Hell Night

Hell Night (1981)

Hell Night first published by Little White Lies, as the 132nd entry in my Cinema Psychotronicum column Tom DeSimone’s Hell Night opens with a shrill scream – a good hint at horror to come, even if, in context, it immediately resolves itself into the joyful squealing of revellers at a frat party. The ambiguity of…

Butchers

Butchers (2020)

The two Watson brothers, Owen (Simon Phillips) and Oswald (Michael Swatton), are out burying their recently deceased mother in the snowy ground, when they spot a car breaking down on the nearby road – and opportunity as well. Shortly afterwards the car’s driver Steven is dead, and his girlfriend Celeste is suspended by chains in…