We Need To Do Something

We Need To Do Something (2021)

We Need to Do Something had its UK première at Celluloid Screams 2021 “Hell is other people,” wrote Jean-Paul Sartre in No Exit (Huis clos, 1944), his play about a trio of ideologically incompatible people trapped in a room together for eternity. A similar principle underlies Sean King O’Grady’s We Need To Do Something, adapted…

VFW

VFW (2019)

VFW first published by SciFiNow Strap: Joe Begos pits old army vets against young drugged-up punks in this ultraviolent, postmodern, retrofuturist siege actioner. Every night, a group of ageing American ex-army men from the Vietnam – and in one case the Korean – War gathers at dingy VFW Post 2494, run by their fellow soldier…

Vast

The Vast of Night (2019)

The Vast of Night is mediated, and somebody is watching. Framed as a monochrome episode on Paradox Theater, a Twilight Zone-like television show “found only in a frequency caught between logic and myth”, and set in (fictive) Cayuga, New Mexico in the 1950s, Andrew Patterson’s accomplished feature debut follows two young people who work in…