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“The Incident” (2014): Time Loops Lead to Claustrophobic Terror in Mexican Mind Bender

Auteur Isaac Ezban gained a well-deserved great deal of notice this year for his twisted Twilight Zone-ish film The Similars (reviewed here), and I predict that he will receive even more attention now that his debut feature-length effort The Incident (El Incidente; Mexico, 2014) is available on various home video options. While The Similars plays […]

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[Podcast] The Similars (2016) — The Unspoken (2016) — Episode 187 — Horror News Radio

The grue-crew encounter a number of trippy, zonked out horror films each year, but The Similars from director Isaac Ezban may be the most original, Twilight Zone infused masterpiece of the bunch for 2016. The film takes an interesting, deceptively simple premise and presents it in a uniquely fascinating and artistic fashion that manages to […]

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“The Similars” (2016) Is Coming to VOD on November 15 Courtesy XLrator Media

Great news from XLator Media today as they announced they will be releasing writer/director Isaac Ezban’s The Similars (AKA Los Parecidos; Mexico, 2015) to VOD on November 15, 2016. Keep your eyes peeled for further information about one-night screenings in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. Grue-Crew foreign correspondent Joseph Perry praised the film […]

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“The Similars” (BIFAN 2016): Love Letter to Classic Science Fiction Boasts Plenty of Suspense and Absurdist Humor

Writer/director Isaac Ezban’s The Similars (AKA Los Parecidos; Mexico, 2015) is a valentine to science fiction television and cinema of the 1950s and 1960s, with special emphasis on The Twilight Zone, and it pressed all of the right buttons for me when I saw it at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) in July. […]