Apollyon (2018)
Film / Horror

Apollyon (2018)

Giant monsters can turn up in the most unexpected of places. A case in point is Matt Burkett’s short (it runs for just six minutes), award-winning Apollyon. The film’s plot is obscure and hard to unravel, not much helped by a ponderous – one might even use the dread word pretentious – voice over (by … Continue reading

Sherlok Kholms i doktor Vatson (2005)
Animation / Fantasy / Film

Sherlok Kholms i doktor Vatson (2005)

The adventures of Sherlock Holmes have long been popular in Russia. Between 1979 and 1986, Igor Maslennikov directed a well-liked series of Holmes television adaptations starring Vasily Livanov as Holmes and Vitaly Solomin as Watson. While Aleksandr Bubnov’s charmingly odd 19 minute animated parody is less ambitious than those lovingly crafted and generally very faithful … Continue reading