The Spine of Night

The Spine of Night (2021)

Naked but for a helmet made of bone and matching bone necklace that houses a glowing blue flower, a woman treks through wind and snow up a mountain, at whose peak, inside the cave-like mouth of a giant skull, she finds a warrior in metal armour guarding a similar, wilting flower growing from the earth….

Gelatt

Philip Gelatt on the Aesthetics of Frustration

Philip Gelatt, writer/director of They Remain, on the slipperiness of genre, the atmosphere of Kiyoshi Kurosawa and the aesthetics of frustration first published by SciFiNow Born in Wisconsin and resident in Brooklyn, Philip Gelatt is a comic book author and filmmaker who likes to take our expectations of genre and turn them on their head, creating a space in which the viewer can easily…

Remain

They Remain (2018)

They Remain first published by SciFiNow “The world is large and unknowable,” Keith (William Jackson Harper) tells Jessica (Rebecca Henderson). “No one ever really knows anything.” While obsessive Jessica conducts biological and genetic field research in a tented laboratory, hoping to find a “a previously uncharacterised element, genetic, environmental or otherwise – one that might…