Archives for the ‘Condemned’ Category

David Del Valle Reviews CONDEMNED for Films in Review

By • Feb 16th, 2011 • Category: Condemned

I’m thrilled to have David Del Valle, whose latest Camp David column featured never-before published interviews with the great Vincent Price, review Condemned for Films in Review. As usual, an excerpt below, and the full piece right here. This short film is a tour de force on every level . . . Shai has the […]

Moon in the Gutter recommends CONDEMNED

By • Feb 15th, 2011 • Category: Condemned

Jeremy Richey just posted a wonderful recommendation for Condemned on his excellent film blog, Moon in the Gutter. An excerpt attached below, and the full piece right here. This dazzling 14 minute film is a beautifully shot, and wonderfully realized, genre-bending tribute to Women in Prison films, Noir, Italian Westerns and Fifties Melodrama . . […]

CONDEMNED on Bill Crider’s Blog and More

By • Jan 19th, 2011 • Category: Condemned

Bill Crider, the prolific author, blogger, paperback collector, wrote about Condemned yesterday in his Pop Culture Blog as part of an Overlooked Films series initiated by Todd Mason. Head over to Bill Crider’s blog to read the piece. Also, the blog Adventures in Nerdliness wrote about Condemned in their WIP Wednesday feature. Read it here. […]

Watch CONDEMNED Online!

By • Jan 4th, 2011 • Category: Condemned

Condemned is premiering online today. You can watch it for free by heading to the film’s page at: For maximum effects expand to full screen and watch in the dark! CONDEMNED is a 14-minute Noir-infused tribute to the Women-in-Prison films of the 1950s, with a Spaghetti Western twist. Over the past year it has […]

Paracinema Reviews CONDEMNED

By • Nov 18th, 2010 • Category: Condemned

Condemned has been reviewed on the Paracinema Magazine website. Check out their review, as well as their great magazine. A short excerpt below, and the full piece right here. …The viewer is treated to a quiet film rife with good performances, atmosphere, and striking cinematography . . . Oren Shai is not a name I […]

Mondo Digital Reviews CONDEMNED

By • Oct 26th, 2010 • Category: Condemned, Updates

Mondo Digital chose Condemned as one of their most recent Sick Picks. Check out an excerpt below, and head over to Mondo Digital for the full piece. Director Oren Shai is definitely one to watch and is working on his first feature, which should really be something else. Not everyone can pull off something that […]

Liminal Vision Reviews CONDEMNED

By • Sep 11th, 2010 • Category: Condemned, Heavy Soul

A new review of Condemned was posted today on the Melbourne-based film blog, Liminal Vision. Written by Tara Judah. Check out the excerpt below and visit Liminal Vision for the full review. The narrative becomes secondary to the stunning visual style and incredibly affecting tone which afford the film with the surprising weight and substance […]


By • Sep 5th, 2010 • Category: Condemned

DVD Trash just posted a new review of Condemned. Head over to read the full review. Excerpt below. A beautifully shot little homage to 70’s women in prison exploitation flicks although those b-movie classics of yesteryear were never this well put together. A sweaty, claustrophobic, noir-like feel is evoked throughout with an excellent performance from […]

Horror Squad Reviews CONDEMNED

By • Aug 19th, 2010 • Category: Condemned

A great new review of Condemned, by Alison Nastasi, was published yesterday at Horror Squad. Read the excerpt below, and head over to the full review. Shai has a keen eye and although Condemned relies heavily on its dialogue, there are some fantastic visuals that help us enter the prisoners’ world. Light, shadows, and framing […]

CONDEMNED Screening in NYC

By • Aug 11th, 2010 • Category: Condemned

Condemned will be having its first NYC screening on Friday the 13th, at the SVA Theater, as part of the SVA Film Society screening series. It will precede a feature horror film of their choice. Admission is free! Come join us if you’re around town: CONDEMNED + TBA Feature August 13th (Friday) 7:00PM. The SVA […]