Hooptober 8.0 – Shin Godzilla (2016)

Being Film #19 for Hooptober 2021 We're so busy with the spectacle of shared universes and CG indistinguishable from reality that we forget the lessons of our monsters. Japan hasn't, and Shin Godzilla is a reminder of the power the most famous kaiju in the world has in holding a mirror to the nightmares of... Continue Reading →

Hooptober 8.0 – Caveat (2020)

Being Film #10 for Hooptober 2021 Horror proves time and again to be a great testing ground for talent. The debut from writer/director/editor Damien Mc Carthy, Caveat is a tense and frightening low-budget film that may feel a little like a short film concept stretched to feature length, but there is more than enough meat... Continue Reading →

Hooptober 8.0 – Kandisha (2020)

Being Film #5 for Hooptober 2021 It feels like after the success of Inside, the debut and arguable pinnacle of the French New Wave of Horror (though I prefer Martyrs) the writing/directing team of Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo have struggled to find another story where their particular sensibilities really pay off. Their latest, Kandisha,... Continue Reading →

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