Shirley Jackson’s fiction permits us to try a taste of madness. Her stories, published from the late 40s until her death in 1965, are fixated on the Gothic and the macabre. Her writing is frequently concerned with not only what is taboo or strange, but also the prying eyes of curious bystanders who can never … Continue reading Shirley and the Taste of Madness
Posy Dixon’s portrait is one of a kind soul, blessed with a talent that seems both refined and spiritual. It’s an honour to spend time with him. Scott Wilson reviews.
Part queer allegory and part folklore with hints of stoner comedy, A DIM VALLEY is hard to define and pin down.
Not only is I AM GRETA reason to care about the climate crisis, but also the need for accountability. Scott Wilson reviews.
Brandon Cronenberg’s POSSESSOR offers a glimpse into a same psychedelic world where human bodies are mannequins and the banality of physical existence is a visceral horror.
Megan Christopher highlights some of the best LGBTQ+ shorts that played the London Film Festival 2020.
The new wave of female-directed horror films has gushed in this year with fury, and ROSE: A LOVE STORY, is no exception to this. Jennifer Sheridan’s debut feature is visually striking and deeply moving; a slow burn consisting of a sinister atmosphere, familiar horror tropes, and the true test of a marriage in the face … Continue reading Rose: A Love Story
WOLFWALKERS, the latest film from Cartoon Saloon, is a stunningly animated family film deeply embedded in a sense of Irish history and Irish identity.
A film for dreamers who believe everything will fall into place, and who have heard their hearts broken because falling into place at the right time takes more than dreaming. Scott Wilson reviews.
SPIDER’s message is not just that history is important to understand our present, but that history is here with us now, living on and sometimes festering, in ugly and disconcerting ways. Matt Hall reviews.