Masterfully blends suspense with breakneck violence to produce what is perhaps one of the best teen slashers of the 21st century.
While there is recommendation in Jocelin Donahue's performance, Dead Awake is repetitive in its well-used formula.
While some of the artwork is decent, the script and voice acting are excruciatingly awful, immediately destroying any atmosphere.
Halfworlds brings a strong aesthetic via excellent concept but is ultimately let down by poor pacing and a bad cast.
Prioritises mood and artfully composed images above strict narrative logic, building terror out of horror’s most valuable asset.
A fascinating central premise strongly evokes The Twilight Zone, the focused script ensuring an insular, intimate atmosphere.