The Descent Part 2

The Descent: Part 2 (2009)

The Descent: Part 2 first published by Sight & Sound, December 2009 Review: Neil Marshall‘s The Descent (2005), at least in its full UK version (curtailed slightly but significantly for US audiences), closed with a cliffhanger. It was not just that its protagonist Sarah Carter (Shauna MacDonald) was last glimpsed clinging for dear life to…

Prisoners of the Ghostland

Prisoners of the Ghostland (2021)

Prisoners of the Ghostland first published by VODzilla.co Prisoners of the Ghostland, the first English-language film from prolific genre anarchist Sion Sono (Love Exposure, Cold Fish, Tag), begins with balls. More precisely, with a slow zoom into a coin-operated machine full of brightly coloured gum balls, and a smiling Japanese boy in front of it,…

Les Maîtres du Temps

Les Maîtres du Temps (Time Masters) (1982)

Les Maîtres du Temps (Time Masters) first published by Film4 Summary: René Laloux and Jean ‘Moebius’ Giraud animate this episodic SF rescue story for children.  Review: “To get to Perdide, we’ll have to land on Devil’s Ball, and then go to Gamma 10. We’ll have to wait for the passage of the Blue Comet. By keeping within…