The next batch of Nightstream shorts are terrifying, unsettling, surreal, and dark as midnight in the depths of winter.
When heavy metal collides with demonic possession, and the devil becomes a painter: Sean Byrne’s follow-up feature, THE DEVIL’S CANDY.
Anvil: The Story of Anvil. 2008. Dir. Sacha Gervasi. Starring Anvil. Abramorama. Unrated. 80 minutes. Documentary – Biography/Music. ★★★★★ Before this film, I had only briefly heard of Anvil by thumbing through old metal records in my search for bands that had escaped mainstream eyes. I never much gave them a listen, and it wasn’tContinue reading “The Redemption Song of Anvil: The Story of Anvil”
Málmhaus (English title: Metalhead). 2013. Directed & Written by Ragnar Bragason. Starring Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Thora Bjorg Helga, Sveinn Olafur Gunnarsson, and Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson. Unrated. 97 minutes. Drama ★★★★1/2 Hera, as a young girl on her family’s farm, witnesses her older brother Baldur die in a freak accident while riding a tractor. Later, as aContinue reading “Music Heals All in Metalhead”