Gifts

The Girl With All The Gifts (2016)

First published by Little White Lies In a bed, in a concrete room, a short-haired girl counts aloud, at a carefully measured pace. At 44 precisely, the lights outside come on, and she half-straps herself into a modified wheelchair. She greets cheerily by name the two soldiers, armed, alert and aggressive, who open the door…

Outcast

Outcast (2010)

Review first appeared in Sight & Sound, January 2011 Review: While the haunted house has long been a staple of horror, more recently a socially conscious variant has emerged in British genre cinema – the haunted housing estate. In films like Geneviève Jolliffe’ Urban Ghost Story (1998), Johnny Kevorkian’s The Disappeared (2008) and Philip Ridley’s…