Channel Zero: Candle Cove Review

Following a mental breakdown, child psychologist Mike Painter (Paul Schneider) returns to his small hometown of Iron Hill for the first time since his youth. Called back by his tragic past, he sets about uncovering the truth behind a spate of child deaths and the disappearance of his twin brother Eddie in the town back in…

Geist

Time for a bit of beautifully dark animation.

Lore: Season One Review

Sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction. So is the mantra of the outstanding non-fiction podcast Lore. A couple of years on from its launch, with 5-million monthly listeners and a deserved iTunes award under its belt comes a spinoff TV show of the same name, direct from Amazon Video. Yes, it’s still regularly…

The Horror of 2017

With critical darlings in Get Out, It Comes at Night and It, returning franchises, in Alien and “The Conjuring Universe”, and audience dividers in Mother! and A Cure for Wellness, 2017 has delivered a smorgasbord of horror thus far. With films come posters, and with posters come floods of fan alternatives.

Guillermo del Toro’s Monsters

“In fairy tales, monsters exist to be a manifestation of something that we need to understand, not only a problem we need to overcome, but also they need to represent, much like angels represent the beautiful, pure, eternal side of the human spirit, monsters need to represent a more tangible, more mortal side of being…

Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Zygote’

In 2017, director of modern science fiction classic District 9 (2009) launched his new film platform, Oats Studios. He’s since been quietly dropping high-concept shorts online, inviting us into the depths of his creative process. Brief snippets of concepts which might one day become feature-length productions.

Blade Runner 2049 Review

Above all else, Blade Runner 2049 is a BEAUTIFUL film. Extraordinarily gorgeous, it’s as pretty as cinema gets.