Scream VI

Scream VI (2023)

Scream VI first published by Little White Lies, 8 March 2023 Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett’s Scream VI opens with a phone call. This is like every Scream film – a franchise that started as a knowing postmodern take on the tropes of the slasher movie in general and the Halloween films in particular, but…

Guns Akimbo

Guns Akimbo (2019)

Guns Akimbo first published by SciFiNow Illegal online game Skism pits armed players in live-action death matches, with the whole city their arena. After casually flaming its users, hapless geek Miles (Daniel Radcliffe) is visited by game runners who nail guns to his hands, and force him into a deadly contest with reigning champion Nix…

Ready

Ready Or Not (2019)

Ready Or Not first published by Sight & Sound, October 2019 Review: As founding members of filmmaking collective Radio Silence, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett have previously helmed the segment 10/31/98 from V/H/S (2012), the frame story from Southbound (2016) and all of Devil’s Due (2014). Their latest, Ready Or Not, is a darkly funny…

Mayhem

Mayhem (2017)

Mayhem first published by SciFiNow Derek Cho (Steven Yeun) is having a bad day. Essentially a good guy, if driven by ambition, he has been steadily climbing the corporate ladder as a loophole expert at Towers and Smythe Consulting, while slowly losing his soul. This morning, for example, when Melanie Cross (Samara Weaving) meets him begging…