I Am Nasrine Review

Written and directed by British/Iranian film-maker Tina Gharavi, this beautifully shot film about an Iranian girl who is forced to flee Iran and start a new life in the north-east, is a low-budget success story.

Human Rights Watch: Camera/Woman Review

The film begins by introducing Khadija Harrad, a middle-aged divorcee living in Casablanca, Morocco. She supports her family by filming wedding videos; the audience is told that it has become increasingly common for the bride to request a camera-woman to record the women-only pre-wedding festivities.

Elijah Wood on Maniac

Recently star of Franck Khalfoun's Maniac, Elijah Wood (Lord of the Rings, Sin City), took part in a Q&A and spoke about his time working on this 80's horror remake. Q: Can you sum up what this film is a... Read More...

Maniac Review

Maniac follows Frank (in the most thrilling performance of a career by Elijah Wood) who is a mentally ill loner, who surrounds himself with the mannequins that he fixes up and 'brings back to life'.

Become a MANIAC with Franck Khalfoun and win a poster!

Out this week is Franck Khalfoun's remake of William Lustig's 1980 horror film, Maniac. Following mentally disturbed loner Frank (Elijah Wood) who has quite severe mummy issues, he captures unsuspecting women in LA before finding rather interesting ways of murdering them and scalping them completely. He then uses the scalps of his victims to 'bring to life' the mannequins that he surrounds himself with, but he always sees his mum and all her faults.