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Vineyard-Set Australian Thriller “Crushed” (2015) Makes Its North American VOD Debut on November 1

Back in June, I had the pleasure of reviewing writer/director/producer Megan Riakos’ gripping Australian thriller Crushed for Gruesome Magazine (read it here)  while it was still on its festival run, stating that the film is “an ambitious effort that aims high and succeeds rather well, thanks to solid performances and writer/director Megan Riakos’ deft direction […]

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“Crushed” (2015): Murder and Mystery Plague an Australian Family’s Vineyard

Australian thriller Crushed combines a murder mystery with family politics and some conspiracy theory elements, as well. The result is an ambitious effort that aims high and succeeds rather well, thanks to solid performances and writer/director Megan Riakos’ deft direction of her own compelling screenplay. Ellia (Sarah Bishop) has alienated herself from her family for […]