There are moments which show the film OPHELIA could have been. The premise is intriguing and its ambitions timely but the execution is a misfire. Murray Ferguson reviews.
JUSTINE strives to tackle serious issues and does raise a few interesting questions, but the film falls short due to its on-the-nose script. Murray Ferguson reviews.
An allegorical tale of depression in a godforsaken environment, the film is an accomplished work that offers value to both the Western and horror genres. Murray Ferguson reviews at FrightFest 2019.
Shifting between gloomy exploration of the sex trade and gritty revenge thriller, LA MALA NOCHE is an intriguing yet tonally uneven drama featuring some strong performances. Murray Ferguson reviews
DIRTY GOD remains an impressive debut not only for lead Vicky Knight but also as Sacha Polak’s first English-language feature. Murray Ferguson reviews.
Peter Howson sends us on a ‘fast-track to Hell’ in a fascinating look at the creation of his tragically alluring work, the titular PROPHECY. Murray Ferguson reviews
MAGICAL NIGHTS is a cheeky, dark peek behind the curtain into a world of delusional fantasy. Murray Ferguson reviews from the Italian Film Festival.
EUPHORIA is an affecting film that effectively balances human drama with jovial debauchery. Murray Ferguson reviews as part of the Italian Film Festival.
Focusing the aftermath of General Franco’s reign onto the plight of one family seeking justice, Jorge Laplace’s 23 SHOTS (23 DISPAROS) is a curious yet frustrating endeavour. Murray Ferguson reviews.
Murray Ferguson reviews Adrian Panek’s Polish survival thriller WEREWOLF, part of Dundee Contemporary Arts’ DUNDEAD horror festival.