FrightFest 2008 Diary Day 5

The Film4 FrightFest 2008 Diary – Day 5

The Film4 FrightFest 2008 Diary – Day 5 first published by Little White Lies, 25 Aug 2008 Includes capsules of: The Dead Outside, The Disappeared, Mirrors, Death Race Made for what first-time Scottish director Kerry Anne Mullaney describes as “lower than microbudget”, The Dead Outside turns this lack of resources into something of a virtue, offering a…

Revolver

Revolver (2005)

Revolver first published by EyeforFilm, 19 May 2006 strap: Guy Ritchie’s Revolver resets the board of the gangster flick as both existential chess game and psychological/philosophical conundrum Like the main characters of his most recent film Revolver, it seems that Guy Ritchie is destined to be his own worst enemy. He exploded onto the scene…

Meg

The Meg (2018)

The Meg first published by Sight & Sound, October 2018 Review: Like the prehistoric shark(s) at its centre, The Meg has lain dormant for a long time. Steve Alten‘s 1997 book Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror was optioned for cinematic adaptation in the year it was written, but has since languished in development hell. Finally,…