Tag Archives: horror

/slash ½ 2017 – Day 3: Without Name

Without Name Ireland 2016 Written by Garret Shanley Directed by Lorcan Finnegan Watched on 06.05.2017 “Without Name” was a nice, old-fashioned scary tale. I especially liked the way Lorcan Finnegan shot the woods; how he played with light, shadow and … Continue reading

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/slash ½ 2017 – Day 2: Another Wolfcop

Another Wolfcop USA 2017 Written by Lowell Dean Directed by Lowell Dean Watched on 06.05.2017 While heralded by many as a b-movie-triumph, I personally found the first “Wolfcop”-movie to be rather lame (or tame?). It had a nice concept – … Continue reading

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/slash ½ 2017 – Day 2: El Bar (The Bar)

El Bar Spain 2017 Written by Jorge Guerricaechevarría & Álex de la Iglesia Directed by Álex de la Iglesia Watched on 05.05.2017 “The Bar” was the third movie of Álex de la Iglesia that I’ve seen. “Witching & Bitching” was … Continue reading

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/slash ½ 2017 – Day 1: XX

XX USA 2017 Written by Jovanka Vuckovic, St. Vincent, Roxanne Benjamin & Karyn Kusama Directed by Jovanka Vuckovic, St. Vincent, Roxanne Benjamin & Karyn Kusama Watched on 04.05.2017 “XX” is a horror anthology which was written and directed exclusively by … Continue reading

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/slash ½ 2017 – Day 1: Shin Gojira (Shin Godzilla)

Shin Godzilla Japan 2016 Written by Hideaki Anno Directed by Hideaki Anno & Shinji Higuchi Watched on 04.05.2017 I’m not really the biggest Kaiju- or Godzilla-nerd. While I saw a couple of them as a kid, they never spoke to … Continue reading

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/slash ½ 2017 – Day 1: Nong hak (Dearest Sister)

Dearest Sister Laos 2016 Written by Christopher Larsen Directed by Mattie Do Watched on 04.05.2017 “Dearest Sister” offered a solid start into this years “/slash ½”-Festival (the shorter, 3-day-offshoot of the main festival, taking place in May). What I liked … Continue reading

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Screener-Review: Battle Royale

Battle Royale Japan 2000 Written by Kenta Fukasaku, based on the novel by Koushun Takami Directed by Kinji Fukasaku Watched on 03.04.2017 More than 16 years after its release in Japan, “Battle Royale” is finally going to be freely available … Continue reading

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