Apostle

Apostle

Apostle

Period thriller from filmmaker Gareth Evans (The Raid), following a man trying to save his sister from a religious cult. Stars Dan Stevens (Beauty and the Beast) and Michael Sheen (Frost/Nixon).

2018USA, UK
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Flicks, Daniel Rutledge

Flicks, Daniel Rutledge

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The Raid and The Raid 2 made it abundantly clear that Gareth Evans is one of the most exciting filmmakers of our time. His latest proves he has chops beyond the best action cinema of recent years and is adept at feature-length horror, too. Apostle doesn't end up as great a film as it had the potential to be—but it is still extraordinary.

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The most interesting thing about Apostle is that it's a period-set Brit-horror from the guy who gave us the pulverizing action-thrillers The Raid and The Raid 2 (that'd be writer-director-editor Gareth Evans). The pick-and-mix plot - a pinch of The Wicker Man here, a dash of Witchfinder General there - is perhaps over-stuffed, with the supernatural...

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A blood-splattered, curl up on the sofa delight.

Director Gareth Evans burst onto the scene with the kick-ass action movies ‘The Raid’ and its sequel. Now he’s proven he can turn his hand to another genre, with the best Brit horror since Ben Wheatley’s ‘Kill List’. Drawing on the spooky, slow-build of the original ‘Wicker Man’, ‘Apostle’ finds washed-up, drug-addicted, Dan Stevens sneaking onto an island...

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Flicks, Daniel Rutledge

Flicks, Daniel Rutledge

flicks

The Raid and The Raid 2 made it abundantly clear that Gareth Evans is one of the most exciting filmmakers of our time. His latest proves he has chops beyond the best action cinema of recent years and is adept at feature-length horror, too. Apostle doesn't end up as great a film as it had the potential to be—but it is still extraordinary.

4.0
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Follow with Caution

The most interesting thing about Apostle is that it's a period-set Brit-horror from the guy who gave us the pulverizing action-thrillers The Raid and The Raid 2 (that'd be writer-director-editor Gareth Evans). The pick-and-mix plot - a pinch of The Wicker Man here, a dash of Witchfinder General there - is perhaps over-stuffed, with the supernatural...

3.0
0

A blood-splattered, curl up on the sofa delight.

Director Gareth Evans burst onto the scene with the kick-ass action movies ‘The Raid’ and its sequel. Now he’s proven he can turn his hand to another genre, with the best Brit horror since Ben Wheatley’s ‘Kill List’. Drawing on the spooky, slow-build of the original ‘Wicker Man’, ‘Apostle’ finds washed-up, drug-addicted, Dan Stevens sneaking onto an...

4.0
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