Do Not Watch

Do Not Watch (2023)

One of the paradoxes of the horror genre is that it attracts – and keeps – the attention of its willing audience with things that they might, in any other context outside of film viewing, find unpleasant, alarming and repellent. The very title of Do Not Watch captures this contradiction: for what should serve as…

Cleansing

The Cleansing Hour (2019)

The Cleansing Hour first published by SciFiNow Cleansing Hour is a live-streaming webcast in which exorcisms are performed on frothing, bleeding clients by ‘hot priest’ Father Max (Ryan Guzman), who uses the show to spread his name and flog kitsch merchandise. Though certainly Catholic, the self-loving, womanising Max is no real priest, and the show’s…