Trinket Box

Trinket Box (2023)

Patrycja Kepa and Acoryé White’s debut feature opens with two prologues, one short, one long – and both connected by the old trinket box of the title. In the first, a figure in white gloves and baseball cap thoroughly cleans out a house (decorated with photographs of a mixed-race couple) and carefully restores a discarded…

Avatar The Way of Water

Avatar: The Way of Water (2022)

Avatar: The Way of Water first published by SciFiNow Thirteen years is a long time. In 2009, James Cameron’s off-Earth sci-fi epic Avatar was busting blocks all over the globe, had everyone briefly imagining that 3D was the next new (old) thing, and built the all-encompassing lunar world of Pandora out of materials from Soldier…

The Creeping

The Creeping (2022)

The Creeping had its European première at FrightFest 2022 Jamie Hooper’s feature debut The Creeping opens in the Sixties, with young Anna (Taliyah Blair) being told – at her own request – a ‘scary story’ for bedtime by her loving father Harry (Jonathan Nyati). Much as the story concerns a creaking, creeping, heavy-breathing tickle monster…