AWAKEN/Brian Ralston & Kays Al-Atrakchi/Perseverance – cd + digital

Ralston and Al-Atrakchi rejoin director Mark Atkins, for whom they scored the Syfy original movie BATTLE OF LOS ANGELES in 2011 (see my interview with them about that score at Cinefantastique online), for this action thriller about a random group of people who wake up on an island where they are being hunted down in a sinister plot to harvest …

Film Music Mag: AWAKEN

It’s a VOD rumble in the island jungle as a bunch of human hunters once again make the big mistake of having a most dangerous game, here with the statuesque Kiev-born starlet Natalie Burn (“The Expendables III,” “Criminal”), who also produced, wrote and nicely sings “Awaken’s” rocking end credit song to boot). Before then, it’s a ferocious, primally percussive body …

WESLEY SNIPES TO PRODUCE ACTION DRAMA “59 ROWS OF TEETH”

Wesley Snipes has teamed up with Natalie Burn to produce 59 ROWS OF TEETH, an action drama penned by the screenwriter of the original Point Break, Peter Iliff. Pitched as Taken with elements of the Bourne franchise, the story takes place in New Orleans and focuses on a young “street soldier” who is caught in between a crossfire of morality …

Chilean Horror Film Downhill Nabs Festival Award

We first told you about Chilean director Patricio Valladares’ Downhill just about a year ago, which was described to us as Cliffhanger meets Paranormal Activity. Needless to say, our interest was piqued, and today brings an update about the project. So read on for the latest. Per Screen Daily, the survival thriller screened at the Ventana Sur Film Market last …

AWAKEN Clip: Nothing Says You’re A Bad Guy Like Wearing Shades In The Rain

You know what I love about this clip from Mark Atkins’ indie action flick Awaken? It’s the bad guys in the background behind Darryl Hannah. They are so goddamn badass they are still wearing their shades. In the middle of a thunderstorm. You know you are badass when you do not have to worry about bumping into anything, probably because …

Exclusive ‘Awaken’ Clip Featuring Daryl Hannah!

Bloody Disgusting has an exclusive clip from Arc Entertainment’s Awaken, on DVD July 7th, 2015. Mark Atkins directs with Jason London (Dazed and Confused) Daryl Hannah (Kill Bill movie series), Vinnie Jones (Snatch, “Galavant”), Edward Furlong (Terminator 2), Natalie Burn (The Expendables 3), Robert Davi (Die Hard), and Michael Paré (Lincoln Lawyer) starring. In Awaken, “A group of young adults …

Patricio Valladares lines up ‘Garip’

Valladares expects to commence shooting in Istanbul at the end of the month on Garip, which until this week had been known as Foe. The story follows a group of people who uncover a tomb at Tokat Castle that according to legend was the site of Count Dracula’s incarceration. Gianni Capaldi, Natalie Burn of The Expendables 3, Guillermo Ivan, Katrin …