The Phoenix Incident (2015)
Film / Science Fiction

The Phoenix Incident (2015)

The Phoenix Incident mixes shaky found footage material (supposedly footage showing four young men having an unpleasant close encounter in the desert) with mockumentary interludes as not-terribly-convincing actors play loved ones, whistleblowers, experts and other interested parties commenting on the action. Taking as its inspiration the much documented sighting of mysterious lights in the night … Continue reading

Sinister (2012)
Film / Horror

Sinister (2012)

Scott Derrickson’s slick chiller – a step up from his lacklustre Hellraiser sequel Inferno (2000), exorcism drama The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005) and his terrible The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) remake – benefits from solid performances and a few small wrinkles in well-worn ideas. It was successful enough to warrant a sequel, … Continue reading