Browsing: Franck Khalfoun

I-LIVED **** USA 2015 Dir: Franck Khalfoun. 93 mins Writer-director Franck Khalfoun, whose last movie was the visceral remake of MANIAC, here crafts a 21st century incarnation of the “Be careful what you wish for” brand of horror archetype. Gawky grad student Jeremiah Watkins is behind on his bills, horny…

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FRANCK KHALFOUN’S ‘i-LIVED’ COMES TO UK DVD From the director of ‘MANIAC’ and the forthcoming ‘AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING’ Franck Khalfoun and the producer of ‘IT FOLLOWS’, comes a fresh and thrilling new horror ‘i-LIVED’ which makes its UK DVD debut thanks to Second Sight, alongside a digital release. Synopsis 20-something…

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MANIAC ***** USA / France 2012 90 mins Producer / co-writer Alexandre Aja and P2 director Franck Khalfoun faithfully update William Lustig’s nihilistic New York nightmare MANIAC (1980) for this outstanding remake set in contemporary L.A. and again focused on a homicidal loser with a mannequin / mother fixation. In…

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