Jeremy Lovering's In Fear is a chiller that gets under your skin from the very start; this horror cum road movie is one of the most stylish, well shot and beautifully directed horror films in years aided by it's young stars; Iain De Caestecker, Alice Englert and Allen Leech.
Opening Night of Frameline37 presented Concussion. Penned and directed by Stacie Passon, Concussion sees Robin Weigert as Abby, a bored housewife in a sexless marriage, take matters into her own hands to shake up her sex life, after being hit in the head by a baseball.
Wondrous, dense and utterly abstruse, Shane Carruth’s Upstream Color is the sort of film that surrenders more on a second viewing. Or third, or eighth. Yet, it still doesn’t surrender everything. If anything it asks surrender of the viewer. To watch Upstream Color is to accept incongruity, embrace esotericism and really to roll with what is on offer. Oddly, this is a good thing. A really good thing. “You can force your story’s shape but the color always blooms upstream.” Two watches in, and that statement is no closer to making an iota of sense, but that is okay. Mysticism is the order in Upstream Color.