All You Need Is Death

All You Need Is Death (2023)

All You Need Is Death seen at the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival 2023 All You Need Is Death opens with a police video in the aftermath of its principal narrative, as an unseen garda interviews a drunken Dublin pub singer (Sean Fitzgerald) about his oblique intersection with recent events. “I heard she was practically eaten,”…

Antrum

Antrum: The Deadliest Film Ever Made (2019)

The allegory of the cave in Plato’s Republic figures the unenlightened as prisoners locked away in a dark subterranean chamber who imagine that the shadows they see artificially projected on the wall before them are reality, while in fact the only reality is in the sunlit world outside and beyond their perception. Unsurprisingly, this philosophical…

Fury

Fury of the Demon (La Rage du Démon) (2016)

Those sensitive to spoilers may not wish to read beyond the first two paragraphs. Originally the expression film maudit (literally ‘cursed film’), coined by Jean Cocteau for a 1949 Biarritz festival devoted to recuperating misunderstood and marginalised movies, was used to designate any film that has been criminally overlooked, if not confined to oblivion. The rarely…