'KILL LIST' – IN CINEMAS ACROSS THE UK NOW! (02/09/2011)
Kill List, the latest feature to emerge from Sheffield’s Warp X, is screening at cinemas across the UK after a phenomenally successful circuit of the world’s leading film festivals. A dark and twisted horror film from award-winning director Ben Wheatley (Down Terrace), Kill List was filmed at locations across Yorkshire in 2010 with backing from Screen Yorkshire.
Eight months after a disastrous job in Kiev left him physically and mentally scarred, ex-soldier turned contract killer Jay (Neil Maskell), is pressured by his partner Gal (Michael Smiley), into taking a new assignment. As they descend into the dark, disturbing world of the contract, Jay begins to unravel once again - his fear and paranoia sending him deep into the heart of darkness….
Kill List is directed by Ben Wheatley and produced by Claire Jones & Andy Starke for Warp X / Rook Films with backing from the UK Film Council, Film4 and Screen Yorkshire. Protagonist Pictures are handling international sales.
Screen Yorkshire also provided locations and crewing support for Kill List, which shot at locations across Yorkshire in 2010 including Leeds, Wakefield, Sheffield and North Lincolnshire.
Watch the trailer and find out where you can see it at cinemas at: http://www.findanyfilm.com/Kill-List-film
''a richly textured psychological thriller…seamlessly morphing from gritty crime tale to atmospheric horror pic.’’ Variety
“brutally impressive… a challenging and gripping chiller” ScreenDaily
“a polished and impressive British genre film… scary, dark and twisted” ScreenDaily
“Full of surprises — and an incredible sense of dread” movies.msn
''weird and darkly amusing” Fearnet.com
“progresses from uncomfortable character study to subtly intense crime thriller, and ultimately deep, dark horror” Fearnet.com
“mystery, murder, and flesh-busting madness.” FilmSchool Rejects
“you have never seen a hammer used as effectively, cruelly, and beautifully as you will here.” FilmSchoolRejects
“rivals the best horror films for sheer tension and terror.” FilmSchoolRejects
“several cuts above its fellow midbudget horror brethren” Variety
“an effectively twisted piece of work” Variety
Pioneering digital film studio Warp X is based in Sheffield is an initiative of Film4, UK Film Council, Screen Yorkshire and Optimum Releasing. www.warpx.co.uk