It had the chance to be an engaging, edgy genre film but instead wants to moralize and deliver an uninteresting samurai mythology. } To use social login you have to agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website. And it's told with a cartoon. Jess Liaudin’s lethal taxi driver is a soon-to-be-legendary new entry into the stalker stables – sporting impeccable costume design that renders his muscular bulk all the more intimidating and a silent-but-violent modus operandi that comes across like a mixture of Matt Cordell, Jason Voorhees and The Terminator‘s T-800. var _g1; _g1 = document.getElementById('g1-logo-mobile-inverted-img'); Brandon offers an empathetic ear and a sympathetic heart to his new friend to help him pick up the pieces. What demons are they hiding? _g1.classList.remove('lazyload'); Get the latest horror news straight into your inbox! The first two/thirds of the film are wicked entertaining and a lot of fun. _g1 = document.getElementById('g1-logo-mobile-inverted-source'); ‘Army of the Dead’: Zack Snyder Shares Two New Images from His Netflix Zombie Movie, Fantasy Film ‘The Wanting Mare’ Unleashes Otherworldly Magic Next Month [Trailer], Isabella Amara Joins the Cast of B.J. After a long two-year absence, the British Chris heads back to Paris intending to rekindle his relationship with his ex-girlfriend Ludivine, and his estranged Frenchman friend, the cocky Luc. He'll have a ginger ale, thanks. Directed by D.C. Hamilton. Stream Night Fare Original Soundtrack Excerpt, a playlist by Alex Cortés from desktop or your mobile device. There’s a cool animation sequence alá Kill Bill, sure, but it can’t save Night Fare from completely coming undone at the end. The driver doesn’t let them off so easy, stalking the friends in his muscle car taxi of death through the vacant streets. Subscribe to our channel: http://goo.gl/HNyuHY Watch the second trailer for the explosive action thriller Night Fare. Perspectives shift, a box of surprises is opened and Night Fare elevates its villain from silent killer to something different altogether. There's a moment at the end of Night Fare seemed certain to ruin the movie. Night Fare Original Soundtrack Excerpt by Alex Cortés published on 2015-07-19T20:05:01Z. Alongside the meter visibly ticking up as scenes change – you get the impression that there’s truly going to be hell to pay for this particular ride – the human drama also unfolds between Chris, Luc and Ludivine, leading to the revelation of just what happened to cause Chris to skip country without so much as a nod in his girlfriend’s direction. _g1.setAttribute('srcset', _g1.getAttribute('data-srcset')); Festival Hit ‘They Look Like People’ Available NOW! Flawlessly presented, delivering excellent performances and one of the best on-screen antagonists in a hell of a long time, Night Fare is a tension-filled sleeper hit that has much more going on under the hood than you’d expect. The loop starts over, when he switches the meter back to vacant. And a revelation it most certainly is, painting a much deeper picture of the characters and creating a visible arc to Chris that works even as it allows the main focus to remain on the chase – something which he comes to believe may be some form of cosmic penance for past transgressions. To celebrate their reunion, Luc takes Chris for a wild night out downtown; however, things will soon take a turn for the worse when Luc decides to bilk a taciturn Paris cab driver on their way to the apartment. Duncan Jones' Mute is now on Netflix, delivering a stylish sci-fi mystery. Professional skeptics (Cillian Murphy, Sigourney Weaver) try to prove that a famous psychic (Robert De Niro) is lying about his ability. If you’ve seen one of these films, you’ve seen most of them. A very nice touch is the ticking of the taxi’s meter used as a scene transition – a visual reminder of Chris and Luc’s rising debt. One night he picks up old friends Chris (Jonathan Howard) and Luc (Jonathan Demurger), a small time drug pusher who decides to skip out on the fare. In the real world, a Joker-like character still exists, as does his legion of followers - one of which even murdered Thomas and Martha Wayne in front of their son outside of a movie theater one night. 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Up to this point the film is impressively conceived and razor sharp, but it just falls apart under the weight of its own moralistic ambitions. Here you'll find all collections you've created before. Patrick writes stuff about stuff for Bloody and Collider. Ultra-stylish and pulsing with a fantastic synth score, Julien Seri’s Night Fare is a tense and, at times, brutal chase flick that keeps the adrenaline pumping throughout. He picks up a pretty woman in a rural area at night. A little bit sane. _g1.classList.remove('lazyload'); The pulsing synth score from Alex Cortés adds a sense of menace to the stalking scenes and cinematographer Jacques Ballard’s neon/darkness contrast has a slick, Michael Mann feel to it. 2015 Tri-State Haunted Attraction Preview, Fun Size Horror Returns This Halloween Season with Brand New Short Films, The Boulet Brothers’ Creatures of the Night, Scary Endings Welcomes You to the Circus in Series’ Season 1 Finale, Exclusive: Andrea Monier Talks All Hallows’ Eve 2. [SPOILERS] Maybe I missed something, but the ending didn't make much sense to me. Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight Since resurfacing, there’s nothing but tension in this love triangle and as Chris and Luc run from their disturbing secret, the Driver is right at their heels. Father-and-Son Go On a Killing Spree In ‘Anderson Falls’. Ultra-stylish and pulsing with a fantastic synth score, Julien Seri’s Night Fare is a tense and, at times, brutal chase flick that keeps the adrenaline pumping throughout. It breaks all the rules. Night Fare is a 2015 French action-thriller film directed by Julien Seri.Jonathan Howard and Jonathan Demurger star as friends who antagonize a Paris taxi driver (Jess Liaudin) by not paying the fare.The taxi driver chases them through the city, killing several people who get in his way. With Gino Anthony Pesi, Brinna Kelly, Jason Stuart, Jon Jacobs. if ( localStorage.getItem(skinItemId ) ) { Seems a POV shot from the perspective of the strangler; film buffs will recognize the camera’s positioning as similar to that used in more than one scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1972 “Frenzy.”Chilling, string-driven music accompanies the violence. [MHHFF ’15 Review] ‘They Look Like People’: Powerful Psychological, Human Horror. The problem comes in the third act, when Night Fare begins to take itself painfully seriously and humorless. September 10, 2015, 8:30 am, Starring Jonathan Howard, Fanny Valette, Jess Liaudin, Jonathan Demurger. It is a scene of pure exposition, telling us exactly what the taxi driver is about, where he came from, what his motives are. Storyline On a calm night in an average city a hardworking URYDE driver, Brandon, picks up just another fare, Judd. All of the ingredients are there for one badass genre pulp and a dramatic look at past sin and retribution. Gareth Jones McAvoy’s "main" character is Kevin, a regular guy who due to a series of traumatic childhood events (we're told he was left by his father and mistreated by his mother) has created a string of alternative personalities, most of which are mentally stronger than he was initially. A taxi driver finds himself trapped in a time loop. There’s a brutal one-take brawl between Chris and Luc that looks so goddamn real it hurts. At destination, they run away without paying the fare. Sounds like a nice enough guy, right? Gloomy spaces. Then why is he relentlessly hunting Chris and Luc down? That being said, Night Fare won “Best Feature Film” at the Mile High Horror Film Festival, so what do I know. Movie Reviews TV Reviews ... action movie fans aren't very picky about their late night VOD fare while binging on booze ... And the major plot twist at the end is as derivative as it is ridiculous Despite a brief jaunt in Mathematics at Durham University, film writing was always his calling. Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password. Instead, it substitutes a Cliffs Notes-style narration that sounds as bored as Harrison Ford’s in “Blade Runner.”The reciter of said narration is by Jah (Ashton Sanders), whom we first meet creeping through his neighborhood to crash the end of a house party. } catch(e) {}, by Some of the best horror movie endings have a bitter irony attached to them. As Chris and Luc cross paths with vicious drug dealers and dirty cops, their ruthless pursuer is always just a few steps behind, ready to lay waste to anyone standing between him and his targets – yet, adding an extra layer of depth to the story, he does appear to have something of a moral code behind the threatening veneer; he isn’t just an indiscriminate killer. It’s been two years since Manchester native Chris (Howard) suddenly upped and left his life in Paris behind, skipping shores back to the UK. The ending was stupid. Instead he drives them to some dead end road, a body was just laying there so they stop, fling boy gets out to check on man in the road then gets stabbed. _g1 = document.getElementById('g1-logo-inverted-img'); The Coen Brothers' Inside Llewyn Davis ends with a mysterious musician taking the stage, in what turns out to be a cameo by the great Bob Dylan. Penniless Chris is therefore forced to do the same… and so begins a frantic night of terror for the pair as the wronged driver relentlessly hunts them down – his meter running the entire time. One night he picks up old friends Chris (Jonathan Howard) and Luc (Jonathan Demurger), a small time drug pusher who decides to skip out on the fare. At over two hours, “All Day and A Night” has plenty of time to do more than the surface-level once over it gives these elements. Luc and his English friend Chris take a taxi to go home after partying hard all evening in Paris. SoundCloud. Later she disappears. Copywriter and critic sporting a lifelong obsession with all things horror. It’s like Duel only this time Jason Voorhees is driving the truck. Using interactions that blur the lines between the technological world and the physical one, Judd explains a messy breakup. This silent, tattooed hulk of a driver cruises the Parisian streets at night like some wandering samurai on a mission. His fiction has appeared in ThugLit, Shotgun Honey, Flash Fiction Magazine, and your mother's will. Genre Soundtrack Contains tracks. Vicious violence underpins a tale of sin, repentance and redemption in the most unlikely of places. Following Sunday night’s season finale, “Shock & Awe,” Vulture caught up with Megan Abbott, who adapted the series from her own 2004 novel … try { Throw them together and you have a recipe for an effective horror movie, at least of the kind that had its heyday in the 1980s, when audiences rooted for killers to butcher whole casts of teenage and twentysomething nuisances. Now he’s returning to, apprehensively, re-initiate contact with his old friend Luc (Demurger) and ex-girlfriend Ludivine (Valette). This movie begins cleverly. ‘The Midnight Sky’ Finds Regret and Hope at the End of the World December 31, 2020 The 20 Best Movie Soundtracks Released in 2020 December 30, … Yes – it does, regrettably, slow the pacing abruptly but it’s a turn so compelling that this minor wrongdoing can be immediately forgiven in favour of one word… “Wow.”. Josh (Eisenberg) leaves town after apparently killing Dena (Fanning). _g1.setAttribute('src', _g1.getAttribute('data-src') ); New Year, New Nightmares: 16 Horror Movies, TV Shows and Games Debuting January 2021! This is the mantra exhibited on a small sign in the back of the taxi driver’s car in Night Fare. It's a film that made this review cry openly at the end, the sign of an amazingly well built story that is acted with the utmost talent. This secret is also at the heart of why Chris vanished for two years, leaving behind his girlfriend Ludivine (Fanny Valette), who has since started shacking up with Luc. 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