The Weird Kidz

The Weird Kidz (2022)

The Weird Kidz had its world première at the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival In the centre of Black Bird – established only a decade ago in 1975 and, according to its sign, “A real nice place to raise your kids up” – are three 12-year-old friends who embody the community’s first generation of children. They…

Ghosts of the Ozarks

Ghosts of the Ozarks (2021)

Ghosts of the Ozarks has its international première at Grimmfest Easter Edition 2022 In 1866, America was a scarred country which, having just emerged from the violent divisions of Civil War, was in need of healing. As a young physician who had served the Union as a field surgeon, African-American James McCune (Thomas Hobson) might…

Shift

12 Hour Shift (2020)

12 Hour Shift first published by VODzilla.co As its title suggests, 12 Hour Shift follows its protagonist through a single average working night. Except that Mandy (Angela Bettis, May), looking in the film’s opening scene as though she has already been through her shift before it even starts, is an exhausted, put-upon, ‘grumpy-assed’, drug-addicted health…

May

May (2002)

May first published by VODzilla.co “What’s wrong with my eye, mama?”, asks young May (Chandler Riley Hecht) in the opening line of the film that shares her name. “Doctor says it’s lazy eye,” replies her mother (Merle Kennedy), “but we’re going to make you look perfect.” Any quest for perfection is both quixotic, and filled with…

Woman

The Woman (2011)

The Woman first published by Little White Lies Stick around after the closing credits of Lucky McKee’s The Woman, and you will be treated to a beautifully animated sequence in which Darlin’ Cleek (the film’s youngest character) sails alone, like Max in Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are, to an island whose monstrous inhabitant inspires…