FrightFest 2008 Diary Day 4

The Film4 FrightFest 2008 Diary – Day 4 

The Film4 FrightFest 2008 Diary – Day 4 first published by Little White Lies, 24 Aug 2008 Includes capsules of: From Within, Let The Right One In, The Brøken, Autopsy, Martyrs, Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer Fundamentalism versus paganism, faith versus guilt, outer respectability versus inner darkness. Yep, all manner of spooky confrontations are engineered through the device of…

Ghostland

Incident In A Ghostland (2018)

Incident In A Ghostland first published by VODzilla.co Lots of horror films open with portentous quotes from the writings of H. P. Lovecraft. Incident In A Ghostland appears, initially to embrace that same cliché, only to confound it. For it begins with a photographic image of the famous horror author, as well as his full…

Martyrs

Martyrs (2008)

Martyrs first published by Film4 Synopsis: Pascal Laugier’s controversial second feature is an ultraviolent revenge thriller with a brutally transcendent twist that makes uneasy witnesses of us all. Review: Following on from its controversial reception at Cannes, there were rumours circulating that Martyrs caused one or two members of the normally hardened audience attending the Film4 FrightFest in 2008 to…