Can Evrenol gives us a Turkish horror film worthy of greatness in BASKIN, as a group of police officers inadvertently follow a call into Hell.
Bleed. 2016. Directed by Tripp Rhame. Screenplay by Ben Jacoby from a story by Rhame. Starring Chelsey Crisp, Riley Smith, Michael Steger, Lyndon Smith, Brittany Ishibashi, Elimu Nelson, & David Yow. Spitfire Studios. Not Rated. 82 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★1/2 Tripp Rhame’s debut feature Bleed, also known as The Circle, is a mixed-bag of tricks. SomeContinue reading “Bleed is Never Better Than the Sum of its Parts”
Let Us Prey. 2014. Directed by Brian O’Malley. Screenplay by David Cairns & Fiona Watson. Starring Liam Cunningham, Pollyanna McIntosh, Bryan Larkin, Hanna Stanbridge, Douglas Russell, Niall Greig Fulton, and Jonathan Watson. Creative Scotland/Fantastic Films/Greenhouse Media Investment/Irish Film Board/Makar Productions. Rated 18A. 92 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★★1/2 “And if the devil is six, then god isContinue reading “Let Us Prey: An Atmospheric Religious Discussion”
Last Shift. 2015. Directed by Anthony DiBlasi. Screenplay by Anthony DiBlasi & Scott Poiley. Starring Juliana Harkavy, Joshua Mikel, J. LaRose, Natalie Victoria, Sarah Sculco, Kathryn Kilger, and Mary Lankford Poiley. Skyra Entertainment. Rated R. 90 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★★1/2 Marketing has dubbed Last Shift as a cross between Satanic style horror and John Carpenter’s amazingly tense/lowContinue reading “Carpenter, Cults, & Cruel Hauntings in Last Shift”