FrightFest 2008 Diary Day 2

The Film4 FrightFest 2008 Diary – Day 2

The Film4 FrightFest 2008 Diary – Day 2 first published by Little White Lies, 22 Aug 2008 Includes capsules of: TimeCrimes, King of the Hill, Trailer Park of Terror, Mum & Dad, The Strangers, Freakdog, Bad Biology An SF brainteaser with a noirish morality at its heart, Nacho Vigalondo‘s  TimeCrimes sees its errant protagonist accidentally sent back several…

Vigalondo

Nacho Vigalondo on Timecrimes and playing the voyeur

Nacho Vigalondo interview first published by Little White Lies So intricately constructed and joyously executed was Spanish director Nacho Vigalondo’s first film, a black-and-white tragic musical romance entitled 7:35 In The Morning, that it earned itself an Academy nomination for Best Short in 2005, only to be criminally robbed of the Oscar on the night. Now, with…

Timecrimes

Timecrimes (Los Cronocrímenes) (2007)

Timecrimes (Los Cronocrímenes) first published by Film4 Synopsis: Writer/director/actor Nacho Vigalondo‘s multi-award-winning feature debut is a twisty time-traveling thriller with a noirish morality at its core.  Review:  While a car is in motion, its boot swings open, leaving behind a scattered wake of shopping bags – and so the driver gets out and heads back to clean up…

The ABCs of Death

The ABCs of Death (2012)

The ABCs of Death first published in Sight & Sound, May 2013 Synopsis: An anthology  of 26 short films, each named for a different letter of the alphabet, each directed by different genre filmmakers, and each focused upon death. Review: “I’m sorry, it was going to be better – but we didn’t have time.” The…