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Home Sweet Home: Where Evil Lives (2023)

Home Sweet Home: Where Evil Lives had its world première on Mon 28th Aug at FrightFest Home Sweet Home: Where Evil Lives (Home Sweet Home – Wo das Böse wohnt) opens with a scene from near its end, as a woman runs outside in the dark, begging on her smart phone for an ambulance. The fact…

Boiling Point

Boiling Point (2021)

Boiling Point first published by VODzilla.co There is a scene in the middle of Philip Barantini’s Boiling Point when TV celebrity chef Alastair Skye (Jason Flemyng) flamboyantly adds a sprinkle of za’atar that he has just ostentatiously requested from waitress Robyn (Áine Rose Daly), to bring to his idea of perfection a dish that he…

Soft & Quiet

Soft & Quiet (2022)

We have all seen it in those videos that regularly surface showing a racist attack, say in a subway or on a public bus. An individual or gang singles out a person of colour to subject to a bombardment of racial slurs or worse in front of a captive audience. Maybe a third party intervenes,…

Rendez-vous

Rendez-vous (2019)

In 1976, Claude Lelouch released a short film called C’était un rendez-vous (It was a date). This comprised a single take, shot from beneath the front of an unseen vehicle as it raced early in the morning at very high speed past various landmarks of Paris, before the driver (Lelouch himself) pulls in and gets…

Cut

One Cut of the Dead (Kamera o tomeru na!) (2017)

One Cut of the Dead (Kamera o tomeru na!) first published by SciFiNow In an already overcrowded market, Japan has more than its fair share of cheaply made, direly unoriginal zombie films, and Shin’ichirô Ueda’s One Cut of the Dead (Kamera o  tomeru na!) starts as yet another entirely unnecessary addition to this cluttered canon. After…