American Werewolves

https://youtu.be/YPMr5a6ZwlI Directed by Seth Breedlove ★★ Each year, reports emerge across North America of a cryptid, a creature skulking the marshlands and forests of the country as far-reaching as Alaska. Yet, it is not the expectant Sasquatch or Bigfoot, but an upright canid, a Dogman, and endless reports of American Werewolves. Squaring up to these snarling … Continue reading American Werewolves

Men – Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKJ4Thgk1Js Written & Directed by Alex Garland UK/2022/100mins ★★ Men. The title alone is rather gripping, no? Creator Alex Garland’s follow-up film to Annihilation and Ex-Machina, Men is a bloodied folklore centring on the pugnacity of male antagonism. A broad statement for the film to make – and the foundation of Garland’s narrative of one woman, Harper, seeking refuge after her … Continue reading Men – Review

Keepers of the Light – The Studio

https://youtu.be/QUfl1Fa5TT4 Written and Directed by Izzy Gray ★★★★ We’re a morbid bunch, aren’t we? If it isn’t a murder mystery, court drama or reality television, there’s one thing audiences flock towards – a disappearance. And few, if any, in Scottish history can rival the infamy of the Flannan Isles Lighthouse's disappearance in 1900, where its … Continue reading Keepers of the Light – The Studio

Broadcast Signal Intrusion

https://youtu.be/Y-zCemn5GuE Written by Phil Drinkwater & Tim Woodall Directed by Jacob Gentry USA/2021/104mins ★★★★ Seeing something which was never there has led to a catalogue of theories, mysteries, and YouTube Rabbit holes (something which we’ll touch on later). Hours spent chasing lost media or disturbing episodes of kids' shows, the same is true for intrusive … Continue reading Broadcast Signal Intrusion

Host – Living Record Festival

Written by Sam Essame Directed by Lisa Millar In a world where our implicit trust within technology leads to ease, there’s always an element of concern – of something lurking in the coding of a digital realm that might be trying to find a way out. Mingling the difficulties of homeschooling in a Pandemic era … Continue reading Host – Living Record Festival