The Changed

The Changed (2021)

The Changed has its world première at FrightFest 2021 “Nobody seems to care about anything lately, good or bad,” comments Mac (Jason Alan Smith) to his neighbour and best friend Bill (Tony Todd) as they enjoy a morning coffee outside Mac’s house at the beginning of Michael Mongillo‘s The Changed. “I think people are finally…

Sky Sharks

Sky Sharks (2020)

Sky Sharks first published by VODzilla.co Perhaps the best place to start with Marc Fehse’s Sky Sharks is at its end, with the post-credits coda (the second of two) in which we see a faux VHS trailer for the film-within-a-film – and associated 16-bit video game – Sky Frogs (also glimpsed as part of the…

Candyman

Candyman (1992)

Candyman first published by Little White Lies, as entry 68 in my Cinema Psychotronicum column Graduate student Helen (Virginia Madsen) and her colleague Bernadette Walsh (Kasi Lemmons) are recording younger undergraduates tell macabre, can’t-really-be-true stories that happened to a friend of a friend, for a study on urban myths. The first such myth that Helen…