Hollow

Hollow Man (2000) and Hollow Man II (2006)

Hollow Man (2000) and Hollow Man II (2006) first published by Little White Lies as the 85th entry in my Cinema Psychotronicum column “No man would keep his hands off what was not his own when he could safely take what he liked out of the market, or go into houses and lie with any…

Darkness

The Darkness (2016)

First published in Sight & Sound, July 2016 Review: “1, 2, 3. 1, 2, 3.” Michael Taylor (David Mazouz) likes to count. Fearless, not always communicative, and blessed (or cursed) with an ill-defined ability to ‘see different’, this autistic boy, with his unusual, often demanding behaviours, dominates and occasionally disrupts the workings of the Taylor…

Super

Super (2010)

Super first published by Little White Lies “You’ve gotta forget about that bitch, she’s a fuckin’ whore,” Frank (Rainn Wilson) is consoled after his wife Sarah (Liv Tyler), a recovering addict, leaves him for jovial drug dealer Jacques (Kevin Bacon). Frank, however, cannot forget – after all, the day of his marriage to Sarah was one…