Thorns

Thorns (2023)

Thorns had its world première on Sat 26th Aug at FrightFest As a probe satellite floats over a planet darkened by eclipse, the Iron Mountain Observatory back on Earth picks up its signal, leading resident astronomer Dr Malik (Bo Shumaker) to host – or to believe that he is hosting – a dreadful parasite, which…

Below

The Dark Below (2015)

Films that confine their actions to deeply constrained locations are always exploiting the claustrophobic nature of the theatrical space itself. Whether they are caught in a submersible (Pressure, 2015; The Chamber, 2016), a lift (Abwärts, 1984; Blackout, 2008; Devil, 2010; Elevator, 2011), a sauna (247℉, 2011), a phone booth (Phone Booth, 2002), on a funicular…