Viy

Viy (1967)

Viy first published by Little White Lies, as entry 123 in my Cinema Psychotronicum column The Russian author Nikolai Gogol published his novella Viy as part of a collection of short stories called Mirgorod which first came to print in 1835. It was a bawdy tale of the supernatural, with horny witches, errant holy men…

Thirst

Thirst (2009)

Thirst review first published by Film4 Synopsis: Park Chan-wook (Oldboy) directs, produces and co-writes this melodramatic horror oddity. Review: The heart of Thirst may be a vampire film but its soul is a morality play, while its flesh is a sensuous playground of desire. Like his previous film I’m A Cyborg, But That’s OK (2006), Park Chan-Wook’s film…