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Possessor (Self-Denying Sci-Fi Nighmare Fuel)

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Possessor (Self-Denying Sci-Fi Nighmare Fuel)

  As legendary Canadian auteur David Cronenberg continues to sway from directorial duties, his bloodline has taken the reigns. The pressure was on Brandon Cronenberg to deliver a successful follow up to 2012’s Antiviral, but with Possessor, it can be confirmed that the prodigal son has returned with a shocking new vision. The film deals […]

Piercing (Giallo Sadomasochist Thriller)

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Piercing (Giallo Sadomasochist Thriller)

  Piercing is a bizarre psychological thriller from writer-director Nicolas Pesce, which also doubles up as a dark, fucked-up rom-com that spreads giallo everywhere. Two negatives don’t make a positive, but two nuts create a violent and bloody mess, with lots of yellow. Reed is a family man with an awkward, timid nature, who harbors a desire to […]

Empathy, Inc. (Empathetic Exploitation but in Sci-Fi)

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Empathy, Inc. (Empathetic Exploitation but in Sci-Fi)

  Imagine a virtual reality where you can smell and touch. Commit murder without repercussions, indulge in your deepest fantasies without waking up sore, cleaning up the mess or checking for an STD. Empathy, Inc. is the second film from director Yedidya Gorsetman with writer Mark Leidner, a brilliant sci-fi thriller that takes a look at our obsession with […]

Deluded Mind (First-Person Asylum Drug Romp)

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Deluded Mind (First-Person Asylum Drug Romp)

  My first thought on anything trying to frighten me using an asylum setting is one big looooooool I don't feel like writing. Whoops. Deluded Mind came up rather randomly while I was searching for another scray [sic] video game to review and I have to tell you it was not the theme that drew me to […]