Short Reviews: Oculus (2014)

Short Reviews: Oculus (2014)

In 2002, the Russell family move into their new home, and bring some antiquities along with them to decorate, including a large ornate mirror. Brother and sister Tim and Kaylie start noticing strange things in their parents, until eventually both are dead and Tim is taken into custody. 11 years later, he’s released from the … Continue reading

Under the Skin (Book vs Movie)

Under the Skin (Book vs Movie)

I reviewed the film earlier in the year when it came out, but since then have read the source novel. Under the Skin is an incredible film – hypnotic and visual, nigh-incomprehensible but anchored with haunting imagery and atmosphere that resonate even if you don’t understand the film as a whole. It tells the story … Continue reading