Demonlover

Demonlover (2002)

Demonlover first published by Little White Lies, as the 81st entry in my Cinema Psychotronicum column In the cutthroat world of business, Diane de Monx (Connie Nielsen) is in control. We see her, in the opening scene of Olivier Assayas’ Demonlover,  seated in first class on a plane besides Henri-Pierre Volf (Jean-Baptiste Malartre), the CEO…

Cypher (2002)

First published by Movie Gazette Director Vincenzo Natali has followed his claustrophobic debut Cube with Cypher, another tale of labyrinthine entrapment set in the not so distant future. Only this time, the much bigger budget has allowed Natali to broaden his ambitions, and the result is an impressively expansive vision of dystopia. When Digicorp signs…