The Mortuary Collection – Fantasia Film Festival 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

The Exorcist – King’s Theatre

Based on the book by William Peter Blatty Adapted by John Pielmeier Directed by Sean Mathias When all medical help fails your child - when it seems as though the Reaper is closing in around her, or perhaps, a darker entity, you would turn to anyone to save them. After daughter Reagan begins to show … Continue reading The Exorcist – King’s Theatre

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh Based on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus Written by Rona Munro Directed by Patricia Benecke Mary Shelley was a revolutionary of science-fiction and gothic horror. Attempting to pay her in kind, Rona Munro brings her usual visionary skills to open a personal chapter to Shelley’s novel Frankenstein. Notoriously difficult to adapt, Munro’s desire … Continue reading Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Dr. Moreau Explains – Assembly Roxy

Original Novel by H.G. Wells Adapted by Michael Daviot Directed by Emily Ingram For the many that are familiar with the monstrous creations found within H.G. Wells’ The Island of Doctor Moreau then Dr Moreau Explains, Michael Daviot’s part-adaptation of the 1896 novel, will not disappoint. Dr Moreau, an expert vivisectionist, finds himself answering the questions of biologist Edie Prendick. In … Continue reading Dr. Moreau Explains – Assembly Roxy