Revolver

Revolver (2005)

Revolver first published by EyeforFilm, 19 May 2006 strap: Guy Ritchie’s Revolver resets the board of the gangster flick as both existential chess game and psychological/philosophical conundrum Like the main characters of his most recent film Revolver, it seems that Guy Ritchie is destined to be his own worst enemy. He exploded onto the scene…

String

The Black String (2018)

“Say it,” insists Dena (Chelsea Edmundson) in Brian Hanson’s feature debut The Black String. “Say, ‘I want this to happen.’” As she utters these words, Dena is straddling Jonathan (Frankie Muniz) on his sofa, and starting to undress, yet Jonathan seems conflicted. On the one hand, he initiated contact with Dena through one of those…

Prodigy

Prodigy (2017)

Prodigy first published by SciFiNow “Children like games.” The term ‘prodigy’ is often used of young children who can beat even skilled adults at chess. Accordingly in Alex Haughey and Brian Vidal’s feature debut of the same name, chess has a prominent part, although the gamesmanship involved is used not to confer dominance, but to expose…

Radius

Radius (2017)

Radius first published by SciFiNow Partners in both marriage and filmmaking, Caroline Labrèche and Steeve Léonard (Sans dessein, 2009) have co-written and co-directed a work about a strange kind of tie that binds, as two (maybe) strangers, both suffering amnesia after a car accident and unable to remember who they are and how they came to…