The Blue Rose

The Blue Rose (2023)

The Blue Rose had its European première on Sun 27th Aug at FrightFest A woman (Jordyn Denning) in a black lace basque and a blue neck ruff steps onto a small yellow-lit stage, and kneels on the floor at its centre. With a bright blue painting behind her depicting a blue flower and a blue…

Vast

The Vast of Night (2019)

The Vast of Night is mediated, and somebody is watching. Framed as a monochrome episode on Paradox Theater, a Twilight Zone-like television show “found only in a frequency caught between logic and myth”, and set in (fictive) Cayuga, New Mexico in the 1950s, Andrew Patterson’s accomplished feature debut follows two young people who work in…

Final

Final Girl (2015)

Final Girl first published by TheHorrorShow It was Carol J. Clover who first coined the term ‘final girl’ in her influential book Men, Women and Chainsaws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film (1992). The phrase is used to refer to the young woman who, through resourcefulness and moral purity, alone emerges triumphant – or at least alive – from someone…