Divinity

Divinity (2023)

Divinity first published by Signal Horizon Divinity begins with a birth – or something like one. An object resembling a ribcage in X-ray pulsates kaleidoscopically as a crack appears in its centre and widens, opening up and out like a dilating vagina and filling the screen with light as though the viewer had just passed…

Mob Land

Mob Land (2023)

“We may all be sliding towards the edge, but it’s up to you how comfortable you are doing it,” says Clayton Minor (an electrifying Stephen Dorff), near the beginning of Nicholas Maggio’s feature debut Mob Land. Clayton has just coolly pistol-whipped a gun shop employee near to death to impress upon the owner the need…

Jackals

Jackals (2017)

Jackals first published by SciFiNow The Powells – father Andrew (Jonathan Schaech), his divorced wife Kathy (Deborah Kara Unger), their sons Justin (Ben Sullivan) and Campbell (Nick Roux), Justin’s former girlfriend Samantha (Chelsea Ricketts), and Justin and Samantha’s baby daughter Zoe – are having a reunion in their vacation cabin. This, however, is no ordinary…

Leatherface

Leatherface (2017)

Leatherface first published by SciFiNow Perfection is a hard act to follow – which is why the three sequels to Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), not to mention Marcus Nispel’s 2003 reimagining and its two sequels, all came with diminishing returns. Leatherface is different. It is not just that it is a prequel…