Heartless

Heartless (2009)

Heartless first published by Film4 Summary: Philip Ridley’s third feature is a horror-inflected mind-melt set on the mean streets of East London.  Review: Anyone who has seen Michelangelo Antonioni’s Blow Up (1966), the Pang Brothers’ Ab-Normal Beauty (2004) or Ryuhei Kitamura’s Clive Barker adaptation The Midnight Meat Train (2008) will know that films with photographers for protagonists…

Awakening

The Awakening (2011)

The Awakening first published by Little White Lies “This is a time for ghosts,” states the text that opens Nick Murphy’s The Awakening. The time is 1921, shortly after war and influenza had killed many millions, and left survivors haunted. Yet the text is a citation (complete with authenticating bibliographical reference) from the book Seeing Through Ghosts…