Film bits and bobs

Cinema Psychotronicum 5 (The Last Horror Film)

First published by Little White Lies “I’d like to point out that for the first time in the entire history of the Cannes Film Festival, this prize is awarded to … Continue reading

April 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Maniac (2012)

Review first published in S&S April 2013 Synopsis: Downtown L.A., the present. Loner Frank Zito restores antique mannequins in an inherited workshop – and also hunts and murders women at … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · 3 Comments

MANIAC remake: first cut

Franck Khalfoun’s s(l)ickly stylised remake of William Lustig’s Maniac (1980) hits cinemas today, and it is everything a remake should be (contrast Evil Dead, also out this week). For it … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · 2 Comments


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