Kryptic

Kryptic (2024)

Kryptic had its World Première at the SXSW 2024 “It means the study of the hidden,” says tour guide Cooper (Ryan Beil) near the beginning of Kourtney Roy’s feature debut Kryptic, written by Paul Bromley. Cooper is explaining to his group – the Cedar Springs Women’s Walking Club – what cryptozoology is, as he tells…

Fixation

Fixation (2022)

Fixation had its UK première at Soho Horror Film Festival 2023 In keeping with a psychological preoccupation already implied by its title, Fixation opens both with a vague textual trigger warning, and a primal scene. In the latter, little girl Dora Ann Rollins (Ariella Cannon) dances alone to a song with joyous abandon before a…

Pimped

Pimped (2018)

Pimped first published by SciFiNow Pimped opens with its action framed. Through the window of a yellow-lit door, we see blue-lit revellers in the room beyond, dancing to Peaches’ Fuck the Pain Away. DP Josh Flavell’s camera slowly pulls out to reveal, on this side of the door, a tuxedoed Lewis (Benedict Samuel) telling Kenneth (Robin Goldsworthy) not to…