Reviews

  • Get Out – Review *****

    There’s no premise more horrifying than meeting your partner’s parents for the first time. The instant classic Get Out, of 100% Rotten Tomatoes fame, takes...

  • Zombie Lake – Review **

    Zombies are often utilised by filmmakers who want to instill empathy towards the monster that represents the physical threat in their film. They are the...

  • The Eyes of My Mother – Review ****

      Atmospheric horror has been doing a comeback in the last few years, but writer/director Nicolas Pesce’s debut feature, The Eyes of My Mother, is...

  • HELGA, SHE WOLF OF STILBERG (1978) – Review **

                      Disclaimer: this is not the infamous Canadian Nazisploitation Ilsa, She Wolf of the SS, but the title...

  • FEMALE VAMPIRE – Review ***

                The 70s were a wonderful cinematic time. As the studio system crumbled to pieces and the 60s sexual revolution screamed...

  • UNCERTAIN ***

    There’s something about Southern USA that attracts documentarists. In the tradition of  Errol Morris’s Vernon, Florida or, more recently, Sean Dunne’s Florida Man, there’s now...

  • Certain Women – Review ****

                 Those familiar with the previous work of writer/director Kelly Reichardt know she doesn’t care for over the top narrative arcs – her films are...

  • Prevenge – Review *****

    Motherhood is a wonderful thing, or so they say –  and so it should come as no surprise that  Alice Lowe’s Prevenge is a wonderful...

  • Cameraperson – Review ****

    If you don’t like or are indifferent to documentaries, stay away from Kirsten Johnson’s Cameraperson – a scrapbook of jobs, personal life and growth, it...

  • The Childhood of a Leader – Review ***

               Disclaimer: Brady Corbet’s directorial debut is not, I repeat, is not a biopic. So attempts to identify the “leader” with...