The Moor

The Moor (2023)

The Moor had its world première on Sat 26th Aug at FrightFest in the First Blood strand The Moor begins in Yorkshire, 1996, with an act of transgression and a loss of innocence. Young Claire (Billie Suggett) convinces her even younger – and reluctant – friend Danny (Dexter Sol Ansell) to distract the corner store’s…

Hierro

Hierro (2009)

Hierro first published by Film4 Summary: In Gabe Ibáñez’s thrilling feature debut, a desperate mother (or two) findx the real, the psychological and the supernatural all washing up at the edge of the world. Review: Lying in the Atlantic off the coast of Africa and used for many centuries to mark the prime meridian on maps, El…

On The 3rd Day

On The 3rd Day (Al Tercer Día) (2021)

On The 3rd Day (Al Tercer Día) at Grimmfest 2021 (note that this film was based on the English dubbed version; a subtitled version of the film is also available) Daniel de la Vega‘s previous White Coffin (Ataúd Blanco: El Juego Diabólico, 2016) began with a mother in a car with her young daughter, fleeing…

Tvar

Stray (Evil Boy) (Tvar) (2019)

“The living dead exist, it’s true,” says a little girl at an orphanage near the beginning of writer/director Olga Gorodetskaya’s feature debut Stray (aka Evil Boy, aka Tvar). “I saw them alright.”  “Who was it? A boy or a girl?” asks her sceptical playmate, as a car pulls up. Inside the car is Dr Igor…

Loveless

Loveless (Nelyubov) (2017)

Loveless first published by VODzilla.co Loveless (Nelyubov) is a film of empty spaces and aching absences. It opens with various shots of a wintry riverside, all snow, still waters and dead trees – the audible chirping of birds being the only signs of life. We might as well be witnessing an apocalyptic or post-apocalyptic scene, but…