3, Psychological Revenge Thriller Arrives on VOD


3, Rape, Revenge Thriller To Release August 2018

3 Film Details DecayMag.com Lou Simon 3

Director: Lou Simon

Writer: Lou Simon

Release Date: August 7th, 2018

Release Format: VOD

MPAA Rating: Not Rated

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Running Time: 1 Hour, 20 Minutes


A man and a woman kidnap her rapist in order to extract a confession from him. Locked up in the basement of a remote home, he is unwilling to confess on camera and continues to assert his innocence. With time running out, how far are they willing to go for justice and what if they are wrong?


Back in September 2017, DecayMag reviewed Lou Simon’s psychological thriller, 3. Now the film finally gets its much-anticipated release on Video on Demand platforms with a slight name change. The film takes a raw look into the revenge theme that pays homage to the exploitative era of Horror cinema. Directed and written from a female perspective 3 takes a new modern look at a suppressed female protagonist evolving into a force to be reckoned with. Although themes of rape and objectification are toned the formula is impressive nonetheless.

3 delivers to the viewer a perspective of taking the law into one’s personal objective instead of relying on the law. Films conveying this plot transcends genres. Cinephiles can find many related narratives in action, Horror, and Thrillers. There is an interesting thought of an average person becoming a victim and transmogrifying into someone unhinged. For Horror, the protagonist of this film concept is usually women.

Related Article 3 Film Review

3, Revenge Concept Familiar Yet Raw

Lou Simon’s 3 has an original feel that bridge modern and retro-inspired filmmaking. Although 3 does parallel the 2010 Thriller directed by Robert Lieberman. Yet, Simon enures not to trample on overused ideas. See our review embedded above for our perspective on 3.

Uncork’d Entertainment will release 3 on August 7th, 2018 on VOD

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