Post-apocalyptic films after a pandemic certainly seem poised to hit their stride, with the horror genre acting as a cathartic release from modern day anxieties. Enter Glasshouse, the debut from South African filmmaker Kelsey Egan, which has the potential to become a modern classic with how it expertly explores a modern dread in a pandemic-conscious
This dystopian sci-fi centers on a family at the very edge of the human frontier: Mars. The mother, father, daughter trio seem to live a Utopian existence until the outside world encroaches on their (literal) bubble. What ensues is the question of who is the enemy, and what is exists beyond their small protected world?
It may seem odd to call a film as austere and violent as Undergods beautiful, with its bleak tones against a setting reminiscent of Cold War Era Brutalist architecture, all populated with unhappy violent people. However the cinematic achievement of the film lies in appreciating the soft visual touches and peeks at vulnerable humanity beneath
I’ve been craving dystopian content lately and considering the glut of pandemic thrillers finding a new audience because of our recent situation, I thought it appropriate to dive into director Neil Marshall’s (“The Descent”, “Dog Soldiers”) “Doomsday”. Let’s talk about it! WHAT IS IT? Directed by Neil Marshall, “Doomsday” is a 2008 post-apocalyptic dystopian