 20 starring alexa vega, reiley mcclendon, adam hendershott.
Armie hammer gets immobilized in a lifeordeath situation that takes a physical and psychological toll in the thriller mine, set in a north african desert dotted with land mines. As a haunted house movie, this mine is one hell of a haunted house. Five school friends seek adventure on halloween night in an abandoned, haunted mine, only to find to their horror that the ghostly rumors ma. With nora zehetner, brenna obrien, carly pope, don s. With little or no training, the boys soon discover that the war is far from over. But man, oh man, does sam drag this film down with all her poorly developed, poorly acted might. Beneath is a 20 horror film directed by larry fessenden. Academy award nominee best foreign language film as world war two comes to an end, a group of german pows, boys rather than men, are captured by the danish army and forced to engage in a deadly task to defuse and clear land mines from the danish coastline. In 20 a collapse at the brackett coal mine left a group of workers trapped nearly six hundred feet underground. Beneath 20 with kurt caceres, eric etebari, brent briscoe movie. No nudity, but one female character wears skimpy clothing in a bar.
Its set up to horrify as usually is the case with such films. Plot john strangways, a british intelligence officer, and his secretary are simultaneously murdered by a trio of assassins known as the three blind mice in kingston, jamaica. As a horror spoof, beneath is and isnt what it looks like. Still mine was released in 20 on friday, july 12, 20 limited release. Beneath 20 film, a thriller film by larry fessenden. The film had its world premiere at the stanley film festival on may 3, 20 and later aired on the. In the meantime, zeke films everything but at least fessenden is smart enough not try to turn beneath into a found footage film. Its more a tense movie than frightening one, and the insistence upon. Beneath, opening friday at cinema detroit, the feature film debut for director ben ketai, is par for the course.
As the air grows more toxic and time runs out, they slowly descend into madness and begin to turn on one another. Namun ternyata untuk bisa mendapatkan harta karun itu bukanlah perkara gampang. Dead mine bercerita tentang sebuah kelompok tentara bayaran yang dipimpin oleh tim lama, yang merupakan anak milyuner. Beneath, a 20 film directed by ben ketai beneath album, by amoral, 2011 beneath video game, developed by presto studios disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term. Review of the horror movie beneath, about coal miners trapped underground who encounter an unknown evil presence. Everything you need to know about abandoned mine movie 20. The opening of beneath prepares us for a film inspired by real factsan actual 20 coal mine collapse that trapped a crew of miners 600 feet below groundsweating, breathing through oxygen. In beneath, a coal miner jeff fahey about to retire picks the wrong time to finally follow the old bring your daughter to work day concept. If there ever was a brackett coal mine collapse, it must have been suppressed by. There was a another horror film called beneath released recently, but it is not very good. Beneath veteran coal miner george marsh jeff fahey, planet terror is about to retire, and hes giving his daughter samantha a tour of the mine on his last day. A few comments are made to her about how she cant work in the mine because shes a woman and she might break a nail or forget to check her facebook. Marine sergeant trapped in the desert on top of a land mine if he lifts his left foot, it will blow, is a drama that pretends to be a serious. The biggest challenge for this film was the coal mine.
Harta karun tersebut adalah harta karun peninggalan yamashita. Biff 2020 now in our fifteenth year biff is a tenday tribute to the power of film and the excitement of some of the very best in independent film from around the world festival schedule 10 days. The true events in reference surround the catastrophic 20 cave in of a bracket coal mine that trapped a team of miners countless stories beneath the earths surface. Beneath clip brings a deadly coal mine collapse exclusive b. A father and daughter are trapped underground after a coal mine collapses in a scene from the true life. Hes not only in every scene, hes often the only person in the scene, playing a guy trapped in the middle of nowhere and reflecting on exactly how he got there. The somme secret tunnel wars bbc full documentary 20. Its a low budget but definitely intense film which actually manages to be frightening in places, adopting the same kind of lofi approach as neil.
If youve ever seen jaws, or friday the th, you are already familiar with the films plot. That is a strangely specific and verifiable way to begin a horror film. The film had its world premiere at the stanley film festival on may 3, 20 and later aired on the chiller channel. Rather than distracting some of the guys attention away from kitty, deb makes it pretty. Ben katais beneath 20 is currently playing in movie theaters. As the air grows more toxic and time runs out, they slowly descend into madness and begin to turn on one.
Mine squanders its highconcept premise in an unengaging. Starring kelly noonan, jeff fahey, brent briscoe, kurt caceres, eric etebari, molly hagan, larry moran and joey kern. The story is on the weak side, but it has a good atmosphere. The ambiguity of it all is handled well by director ben ketai who previously helmed the directtovideo sequel and writers patrick doody and chris valenziano who previously penned the underrated syfy creature feature bugs, but it might prove frustrating to some viewers, and it doesnt do much for generating scares. Director ben ketai talks about the lowbudget horror film beneath, the films evolution, creating a sense of claustrophobia, and more.
Everything you need to know about still mine movie 20. Beneath hits vod on june 27th and opens in select theaters on july 25th. Ben ketais beneath, not to be confused with the larry fessenden film of the same name from last year, is the kind of mediocrity one finds on the movie channel on a saturday night and pretty easily dismisses. Beneath won 6 awards at the screamfest 20 film festival which were best picture, best director, best cinematography, best special effects, best makeup and best visual effects. Fix, recruited and brought to south africa by a criminal syndicate in 20, has spent six years traversing johannesburgs estimated 140km 87mile labyrinth of underground mine tunnels. Our protagonists are a blue collar group of coal miners, gruff but likable, and clearly friends i didnt mention it, but im also sick of the group of people. The opening of beneath prepares us for a film inspired by real factsan actual 20 coal mine collapse that trapped a crew of miners 600 feet. Director ben ketai talks beneath, the films evolution. Beneath stars daniel zovatto, bonnie dennison, and chris conroy as teenagers who must fight for their lives against a maneating catfish.1060 1545 926 705 385 28 500 1423 19 1277 1174 1607 1083 1411 526 183 1123 982 1294 944 964 1578 1372 699 527 243 489 1004 1042 1453 1338 1003 278 1581 296 61 1033 853 266 207 713 1083 1159 1079 1384