Film bits and bobs

The Corpse of Anna Fritz (2015)

Longer version of piece published by Sight & Sound as part of coverage of the Cult programme at the London Film Festival 2015   Like necrophiles, cinephiles dream that the object … Continue reading

November 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

American Mary (2013)

Review first published by Little White Lies American Mary opens with fragmented images of a turkey. If this is a selfconscious expression of anxiety from writers/directors Jen and Sylvia Soska – whose amiably grindhouse-aping debut Dead Hooker In A Trunk might easily … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 4 Comments

Felt (2014)

Review first published by Vérité  “My life is a fuckin’ nightmare,” says Amy (the astonishing Amy Everson) in voice-over at the beginning of Jason Toad Road Banker’s Felt, as she sits at home, visibly … Continue reading

December 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Julia (2014)

Review first published by Grolsch FilmWorks “Like clockwork, Lady Snowblood,” says the Japanese bartender (Kumiko Konishi) to the quiet woman who has recently started frequenting her all-women’s drinking hole in … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · 1 Comment


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