A nuanced study of dementia and its alienating effects; an exceptional screenplay creates thematic cues throughout that can be felt in every microfibre.
Much like the work of Don DeLillo or David Lynch, the narrative summons more questions and mysteries than conclusions or answers.
A compelling plot explores Stephen King’s core themes while creating something truly unique with his mammoth bibliography.
Ambiguous and beautifully insidious as result, Rift is an impressive sophomore effort from Icelandic filmmaker Erlingur Thoroddsen.
Presented as more a thought piece than coherent story, Observance is a truly psychological film and effectively unsettling.
A missed opportunity for exploration of the relationship between mental illness and the supernatural.