Nightworld

Nightworld (2017)

Nightworld first published by SciFiNow Director Patricio Valladares is no stranger to FrightFest. His Hidden in the Woods (2012) – which he shot in his native Chile and then remade two years later in English – outraged some and delighted others with its shock tactics and constant lapses of taste, in a festival which many…

Nightmare

Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994)

Little White Lies #56 (Nov/Dec 2014) was presented as though it had been written and published exactly two decades earlier. Here (in slightly lengthened form) is my contribution to that issue. Before the new, the old. It’s not always appropriate to include a history lesson in a contemporary review, but Wes Craven’s New Nightmare comes…

The Last Showing (2014)

Review first published by Grolsch FilmWorks “I’m the projectionist here, you see. Well, was. Now they’ve got me shovelling popcorn till I’m able to retire. I’m just a relic of a bygone era. I saw what your boyfriend did to you.” That’s Stuart Lloyd speaking – a painstaking technician and cinephile becoming obsolete in the…