Monthly Archives: June 2019

In Fabric – Review

Peter Strickland’s fourth film, maintains the aesthetic of his previous pictures, while taking a story that plays homage to M.R. James, injecting it with B-Movie horror and lashings of dark humour. In Fabric is Strickland at his creative best. Offering a completely unique visual and auditory journey unlike anything else in todays cinema landscape.While just like his previous films, In …

Consequences (Posledice) (Review)

Darko Stante’s debut feature film offers a fierce exploration of repressed sexuality, masculinity, and peer influence. In a confident and assured film offering a rare exploration of youth culture, sexuality, and crime in Slovenia. While carrying strong themes often found in the ‘coming of age’ genre dovetailed with newly emerging sexuality. Stante weaves a far more nuanced exploration of young people living on the …

The Hound of the Baskervilles – 80th Anniversary

On March 31st 1939 worldwide cinema audiences were introduced to Sherlock Holmes on the big screen. Basil Rathbone taking on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic Victorian detective under the direction of Sidney Lanfield. At the time of release Rathbone only received second billing, with the top honour going to Richard Greene as Sir Henry Baskerville. In fact, Sherlock Holmes was …

We the Animals (Review)

Based on Justin Torre’s acclaimed novel ‘We the Animals’. Jeremiah Zager’s debut feature based not only creates a visually stunning, powerful and poetic film. But also encapsulates the haunting effects of childhood poverty, family breakdown and emerging sexuality. From the very start We the Animals pulls no punches in its child centred view of family life, confusion and brotherly love. While weaving …