Whispering

The Whispering Star (Hiso hiso boshi) (2015)

The Whispering Star first published by SciFiNow A title reads ‘Saturday’, and we see a tap on a kitchen sink dripping. ‘Sunday’, reads a new caption, and the tap is still dripping. From early on, it is clear that Sion Sono’s The Whispering Star (Hiso hiso boshi, 2015) is going to be concerned with time. As…

Deaf

Dawn of the Deaf (2016)

You know where Dawn of the Deaf is going, both from its title (even if, within the film, that does not strictly appear on screen until the end), and from opening text which promises that we are in London “one hour before the pulse”. From the outset this short film is clearly headed towards a Romero-style zombie outbreak,…