Tag: Serial Killer

Chained

When the film achieves nuance it hints at its unrealised potential. Conversely, attempts at non-visual metaphor are clumsy.

/ February 1, 2013

Father’s Day

Has everything one could desire of a daft evening's entertainment, from sibling incest to a meeting with the Devil/God himself.

/ June 11, 2012

Cassadaga

Enough strands are left to ponder to deem writers Bruce Wood and Scott Poiley as worthy of keeping an eye on.

/ April 16, 2012

A Horrible Way to Die

A non-linear approach wears thin, initial intrigue giving way to frustration as the story continually dances away with the cuts.

/ March 19, 2012

The Raven

John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe is immensely watchable, but the story is downgraded to a bog-standard thriller.

/ March 9, 2012

Snowtown

A truly effective film that will stay with you long after the credits roll; to have achieved this in a debut is quite remarkable.

/ November 18, 2011