Sick of Myself

Sick of Myself (Syk pike) (2022)

“Narcissists are the ones who make it,” complains Signe (Kristine Kujath Thorp, Ninjababy, 2021) at a party near the beginning of Sick of Myself (Syk Pike), unable to recognise – as all her friends do – that, despite not making it, she is herself a narcissist. She lives with artist du jour Thomas (Erik Sæther),…

Mirror

Mirror Mirror (1990)

Mirror Mirror first published by VODzilla.co “I want everything back to the way it was!” shouts teenager Nikki Chandler (Krisin Dattilo) near the end of Marina Sargenti’s Mirror Mirror. It is a typical adolescent cry, as a young person, confronted with her own changing self and resistant to the new responsibilities of adulthood, just wants…

The Last Exorcism Part II (2013)

My review for Film4. Synopsis: Abandoning the original‘s found footage format and postmodern pranks, Ed Glass-Donnelly’s possession sequel reverts to subgenre norms – with a couple of twists. Review: Like horror’s answer to F For Fake, Daniel Stamm’s original The Last Exorcism (2010) exposed all the manipulative tricks of the exorcist’s – and the exorcism…