Film & TV

the driller killer: review

Posted by on November 2, 2017 in , ,

Like Martin Scorsese, Abel Ferrara was raised a Catholic in New York. Like Scorsese, Ferrara’s early films explore a seedy milieu of afterhours New York – a nerve-jangling noctural hustle full of misfits and obsessives. Of the films made in the E ...Read More

tales of terror: review

Posted by on October 31, 2017 in , ,

Edgar Allan Poe had an exceptionally good 1960s. Thanks largely due to the patronage of b-movie filmmaker Roger Corman, eight Poe adaptations were committed to celluloid – starring, inevitably, the grand master of gothic cinema, Vincent Price. Corm ...Read More

dressed to kill: review

Posted by on October 31, 2017 in , ,

Brian De Palma had been making films since the late Sixties although arguably it wasn’t until 1973 that he found his creative ‘voice’. This was with Sisters, a psychological horror film about separated Siamese twins – one of whom is a suspect ...Read More

LFF 2017: The Killing Of A Sacred Deer

Posted by on October 18, 2017 in , ,

The Killing Of A Sacred Deer will remain in your psyche long after the credits have stopped rolling. It is a genre defying film with a sharp, black-comedy script at its heart. Steven (Colin Farrell) is a successful heart surgeon, he's married to ...Read More