Tag Archives: paranoia

The Curse of Aubrey Ernshaw (2020)

AKA Blood Harvest

Director: Thomas Robert Lee Starring:Catherine Walker, Jared Abrahams, Sean McGinley, Jessuca Reynold, Don McKellar. USA. 1h 34m

For the most part, The Curse of Audrey Earnshaw is a slightly perplexing pagan tale, seeming to take roots from a host of folklore horror classics but while it’s a masterclass of cinematography and there’s nothing negative to be said about the acting, there’s just not really enough here to bite into, or at least nothing we haven’t seen done better elsewhere.

Continue reading The Curse of Aubrey Ernshaw (2020)

Eyeborgs (2009)

Director:  Richard Clabaugh
Starring: Adrian Paul, Megan Blake, Luke Eberl, Danny Trejo, USA. 1h 42m

It’s a bit shabby and cheap but the message is poignant and makes the movie bearable. The budget is low, which you’ll fathom from the cast, but the ideas steam right from 1970’s paranoid sci fi but sadly those retro stories all seem to be coming true which is what sparked my interest in watching this film again. With proposals of using more drones due to the decrease of police on the streets, reminded me of a short story from Philip K Dick about small “justice” robots that enforced the law, but through their AI the results start to become more deadly as the bots start to rethink what crime is. Continue reading Eyeborgs (2009)

Take shelter (2011)


(LofiSciFi, Drama 2011) D: W: 2h 1m. USA.

Another LoFiSciFi that I couldn’t recognise as being science fiction immediately. You join this story at a time when Shannon life becomes prophetic with visions of an apocalypse. He is also experiencing deteriorating health which leads him to think he has a mental illness causing hallucinations. Lots of difficult scenes and powerful performances from the main cast. Shannon plays the part quite well as he generally looks like he’s dying from something. Along with the main character your dragged between believing in a real apocalypse or that Shannon’s mental health is at question which keeps the mini epic quite interesting.

T: Michael Shannon didn’t read up about mental illness before the movie as his character wouldnt have known about it. Q:

Posted from WordPress for Android