On Fire

On Fire (2023)

On Fire begins with an aerial tracking shot, following a brown leaf as it flutters through the air, swept by a wind over a vast forest, before finally drifting down to the dry floor below. This is not unlike the opening shot from Gil Kenan’s animated feature Monster House (2006), where the fall of an…

Curse of Chucky

Curse of Chucky (2013)

Curse of Chucky first published by Grolsch FilmWorks A mysterious package is delivered to a big old house that contains its own mysteries. Within live an overmedicated, overprotective mother (Chantal Quesnelle) and her wheelchair-bound adult daughter Nica (Fiona Dourif), and you can just tell – whether from the overcharged way in which both women respond…

Curse of Chucky

Cult of Chucky (2017)

Cult of Chucky first published by SciFiNow When he came up with the story for Tom Holland’s Child’s Play way back in 1988, Don Mancini was in fact laying the groundwork for a decades-spanning series of films featuring Chucky, the iconic Good Guy doll possessed by the spirit of serial killer Charles Lee Ray. This…

Enclosure

Enclosure (aka Arbor Demon) (2016)

After a prologue in which a heavily pregnant woman is pursued by something in the woods, Enclosure [now retitled Arbor Demon] introduces us to photographer Dana (Fiona Durif) and musician Charles (Kevin Ryan) in the well-appointed suburban home that they have made together. They are very much in love – yet there are tensions in the relationship…