Blood Glacier
Blood Glacier (2014)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 2, 2014
DVD Release Date: August 26, 2014
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com

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.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

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.

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Zade Constantine
The Film Stage

Blood Glacier, with it's mostly practically created monsters, wastes an opportunity to distinguish itself from the many CG-dependent horror titles that saturate cinemas.

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Simon Abrams
RogerEbert.com

"Blood Glacier" is too sleepy to do anything with its guano-stirring premise.

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Keith Uhlich
Time Out

The attempts made to flesh out Janek and Tanja's rocky relationship, especially, are pure Screenwriting 101 contrivance.

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David Keyes
Cinemaphile.org

This is one of those endeavors that will no doubt endure the test of time on viewing lists of very ambitious bad movies.

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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times

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.

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Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice

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 ...

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Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com

Doesn't have a rich imagination, and while its locations are gorgeous, nearly saving the viewing experience, the mayhem contained within is lukewarm at best.

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Flixster Audience Score: 29% Flixster User Reviews
Jesse Ortega
While this film certainly has a pretty good concept, somewhat reminds me of Splice, except much more of a creature feature horror film than an… More