The Djinn

The Djinn – Review

When twelve-year-old Dylan’s loving single father works a late shift, he leaves his mute son alone for the night in their new apartment. Upon finding a dusty old book that claims to grant your heart’s...
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Last Night in Soho – Venice 2021 Review

Last Night in Soho starts shakily, with the slow establishment of Ellie’s (Thomasin McKenzie) move to London to study fashion. Her struggles are about as thrilling as any freshers’ week that’s not your...
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Fried Barry – Review

This film was previously reviewed in August 2020 as part of our Fantasia Festival coverage. Barry (Gary Green), an abusive drug-addict, is on yet another bender after an argument with his wife. After...
Violation

Violation – Review

Content warning: this film includes themes of rape and sexual assault. The rape-revenge genre has of late been befittingly seized by the narrative of the survivor seeking vengeance themselves. There have...
Shook (2021)

Shook – Review

Shook follows social media influencer Mia, who becomes the pawn in a terrifying online campaign of manipulation and tests while babysitting her sister’s dog. Mia (Daisye Tutor) sacrifices a night...
THE QUEEN OF BLACK MAGIC

The Queen of Black Magic – Review

This delightfully creepy Indonesian horror has real drama and depth. Beneath the surface of the familiar setting (a group of people gather in a remote location, no working telephone) is the weight of...
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Murder Me, Monster – Review

This film was previously reviewed in May 2018 as part of our Cannes Festival coverage. Argentinian writer-director Alejandro Fadel doesn’t pull any punches in his ghoulish and gory horror, Murder Me,...
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Relic – Review

This review was originally published as part of our London Film Festival 2020 coverage. Playing out like a particularly morbid episode of Who Do You Think You Are?, the Australia-set Relic digs into a...