Brotherhood of the Wolf

Brotherhood of the Wolf (Le pacte des loups) (2001)

Brotherhood of the Wolf (Le pacte des loups) first published by Little White Lies, as entry 175 in my Cinema Psychotronicum column Christophe Gans’ Brotherhood of the Wolf (Le pacte des loups) is a fantasy adventure set in a history within a history. The framing narrative that bookends its actions (and occasionally interrupts them with…

The Deep Dark

The Deep Dark (Gueules noires) (2023)

The Deep Dark (Gueules noires) has its UK première at the Glasgow FrightFest 2024. In 1856, in the prologue to Mathieu Turi’s The Deep Dark, a group of miners in Northern France breaks a hole through a tunnel wall, and discovers a big-clawed troglodyte before a gas explosion traps them down there.  Exactly a century later,…