The Descent

The Descent (2005)

The Descent first published by Movie Gazette, 27 June, 2005 In 2002, writer/director Neil Marshall had his feature debut with Dog Soldiers, bringing a group of squaddies on manœuvres into collision with a hungry pack of werewolves in the Scottish Highlands – a gripping, funny and satisfyingly gory shocker which put new hair on the back…

The Descent Part 2

The Descent: Part 2 (2009)

The Descent: Part 2 first published by Sight & Sound, December 2009 Review: Neil Marshall‘s The Descent (2005), at least in its full UK version (curtailed slightly but significantly for US audiences), closed with a cliffhanger. It was not just that its protagonist Sarah Carter (Shauna MacDonald) was last glimpsed clinging for dear life to…

Chamber

White Chamber (2018)

White Chamber first published by SciFiNow Strap: Paul Raschid accommodates war’s horrific paradoxes in a plain white room. “The United Kingdom, Soon”, reads the text that opens White Chamber – and already the film’s ironies and contradictions are setting in. For in this near future, the Kingdom is the opposite of United. Civil war divides the…