Alive

Alive (2002)

Alive first published by Film4 Summary: In Ryuhei Kitamura’s dystopian prison sci-fi, it is not just the humans who are trapped inside and looking to get out.  Review: If Ryuhei Kitamura exploded into the world of cult cinema with his low-budget feature debut Versus (2000), a moviegeek’s wet dream of yakuza gunplay, samurai set-pieces and zombie gore,…

FrightFest 2008 Diary Day 3

The Film4 FrightFest 2008 Diary – Day 3

The Film4 FrightFest 2008 Diary – Day 3 first published by Little White Lies, 23 Aug 2008 Includes capsules of: Fear(s) of the Dark, Dance of the Dead, Manhunt, The Chaser, Bubba’s Chili Parlor, The Midnight Meat Train, Tokyo Gore Police Fear(s) of the Dark showcases some of the world’s most talented animators in a pithy, feature-length anthology…

The Midnight Meat Train

The Midnight Meat Train (2008)

The Midnight Meat Train first published by EyeforFilm, 24 Oct, 2008 Every night around the witching hour, in the tunnels deep under LA’s streets, the late train takes an unscheduled detour – and anyone unlucky enough to be riding in its carriages is about to meet Mahogany (Vinnie Jones) – a sharply dressed butcher with…

Aragami

Aragami (2003)

Aragami first published by EyeforFilm One rainy night. A single claustrophobic setting. Two men locked in conflict, one hoping against all odds to win, the other to lose. An array of all the most ancient as well as the most recent weapons from both East and West. A battle that will reach cosmic proportions, and…

Lives

No One Lives (2012)

No One Lives first published by Grolsch FilmWorks “Who am I?” So, in No One Lives, asks the man (a scene-stealing Luke Evans) who is generically designated ‘Driver’ in the closing credits (he is first seen in the film driving a car), but whose actual name we never learn – although we do learn that it is “unusual”….