"Hungry Dog Blues" movie review
A film that will get audiences talking is the captivating thriller from Jason Abram's HUNGRY DOG BLUES. If the name sounds familiar it's because you have seen this hunk of a man in tons of recent films and streaming service programming. Well, we finally get to see him in action as the lead and the man behind the camera. Finally, the Southern crime thriller I've been waiting for all year has arrived. Hungry Dog Blues is a riveting and intense thriller that will have audiences on the edge of their seats and cheering at the conclusion.
Hungry Dog Blues is a gritty neo-western crime thriller that delivers a truly captivating cinematic experience. From its Southern roots to its intense storyline, this movie has all the makings of a true classic. In fact, the Southern thriller genre has been a staple in the film industry long before movies like ROADHOUSE.
One of the standout elements of the film is the masterful direction of Jason Abrams. His exceptional eye for detail and his ability to evoke the perfect emotions from his cast is nothing short of impressive. Speaking of the cast, this is one of the best ensembles we've seen in an independent film in a long time. Featuring talents such as Amy Hargreaves (“13 Reasons Why,” “Homeland”), CJ Wilson (“The Blacklist,” The Trial of the Chicago 7), and Irina Gorovaia (The Royal Tenenbaums, The Butterfly Effect), each member delivers a stunning performance that adds to the film's overall impact. We give Hungry Dog Blues a 4.5/5 rating here at Horror Movies Uncut, and we cannot recommend it enough. It's a must-watch for anyone who loves films like BLUE RUIN, COLD IN JULY, KILLER JOE, and the classic NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN. This movie has all the elements that make for a great Southern thriller, and audiences are sure to be captivated from beginning to end. We must also note that FREESTYLE DIGITAL MEDIA picked a true winner with this film. Its digital debut on North American DVD and VOD platforms on April 25, 2023, is sure to be a huge success. With its intense storyline, exceptional direction, and superb cast, Hungry Dog Blues is a true gem in the world of independent film. Don't miss your chance to experience this gripping thriller.
Written and Directed by: Jason Abrams
Producers: Michael Kennedy, Irina Gorovaia, Jason Abrams
EPs: Barry Albrecht, Robert Millner, Jessica Brod Millner, Marcos Topolos
Cinematographer: Christopher Braun
CAST: Amy Hargreaves (“13 Reasons Why,” “Homeland”), CJ Wilson (“The Blacklist,” The Trial of the Chicago 7), Irina Gorovaia (The Royal Tenenbaums, The Butterfly Effect), Jason Abrams (“Luke Cage”)