Incredible But True

Incredible But True (Incroyable mais vrai) (2022)

Incredible But True (Incroyable mais vrai) first published by SciFiNow In the opening sequence to Quentin Dupieux’s Rubber (2010), a police officer inexplicably steps out of the boot of a car in the desert and addresses both the camera and an intradiegetic audience about what he calls “the ‘no reason’” in films, “that most powerful…

Deerskin

Deerskin (Le Daim) (2019)

Deerskin (Le Daim) first published by Movies on Weekends “The real subject of the film is the jacket. Or rather, your jacket. Or rather, the fact that we all hide behind a shell to protect us from the outside world.” Bar waitress and amateur film editor Denise (Adèle Haenel) addresses these words to Georges (Jean…

Butt

Butt Boy (2019)

Butt Boy first published by SciFiNow As tech company manager Rick Sanders (Austin Lewis) leads his staff in a peppy motivational session at the beginning of Butt Boy, the camera circles to one man who stands out from his co-workers, a craggy island of disconsolate ennui floating in a sea of happy-clappy mirth. Played by…

Tomorrow

Escape From Tomorrow (2013)

Escape From Tomorrow first published by VODzilla.co Randy Moore’s feature debut opens with a textual disclaimer insisting that it is a work of fiction, and denying any involvement in its production from either the Disney Company, the Siemens Corporation, or any of their affiliates. This might seem a strange way to begin a monochrome film…

Days

2 Days In New York (2011)

2 Days In New York first published by Film4 Summary: Julie Delpy’s sequel to 2 Days In Paris is a witty, irreverently coarse cross-cultural comedy about divorce, ageing and endings.  Review: “Maybe this is a little too much,” declares Mingus (Chris Rock) to live-in girlfriend Marion (Julie Delpy) near the beginning of 2 Day In New…

Creep

Creep 2 (2017)

Creep 2 first published by SciFiNow “I am what is commonly known as a serial killer. I don’t love that nomenclature. I sort of consider myself a murderer, but my numbers are such that I’m classified as a serial killer… I’ve killed 39 people.” So says Aaron (Mark Duplass) within minutes of meeting Sara (Desiree Akhavan),…