Consecration (2023)

Consecration has its international première at the Glasgow FrightFest 2023. Consecration opens with two nuns. The first is not real, but a bobblehead-ed plastic figurine on a car’s dashboard, crassly and kitschily exposing the commodifiable nature of the church’s icons as they intersect with the everyday life of the profane out in the real world….


Agnes (2021)

It is no spoiler to say that Agnes ends with two people at a diner quietly and earnestly engaged in an intense theological discussion. In fact, one might even suggest that this latest feature from Mickey Reece, which he co-wrote with John Selvidge, is one long extended religious discourse – albeit not always so quiet…


St Agatha (2018)

St Agatha first published by SciFiNow With Aislinn Clarke’s The Devil’s Doorway, Paul Hyett’s Heretiks and Corin Hardy’s The Nun all enjoying their premières in rapid succession, 2018 would appear to be the year that sees nunsploitation returning with a vengeance. Not that St Agatha, the latest from genre director Darren Lynn Bousman (Abattoir, 2016; Repo!…

Beyond the Hills

Beyond The Hills (După dealuri) (2012)

Beyond The Hills (După dealuri) first published by Little White Lies Lesbian nuns! Exorcism! A ‘two-way anus’! Knowing in advance that these motifs form part of the texture in Cristian Mungiu’s latest feature might lead the unsuspecting viewer to imagine that the director of 4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days (2007) has decided to redirect the Romanian New Wave towards pure exploitation,…