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These Final Hours (2013)

First published by TwitchFilm If one thing is certain in life, it is that none of us will survive it. With the end already written into every breath we take, … Continue reading

May 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Goddess of Love (2015)

First published by TwitchFilm “You have to keep it all in fantasy,” Chanel (Monda Scott) advises new pole/lap dancer Venus (Alexis Kendra). “You just have to be dripping with sex.” … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

III (2015)

Review first published (in a different form) by Sight and Sound “Where am I?” asks a man near the beginning of Pavel Khvaleev’s directorial debut III. He had been a patient … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sun Choke (2015)

Review first published (in a different form) by Sight and Sound The setting is a luxurious, sun-dappled, peaceful home and garden on the outskirts of Los Angeles, but with the strange, … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Rotten Link (El eslabón podrido) (2015)

Review first published (in a different form) by Sight and Sound “Welcome to El Escondido” reads the wooden sign which snaps off its supporting chain and brains Roberta (Paula Brasca) at … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Over Your Dead Body (Kuime) (2014)

Review first published (in a different form) by Sight and Sound “Sometimes I wish that the play was my real life,” says husband and father Jun (Ito Hideaki). “I don’t,” replies … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Nightmare (2015)

Review first published (in a different form) by Sight and Sound The first thing we see in The Nightmare is the darkened interior of what will turn out to be a … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Lesson (2015)

Review first published (in a different form) by Sight and Sound With his mother dead, his father abroad and his older brother Jake (Tom Cox) eager to kick him out, Fin … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Landmine Goes Click (2015)

Review first published (in a different form) by Sight and Sound A landmine is all latent potential. It lies hidden, sometimes for years, and then when triggered brings indiscriminate death and … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Curtain (2015)

Review first published (in a different form) by Sight and Sound Director Jaron Henrie-McCrea has a bit of a thing for Alfred Hitchcock. His 2012 feature debut was called Pervertigo, and his … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

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