Blood Glacier (2014)

Blood Glacier

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Janek is a technician on a climate observation station high up in the German Alps, one of a team of scientists preparing their outpost for visit from the Environment Minister. Their routine is interrupted by a strange discovery; a red liquid pouring from a nearby glacier, melted free from the ice crust that is shrinking with climate change. When the 'glacier blood' comes in contact with the local wildlife, it causes changes that are at first curious, then horrifying. Soon Janek and his team have … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Horror
Directed By:
Written By: Benjamin Hessler
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 26, 2014
Runtime:
Allegro Film - Official Site

Cast


as Tanja Monstatt

as Minister Bodicek

as Bert Krakauer
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Critic Reviews for Blood Glacier

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (5)

Yes, this is gruesome Euro-horror about the climate apocalypse and the possible end of life on earth as we know it, but it's also fun for the whole family.

Full Review… | May 4, 2014
Salon.com
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Sometimes genre-based filmmakers don't know how to make their material fun without making fun of their material, but that's not a failing of Mr. Kren's.

Full Review… | May 1, 2014
New York Times
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As if climate change weren't worrying enough, studies show it's leading to an uptick in the production of cheesy German-language monster flicks.

Full Review… | May 1, 2014
New York Post
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The attempts made to flesh out Janek and Tanja's rocky relationship, especially, are pure Screenwriting 101 contrivance.

Full Review… | April 29, 2014
Time Out
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The monsters are a scream, squishing crossbreeds that are all fur and teeth and exposed, pulsing, ready-to-burst viscera. And the screamers are a bit monstrous ...

Full Review… | April 29, 2014
Village Voice
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This is one of those endeavors that will no doubt endure the test of time on viewing lists of very ambitious bad movies.

Full Review… | September 14, 2014
Cinemaphile.org

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