You Are Not Alone

You Are Not Alone (2014)

You Are Not Alone first published by Little White Lies, as the third part of my Cinema Psychotronicum column Apart from the punishment of co-ed youth, the killing by numbers and the odd flash of tit, what unifies most films in the slasher genre is the POV shot – handheld ‘subjective’ camerawork, often accompanied by the…

Maniac

Maniac (2012)

Maniac first published in Sight & Sound, April 2013 Review: “You are totally not what I imagined,” says Lucie (Megan Duffy), the young date whom Frank has picked up on a website called ‘Cupid’s Rejects’. She had been expecting somebody “fat, with long dark hair and greasy skin full of acne” – in other words, somebody just…