Wolves

Big Bad Wolves (2013)

  In World War Z a zombie apocalypse was required to motor a globe-trotting trip from South Korea to Israel, whereas all it takes for Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado’s Big Bad Wolves to make the same journey is the filmmakers’ genre savviness and a wily renationalisation of ideas. For much as Keshales and Papushado’s…

Rabies

Rabies (Kalevet) (2010)

Rabies (Kalevet) first published as part of my FrightFest 2011 coverage for Little White Lies. “What kind of psychopath builds a trap you can’t open?” asks Ofer (Henry David) at the beginning of Rabies, after Tali (Liat Harley) has stumbled into a lockless chamber dug into the earth. There are woods, young lovers a-camping, nocturnal darkness, and…