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Review: 30 MILES FROM NOWHERE Is Full Of Surprises - Movies In Focus
When you see enough movies you get into the rhythm of certain genres and it’s often easy to guess what’s going to happen next. I can honestly say that director Caitlin Koller’s 30 Miles From Nowhere was a total surprise. You think you know where this comedy-thriller is going, but it takes many twists and turns and spins you around in such a way that you don’t know where the plot pointing. 30 Miles From Nowhere plays like The Big Chill meets Scream, with a tiny touch of Evil Dead thrown in for good measure. Koller’s film sees five old friends go to the country for the funeral of a former college buddy. Old tensions arise and friendships get frayed as a storm closes in, but there’s something else afoot which is even more sinister. With no place to go and no cellphone signal to call for help, they find themselves in danger and… 30 Miles From Nowhere. There’s much to enjoy in 30 Miles From Nowhere. The game cast featuring Carrie Preston, Rob Benedict, Cathy Shim, Seana Kofoed (who also wrote the film) and William Smillie really sell the material. They share an easy chemistry and it’s fun to be [...]