Two Witches

Two Witches (2021)

Director/co-writer/editor/cinematographer/producer Pierre Tsigaridis’ feature debut is not only, as its title baldly states, a tale of two witches, but also of two halves, formally separated into two numbered and headed sections, ‘The Boogeywoman’ and ‘Masha’, plus a prologue and epilogue.  In Chapter I, 27-year-old, six-months-pregnant Sarah Johnson (Belle Adams), already uncertain about her relationship with…

Hellboy

Hellboy (2019)

Hellboy first published by Little White Lies “Why did you bring me back anyway?”, Hellboy (David Harbour) asks his adoptive father Professor Trevor ‘Broom’ Bruttenholm (Ian McShane), who runs the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense. “Don’t tell me it’s ’cause you missed me.”  The truth is, it has always been Hellboy’s destiny to come…

Mamula

Nymph (Mamula) (Killer Mermaid) (2014)

Review first published by Grolsch FilmWorks In making his second feature Nymph (aka Mamula, aka Killer Mermaid), director Milan Todorovic (Zone of the Dead) was granted access to a fortified islet located at the entrance to Montenegro’s Boka Kotorska bay. Built by an Austro-Hungarian general in the middle of the nineteenth century, the fort of Mamula (which…