Killing Ground

Killing Ground

(2016)

Suspenseful survival thriller set in backwoods Australia. Aussie filmmaker Damien Power's feature debut.... More

When young urbanites Ian (Ian Meadows) and Sam (Harriet Dyer) decide to go camping, they arrive at their isolated destination to discover another tent already set up, but no sign of its owners. With the other campers at large, Ian and Sam's discovery of a child wandering alone sets off a terrifying chain of events that will push them to their limits – and beyond.Hide

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  • A taut and torturous journey into darkness… Full Review

  • A blunt, brutally effective survival tale distinguished by the parallel suspense tracks of its non-chronological structure. Full Review

  • There's shades of Straw Dogs and Deliverance in this effective Aussie backwoods horror, an intelligently restrained work that manages to remain authentic and tense throughout. Full Review

  • There's ample confidence guiding this grimy take on the usual camping, stalking and fleeing-filled survivalist formula. Full Review

  • Transcends the cliches even as the film uses plenty of familiar tropes, laying down a solid hour of effective buildup to a duly hair-raising, prolonged climax. Full Review

  • These personality-free characters fade from your mind even as you're watching the screen, making the brutality waged against them akin to animated mutilation of cartoon creatures. Full Review

  • Continuing the tradition of brutal Australian horror films like "Wolf Creek," "Killing Ground" is an effective indie creeper that unnerves the audience with its all-too-realistic violence. Full Review