Film bits and bobs

The Dark New House: Rebuilding the Gothic Castle

First published in the Crimson Peak issue of Little White Lies, no. 61 Gothic begins with a castle. Or more specifically, with The Castle of Otranto (1764), subtitled (in its second … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Inferno (1980)

First published by Little White Lies If Dario Argento’s supernatural classic Suspiria is a danse macabre set in a ballet school in Germany, its sequel Inferno turns for inspiration to the melodramas and murders found in … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears (2013)

First published as part of an end-of-year listicle thingy in Grolsch FilmWorks, as (probably) my favourite UK theatrical release of 2014. A labour of love from Belgian writer/director couple Hélène … Continue reading

December 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

36 (2012)

Review first published by Sight & Sound, June 2014 Synopsis: Bangkok, Thailand, 2008. Location scout Sai and art director Oom form a bond while visiting potential places “with a past” … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · 2 Comments


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