Edward was drenched. It was dark and raining in Versantum. Water ran across the street, streaming through the cobbles, funnelling between fissures whilst droplets pattered in noisy rhythm on the mismatched stones.Continue reading “Short Story – Overture”
Josh stood in a steadily decreasing queue outside the nightclub. He wasn’t out of his comfort zone, but it wasn’t his usual setting; nor was it his place of choice. The guarantee of blaring music and wild visual pyrotechnics hadn’t lured him from the nearby pub; it was, as always, a girl – Natalie.Continue reading “Short Story – Rave of the Dead”
“Can you spy him, deep within? Little Possum, black as sin.”
Disturbing psychological drama Possum starts with promise: disgraced children’s puppeteer Philip (Sean Harris) returns home with the intention of destroying his hideous puppet, while confronting the traumas of his past and his unpleasant Uncle (Alun Armstrong).Continue reading “‘Possum’ Review”
From the first frame to the final image, Mandy is a work of art that has been crafted by a director with a distinct vision and confidence in his ideas. Panos Cosmatos melds abstract landscapes and otherworldly weaponry into a simple story, crosses unlikely genres of psychedelic romance with demonic fantasy, and creates a bold, blood-red hellscape of stunning sights and sounds.