OMfuckinG. Nightmares Film Festival bestowed Masking Threshold the award for FILM FROM HELL – BEST OF THE FESTIVAL. This is incredible! *BEST* film of the festival! Fuuuuck!
Masking Threshold‘s Florida premiere at the wonderful SICK ‘N’ WRONG FILM FESTIVAL!
22 Indie Street gives Masking Threshold *4.5/5*! Masking Threshold makes no secret of what is coming, but the true horror genre comes through during the movie’s climax. The rest is just a dramatic slow-building film that ramps up the dread scene by scene. Johannes Grenzfurthner and Samantha Lienhard have written a script that could have … Read more
Hey German peeps! Masking Threshold is available on the virtual platform of the B3 Biennale des bewegten Bildes. So in case you want to watch it… that’s an option! Here we go.
Mexico, we are coming! Mexico’s biggest fantasy, horror, sci-fi film festival FERATUM FILM FEST screens Masking Threshold!
Nice! Austrian film Masking Threshold is a similar chamber piece, as an unnamed man in his home laboratory (star and director Johannes Grenzfurthner) attempts to cure his debilitating hearing impairment, only for his experiments to lead him down a dark and horrifying path. Anyone hearing The Fly buzzing in the ear here? Link
Nice! This was a fascinating, fascinating movie. If it’s an experimental movie, it’s a successful one. Yes, the whole film is like the trailer–stream of consciousness narration from the protagonist (whose name we never learn) over close-ups of what he is doing or thinking about. Which sounds like it would be boring, but this creative … Read more
Joseph Perry of Horror Fuel likes Masking Threshold. The visuals, shot by Florian Hofer and co-edited in an often frenetic style by Hofer and Grenzfurthner, are a balance of beautiful, mesmerizing, and highly unnerving, using macro lens and POV framing throughout, with a fair amount of unexpected sudden reveals that are not for the faint … Read more
Emily Davison of UK Film Review awards us with 5/5 stars! Florian Hofer’s stunning cinematography, Grenzfurthner strategic direction and Lenja Gathmann’s riveting sound design are the key triumphs of the film. From the first frame, we become completely immersed into this dark, disturbing narrative of one ordinary man beginning to lose his grip on sanity … Read more
FIVE & FIVE with director Johannes Grenzfurthner, director of MASKING THRESHOLD. 𝐓𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞’𝐬 𝐚 𝐋𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐜𝐫𝐚𝐟𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐧 𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐝𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐦𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐟𝐢𝐥𝐦. 𝐖𝐚𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐚𝐥𝐰𝐚𝐲𝐬 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐜𝐫𝐢𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐠𝐞, 𝐨𝐫 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐢𝐭 𝐬𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐚𝐦𝐞 𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐝𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧𝐝/𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠? That was one of the initial ideas, even before I had a story … Read more