The Black Mass

The Black Mass (2023)

The Black Mass had its international première on Sun 27 Aug at FrightFest “I’ve got big plans to have the best day of my life,” says a man (Andy Sykes) designated in the closing credits of The Black Mass merely as ‘Me’, but who regularly introduces himself to others as ‘Ted’ – and whose real-life…

Christmas

Black Christmas (1974)

Black Christmas first published by Little White Lies, as part 45 of my Cinema Psychotronicum column Black Christmas (aka Silent Night, Evil Night and Stranger in the House)  opens with exteriors of the snowy Pi Kappa Sigma sorority house festooned with Christmas lights at night, as a POV shot (accompanied by heavy breathing) circles in search…