With their ingenious recreations of radio productions from a bygone era, the troupe afford us a glimpse into the past.
Charming and oddly heart-warming, it’s testament to all involved that the film feels so fresh, energetic and cuspid-sharp.
A slow-burn approach with a dreamlike quality that is at times hypnotic indicates a filmmaker to watch in director-writer Francis dela Torre.
Rich characterisation, an intriguing premise and delicately handled direction enhance this full-blooded yarn.
Unstrained and anarchic, Lifeforce may not be considered Hooper’s best work, but it’s certainly one of his most wildly entertaining.
Follows original events more closely and benefits from this with a much more coherent and progressive storyline.