Cyst

Cyst (2020)

Patricia (Eva Habermann) is a nurse spending her last day working at a clinic. Capable and assured, she could do anything – but for now, she is still stuck assisting her boss Dr Guy (George Hardy), an older, altogether less competent practitioner whose very name plainly genders his many flaws. Played as a southern-fried blend…

Storonniy

Stranger (Storonniy) (2019)

Stranger (Storonniy) opens with two discrete sets of text (and closes with a third). The first is a quote (“…I know always that I am an outsider; a stranger in this century and among those who are still men…”) from that celebrated author of ‘weird fiction’ and cosmic horror, H.P. Lovecraft. The second offers bare statistics…

Antiviral

Antiviral (2012)

Anitiviral first published by Sight & Sound Review: “She’s perfect somehow,” says Syd March (Caleb Landry Jones), selling a dream to his rapt customer – and like the best salesmen, Syd believes his own pitch, even if that modifier “somehow” allows for certain flaws. With his designer suit and scarf, his slicked back hair and his…