DON’T BREATHE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Fede Alvarez Stars: Jane Levy, Stephen Lang, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto. This tense, claustrophobic thriller cleverly inverts the premise behind such thrillers as Wait Until Dark and Blind Terror, in which a vulnerable blind woman was terrorised by killers until she fought back. Here though it is a blind person who is doing the terrorising. And it is a surprisingly effective thriller that grips until the very end. It will also invite comparisons with the recent tense and claustrophobic thriller Green Room. Detroit is an Continue reading

IT FOLLOWS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: David Robert Mitchell Stars: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Lili Sepe, Jake Weary, Olivia Luccardi, Daniel Zovatto. A brief sexual encounter between Jay (Maika Monroe, from The Guest, etc) and Hugh (Jake Weary) has terrifying consequences. An unwanted and malevolent presence begins following Jay everywhere and seems intent on killing her. The problem is that only she can see this mysterious and relentless boogeyman, and it can even change shape. Jay's sister Kelly (Lili Sepe) and her friends Paul (Keir Gilchrist) and the bookish Yara Continue reading