Six home releases from June 2023

Six home releases from June 2023

Six home releases from June 2023 first published by Little White Lies as entry 177 in my Cinema Psychotronicum column Includes capsule reviews of: The Lighthouse, Red Sun (Rote Sonne), Revenge (Adauchi), Stephen King on Screen, Lady Reporter, Le Mépris (Contempt) The Lighthouse (2018) “I’m probably a figment of your imagination,” observes Thomas Wake (Willem…

Darkness of Man

Darkness of Man (2024)

“If I had to tell myself how I got here, just like every story, it started with a girl.” To the accompaniment of these words in voiceover, James Cullen Bressack’s Darkness of Man begins near its end. For the speaker is Interpol agent Russell Hatch, who lies supine on the ground, bleeding and dying from…

New York Ninja

New York Ninja (1984/2021)

New York Ninja is a time capsule, but then so are all films. Even a newly released title will have been in development typically for years, during which it will have accrued and embedded layers of its own recent history in the making. Look further afield, to films made a decade, or decades, or even…