Review: The Frontier

Director: Oren Shai Stars: Jocelin Donahue, Kelly Lynch, Izabella Miko "Where is Rod Serling? I feel like I just entered an episode of The Twilight Zone!" So speaks one of a variety of eccentric characters in Oren Shai's deliciously stylish The Frontier; an example of self-aware dialogue in a film that seems to exist wholly within a set … Continue reading Review: The Frontier

Review: Faults

Faults, written and directed by Riley Stearns, begins with a front-runner for best opening scene of the year. It introduces us to Ansel Roth, sitting in a hotel restaurant finishing a courtesy meal. He has a voucher to prove he is entitled to it. Thing is... he used up his voucher the night before, and the … Continue reading Review: Faults

Review: The Sacrament

Ti West's latest arrives on UK shores after a seemingly long delay and even then it's been doomed to straight-to-video obscurity. And while this is the story for a slew of horror films - a genre which has embraced (out of necessity?) on-demand viewing formats - it seems a disservice to West, whose name has become synonymous … Continue reading Review: The Sacrament

Review: You’re Next

Rumbling out of the mumblecore movement (or a splinter of it dedicated to horror referred to as, wait for it, mumblegore), writer/director partnership Simon Barrett and Adam Wingard have caught some limelight recently for their work in short film, providing notable sections for the V/H/S movies and for their contribution to The ABCs of Death. Asserting themselves … Continue reading Review: You’re Next