’13 Sins’ Trailer: Do You Want to Play a Game?

By  · Published on March 12th, 2014

Back in the 2000s, a few years apart from one another, there were two breakouts in the niche cinema world that finally came together this year. The first was the Thai thriller 13: Game of Death. The second was A Necessary Death, or more specifically its director Daniel Stamm. The “death” in both titles was a nice tie-in, but it’s been dropped for 13 Sins, Stamm’s remake of the Thai hit. Worlds collide.

It hit SXSW, and Rob found it underwhelming, but the movie has a lot going for it. Ron Perlman, for one. Mark Webber, for two. Stamm for three. Plus, it seems faithful to the concept of putting a man on his last leg through a mysterious game show of violence and degradation. So that’s four.

Check out the trailer for yourself:

Killing a fly is a sin now? That’s gonna be trouble.

13 Sins is in theaters April 14th.

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