In brief: Julia Ducournau’s TITANE (2021) screened as the Time Out special presentation at the 65th BFI London Film Festival at the Royal Festival Hall (09 OCT 2021).
In brief: Lee Haven Jones’ Welsh-language horror show THE FEAST Gwledd screened in the First Film Competition of the 65th BFI London Film Festival at Curzon Mayfair (09 OCT 2021).
In brief: Banjong Pisanthanakun’s THE MEDIUM screened in the Cult strand of the 65th BFI London Film Festival at ODEON Luxe West End (08 OCT 2021).
In brief: Nia DaCosta’s CANDYMAN is a good film, but there was potential for it to be an angrier, more brutal & significantly more damning one.
In brief: The werewolf FX have a well-cuddled Care Bear quality that makes you want to rub the creature’s belly for rainbow wishes.
In brief: Leaves you with that feeling of being fully satisfied by something you haven’t seen before & can’t wait to see again.
In brief: A casting clusterfuck of a bear hunt that comes completely undone with some appalling CGI in its closing stages.
In brief: The classic bear bait & switch, a monster slash survival movie suffering a hormone-induced identity crisis.
In brief: In the battle of (wo)man vs bear, chalk this win up to the beast.
In brief: A fascinating low budget exploitation shocker that retains enough raw power to justify its watershed reputation.