Browsing: Second Sight Films

THE GUEST **** USA / UK 2014 Dir: Adam Wingard. 99 mins Director Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett’s follow-up to knowing latter-day slasher YOU’RE NEXT was this clever, 80s-hued thriller, defined by its filmmaker as an inverted HALLOWEEN filtered through THE TERMINATOR. Hunky Dan Stevens turns up at the family…

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‘Mesmerising performance… compelling… ’80s-pastiche feel of Drive… an equally well-judged music score… a satisfying vein of black humour’ **** Empire ‘Rare is the thriller that converts Downton Abbey fans to the dark side…a playful ’80s-infused crowd pleaser’ **** Total Film   ‘Stevens is excellent both as the cordial house guest and the…

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‘Ingenious and often genuinely frightening film…a digital mocu-real nightmare’ **** The Guardian ‘Entertains as much as it scares. That’s my kind of horror’ The Independent ‘Rarely has a movie manipulated so skilfully the disturbing power of black screen space and the potential horror within’ The Times ‘Striking at all of…

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‘One of the strongest, most effective horror films of recent years… awards-quality lead work from Essie Davis’ Empire THE BABADOOK LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY & UHD 4K Released on 26th July 2021 ‘Scary, stylish, beautifully acted… refreshingly original’ Daily Star ‘How terrific to find a crowd-pleasing chiller that wants to do…

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LAKE MUNGO ***** Australia 2008 Dir: Joel Anderson. 87 mins “I feel like something bad is going to happen to me. I feel like something bad has happened – it just hasn’t reached me yet”. The tragic teenage girl – seen only via stills and home video footage of her…

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