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…