Bitch Ass

Bitch Ass (2022)

Bitch Ass had its world première at SXSW 2022 Bill Posley’s Bitch Ass opens in Academy ratio, with the title Hood Horror Movie Nights written in a cheap-looking font, and with the show’s host tapping out minor-key notes on a piano surrounded by cobwebs and dusty VHS cassettes. Turning to camera, he says: “I’m sure…

Ready

Ready Or Not (2019)

Ready Or Not first published by Sight & Sound, October 2019 Review: As founding members of filmmaking collective Radio Silence, Matt Bettinelli-Olpen and Tyler Gillett have previously helmed the segment 10/31/98 from V/H/S (2012), the frame story from Southbound (2016) and all of Devil’s Due (2014). Their latest, Ready Or Not, is a darkly funny…

Braid

Braid (2018)

Arrow Video FrightFest 2018: Braid (2018) Braid opens with a tracking shot past an open-doored car on the grass to three women – Petula (Imogen Waterhouse), Tilda (Sarah Hay) and Daphne (Madeline Brewer) – digging a hole, and unceremoniously pushing in what appear to be body bags. It is a scene that lends Braid the tension…