Enys Men

Enys Men (2022)

Enys Men first published by VODzilla.co, 8 May 2023 1973 represents a key moment in the annals of British genre cinema. For it is the year that arguably these Isles’ two all-time greatest horror titles – Nicolas Roeg’s Don’t Look Now and Robin Hardy’s The Wicker Man – were released, and even, extraordinarily, double billed….

Death Proof

Death Proof – Director’s Standalone Cut (2007)

Death Proof first published by EyeforFilm, 5 September 2007 Comprising a double-feature of Quentin Tarantino‘s Death Proof and Robert Rodriguez‘s Planet Terror (as well as mock-up trailers during the intermission), Grindhouse was originally conceived as a grittily nostalgic revival of the whole ‘grindhouse’ experience – yet another groovy time-warp to add to the countless Noughties…

X

X (2022)

X first published by Sight and Sound online Ti West‘s X opens with a visual trick to confound the viewer’s sense of time. A corpse-strewn farmhouse is shown in what appears to be outmoded Academy ratio, until the camera’s forward movement reveals that the vertical extremities of this squared image are in fact the sides…

American Hustle (2013)

Review first published by Little White Lies “We don’t do new — we renovate!” So declares Mayor Carmine Polito (Jeremy Renner), a salt-of-the-earth politician in New Jersey 1978, as he shows Sheik Abdullah (Michael Peña) around the Atlantic City building that he hopes to turn into a casino. Carmine’s big dream depends on Abdullah’s investment, but…