Punk Samurai

Punk Samurai (Pankiu-zamurai, kirarete sôrô) (2018)

Punk Samurai (Pankiu-zamurai, kirarete sôrô) first published by Little White Lies, as entry 172 in my Cinema Psychotronicum column Punks are that bit of rough on the edges of clean society – the disruptors and agitators who, like the ancient Cynics, flout rules, defy convention and wave their arses  in the face of respectability. Perhaps their…

Rec Apocalypse

[Rec] Apocalypse (aka Rec 4) (2014)

[Rec] Apocalypse first published by FilmLand Empire Let’s rewind. In the mid Noughties, when both the zombie and the shakicam subgenres of horror had not quite reached their peak, a duo of Spanish directors – Paco Plaza and Jaume Balagueró – innovatively combined the two, threw in a bit of possession lore at the end, and…