Review: Terry Kendall and Orange Green

2011 Short Film written and direct by Meg Skaff, whose follow up short Linda LeThorn & the Musicbox is reviewed here. Young Terry Kendall’s (Brit-Charde Sellers) life is thrown out of whack when she discovers that she’s being followed by the creepy, Orange Green (Timothy J. Cox). Continue reading “Review: Terry Kendall and Orange Green”

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Review: Kinnari

Written, directed and edited by Christopher Di Nunzio; looking for an escape from life, a man rediscovers a beauty that holds the key to his enlightenment. Starring: David Graziano and Jamie Joshi. You can find a review of Di Nunzio’s 2016 feature film, Delusion here. Continue reading “Review: Kinnari”

Review: I Kill Giants

In this current batch of releases, it’s not hard for a film about a young girl with a wild imagination to get lost among the weeds but stick with it and you might find something worthwhile. Written by Joe Kelly and J. M. Ken Niimura, based on their graphic novel of the same name and directed by Oscar-winner Anders Walter, who won for his 2013 short film Helium. The young girl in question being Barbara Thorson (Madison Wolfe) who we follow for a short while as she struggles with daily life, using a fantasy life of magic and monsters to escape. Also starring: Zoe Saldana, Imogen Poots, Sydney Wade, Jennifer Ehle and a very brief appearance of Noel Clarke.
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Review: The Shape of Water

A month from today, the UK will be hit with the film that’s taking the awards world by storm, The Shape of Water, so the important question is: will it be worth the hype when you finally get to see it on the big screen? Read on and find the answer…

Written and directed by Guillermo del Toro, the infamous man behind cult favourites Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth and Pacific Rim, as well as the utterly underappreciated, creatively creepy Crimson Peak. Starring Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and Doug Jones; at a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.  Continue reading “Review: The Shape of Water”

Review: Vesper

Written by, directed by and starring Keyvan Sheikhalishahi, Marge Ofenbey (Agnès Godey) shuts herself away from all in a house to flee her sinister and manipulative husband, Walter (Götz Otto). She asks her nephew Christian for help. But, Christian will soon discover the secrets hidden by Marge and Walter. What are Walter’s true intentions? Why is Marge haunted by stars? Continue reading “Review: Vesper”

Review: The Cat and the Canary (1978)

In a remake of the 1927 original, itself remade in 1939, a group of heirs get together in a decaying mansion to listen to a 20-year old will and learn who will inherit the family fortune. The occasion is interrupted when they also learn that a homicidal maniac is on the loose. Starring: Honor Blackman, Michael Callan, Edward Fox, Wendy Hiller, Olivia Hussey, Carol Lynley, Daniel Massey, Wilfrid Hyde-White and Peter McEnery. Continue reading “Review: The Cat and the Canary (1978)”