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Co-Author Lisa Lebel Burnt Portraits is a 2021 low-budget, single-location, psychological horror film from Leo X. Robertson. Robertson is known as being an indie filmmaker, Scottish writer and is also founder of the Stavanger Filmmakers club. Presented in black-and-white cinematography, Burnt Portraits is actually Robertson’s second feature after helming The TrutherNet Apocalypse, directing several shorts

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Evoking youth in serious horror narratives will always touch a soft spot for many; however, The Innocents not only brings a frightening scenario upon a small group of children, it captures the wonderment and confusion that comes in youth with stark realism. Norwegian filmmaker, Eskil Vogt, has developed a cult following outside of Norway for

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In the last decade, Argentine cinema has shifted from reflecting societal issues to telling stories that are universal and appeal to a larger fanbase while still remaining daring and unconventional. “Ostende,” a slice-of-life movie with a slick, Hitchcockian ending, “White Coffin”, which gives new meaning to the term “death game” (okay, there’s also a scene

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Martin doesn’t think much of being a vampire. He knows what he gets up to once the sun goes down. The way those women look at him when he suddenly appears. Their eyes reminding him he wasn’t invited in here with them. Never invited anywhere. How they struggle to get away from him. Always fight

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With Last Night in Soho, Edgar Wright’s latest film, the British filmmaker continues down the path he’s carved with his 2017 ‘Baby Driver‘ – mixing different genres into an extremely stylish, dazzling, fast-paced musical journey about introverted, but highly creative and talented characters, who discover themselves along the way, and maybe even find true love

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Traumatised from witnessing the horrific death of her parents, Sara attempts to take her own life. Waking up in the aftermath of this, she cannot remember anything and does her best to manage in a reality she cannot trust – truth distorted by strange dreams, and maybe even deliberate lies. The Free Fall is trying

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vStanleyville film review

Stanleyville has a simple premise: five contestants compete in a contest to win a brand new habanero-orange compact SUV. Maria joins hoping for a chance at transcendence, but the other four really really want that car. How those players choose to interpret the games is where it all jumps off the rails in this wild

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The Guest Room Film Review

The Guest Room (La Stanza in Italian) is a 2021 Italian thriller directed by Stefano Lodovichi, making its debut as part of Grimmfest in Manchester UK. Shot in a single location and with an intimate cast, the film, on paper, may prove to be a challenge to many – especially being dialogue driven and subtitled

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Poser Film Review

Finding a sense of belonging is built into the core of human existence. In Poser, the debut feature from filmmakers Noah Dixon and Ori Segev, we delve deep into the underground art and music scene of Columbus, Ohio to explore the story of a twenty-something woman who desperately wants to fit in and discovers just

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