Reunion

Reunion (2020)

The setting of an old dark house may help, but true gothic uncanniness comes from overdetermination – where multiple interpretations vie to frame a narrative, catching the reader, or viewer, in irresolvable contradictions. “What just happened?” is both the requisite response to the uncanny, and a question to which there ought to be no single…

Punch

Blood Punch (2014)

Blood Punch first published by VODzilla.co The trapped-in-a-time-loop narrative of Harold Ramis’ existential comedy Groundhog Day (1993) easily and obviously lends itself, in all its infernal dynamics, to more horror-oriented handling. Recently Christopher Landon’s Happy Death Day (2017), its sequel Happy Death Day 2U (2019) and the Netflix series Russian Doll (2019) have popularised this…