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

Most Likely To Die (2015)

First published by TheHorrorShow “I’m over it, it’s in the past,” declares Gaby (Heather Morris), as Brad (Ryan Doom), her one-time school boyfriend turned TV star, tries to apologise for … Continue reading

December 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chasuke’s Journey (2015)

Review of film that formed part of the ‘0th’ Edition of the London East Asian Film Festival (LEAFF 2015) Chasuke (Ken’ichi Matsuyama) is head tea server in Heaven for the … Continue reading

November 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Film Critic (2013)

First published by Grolsch Film Works Film critics may at times fancy themselves to be heroic figures, like Michael Fassbender’s dashing spy-cum-cinephile Lt Archie Hicox in Inglourious Basterds, a debonair, gun-toting … Continue reading

May 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tears of God (2015)

First published by FilmLand Empire The first thing we see in Robert Hillyer Barnett’s feature debut is a movie camera, filmed head on as though it were filming us. The … Continue reading

May 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Anguish (1987)

First published by FilmLand Empire “My name is Tom Goldman,” a voice is heard announcing at the beginning of Bigas Luna’s L.A.-set, English-language Spanish-American co-production Anguish (Angustia), “Welcome to our … Continue reading

April 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

I Survived A Zombie Holocaust (2014)

Review first published by Grolsch FilmWorks “It’s a zombie film…but at its heart it’s a love story,” says nerdy novice runner Wesley (Harley Neville), trying to pitch a script to … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Sleeping Room (2014)

Review first published by Grolsch FilmWorks The most prominent feature in Brighton is a ghost. The West Pier, once a symbol of Victorian grandeur, is now inaccessible, burnt out and … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Stage Fright (2014)

“I’m going to reinvent the entire production and cover it with a postmodern face.” So says Artie Getz (Brandon Uranowitz), a pretentious director of musical theatre brought into Center Stage … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Starry Eyes (2014)

Review first published by Grolsch FilmWorks “So you’re an actor. You can become other people. But can you be yourself? Can you put your inner being on the screen? Then … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · Leave a comment


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