Shock

Shock (1977)

Shock first published by Little White Lies, as entry 146 in my Cinema Psychotronicum column Shock opens with handheld footage of a house that has clearly been long uninhabited, even as removalists arrive with a family’s crates of belongings. This previously empty house is about to become a home again, at least temporarily, for Dora…

Demons

Demons 2 (Dèmoni 2… l’incubo ritorna) (1986)

Demons 2 (Dèmoni 2… l’incubo ritorna) first published by VODzilla.co One year after he made Demons (1985), director Lamberto Bava returned to his reflexive formula, where film itself becomes the medium of a diabolical uprising. Demons 2 (Dèmoni 2… l’incubo ritorna) is, improbably, a true sequel (as well as a rehash), set after the complete…

Dèmoni

Demons (Dèmoni) (1985)

Demons first published by VODzilla.co Demons (Dèmoni) is set in Berlin, in the Deep Eighties (you can tell by Claudio Simonetti’s synth pop). Music student Cheryl (Natasha Hovey) is on the S-Bahn, clutching her score for Béla Bartók’s Mikrokosmos, when the lights dip in a tunnel, and she glimpses the reflection of a man with…