|release date||February 17 2009|
|studio||Warner Home Video|
|writer||Julia Fair, David Simkins|
|starring||Carlos Bernard, Mathew St. Patrick, Courtney Ford, Rockmond Dunbar|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisA squadron of trained gunmen lay siege to a supermarket at closing time. What first appears to be a robbery soon takes on other worldly dimensions.
One thing that’s priceless about a horror film festival feature is that you never know what you’re going to get, as the films that filter through are original ideas drawn from a fresh wave of directorial talent pitching ideas to genre supportive producers. Projects, in this case, financed by Warner Brothers, that give you 2 million dollars and seven weeks to put together something under the title of “Alien Raiders”! Director Ben Rock (TV’s Shadow of the Blair Witch), best known for being the artistic brain behind the stickman media figure associated with “The Blair Witch Project” (look at anything promotional for the film and you’ll see it) stepped up to the challenge. The result is that Ben Rock has made a name for himself with a cool ass, balls to the wall, no-shame A style/B flick in Alien Raiders – crossing elements of “The Thing”, “The Mist”, and your favorite hostage/negotiation film, and slamming it onto the screen with action authority. …Read More