Monster Seafood Wars – Fantasia Film Festival

https://youtu.be/uAADM0nhJBs Written & Directed by Minoru Kawasaki Japan/ 2020/ 84 mins ★★ Attempting to imitate the infamous Kaiju genre, known for giving the world Godzilla, Rodan and Mothra, Monster Seafood Wars leaps out of the gate with ridiculous strides, a ludicrous script, and lashings of exuberant Japanese enthusiasm. In part a mockumentary, Monster Seafood Wars frames itself with a news crew interviewing a survivor and … Continue reading Monster Seafood Wars – Fantasia Film Festival

Under Heaven’s Eyes – Online@The Space

Written & Performed by Christopher Taja ★★★★ Nearly three months on, the murder of George Floyd still sparks debate, fury and aggression on all sides of the conversation. While many have hoped and prayed that his murder marked a turning point, others are realising that the death of another black man at the hands of white police … Continue reading Under Heaven’s Eyes – Online@The Space

Until The Ad Break – Online@TheSpace

Written by Hugo Lewkowicz Produced by Jack Dalziel Directed by Emily Fitzpatrick ★★★★ The apocalypse may be upon us, but there’s always time for some day-time telly. In the lead up to the end of days, there’s not much else to do but sit back, watch crap and indulge in train videos, skateboarding budgerigars, and … Continue reading Until The Ad Break – Online@TheSpace

The Van – Onine@The Space

Donations to Raised Voices can be made via their website here. ★★★ Any resident of Edinburgh has likely taken a stroll past one of the homeless catering vans that are situated around the city. With nary a glance, we have an idea of who uses these vans – for sustenance, for support – but few of … Continue reading The Van – Onine@The Space

The Mortuary Collection – Fantasia Film Festival

https://youtu.be/6rOLJspigpc Written & Directed by Ryan Spindell USA/ 2020/ 110mins ★★★★★ Hedging bets on spectacle, poetic language and loving references, Ryan Spindell’s The Mortuary Collection seeks to emulate the masters of horror (without their budgets of course). Where money is tight, ingenuity follows, and where love for a subject matter blossoms – so too does an exceptionally … Continue reading The Mortuary Collection – Fantasia Film Festival