The Wheel Of Heaven

The Wheel Of Heaven (2023)

At the centre, or is it the outer periphery, of the intricately constructed universe in The Wheel Of Heaven is an ongoing conversation between actress Kali Russell and director Joe Badon. Badon and his co-writer Jason Kruppa have scripted a rape scene involving Russell’s character Purity which Russell would prefer to see written out of…

Confession

Confession (2020)

Daniel C. Nyiri’s Confession opens with the introduction of two separate characters. Dean McCallum (Gavin Lyall) is a good-natured, generous, well-liked man about town, and a literature professor with a drily ironic wit. And depressive 26-year-old Heather Kadar (Jo Kuzelka) is seeing a therapist about her sense of guilt, trauma and confusion over having miraculously…

Volition

Volition (2019)

Volition first published by SciFiNow “They say when you die, your whole life flashes before your eyes,” says James (Adrian Glynn McMorran) in voice-over at the beginning of Volition. “I wish it were that simple.” James is practically announcing that this film, directed by Tony Dean Smith and co-written with his brother Ryan Smith, is…

Laplace's

The Laplace’s Demon (2017)

The Laplace’s Demon first published by SciFiNow The Laplace’s Demon begins in a manner not unlike the Creation of the Universe according to Gnosticism and the Lurianic Kabbalah: with a breaking of the vessels. A group of seven scientists are developing a computer programme to predict precisely how many shards will be created when a drinking…