Endings are funny things, only coming into real focus in hindsight. Do you ever really know you’re living through the ending of something while it’s happening, or is it only in retrospect that endings reveal themselves? And if you knew how things would end, would you choose to begin them in the first place? Subverting ..
While Hollywood occupies itself with pillaging and rebooting the classic TV of the seventies, eighties and nineties, Julian Barrett (“The Mighty Boosh”) and Simon Farnaby (“Horrible Histories”, “Rogue One”) satirise both originals and retreads by faithfully homaging a completely fictitious TV show: “Mindhorn”. Richard Thorncroft (Barrett) is a washed-up, has-been British TV actor. At the ..
Atmospheric, sinister and devilishly surreal by turns, “In Fabric” feels like the kind of creepy, abstract menace which used to call for irregularities to be handled by the forces controlling each dimension, albeit one where transuranic heavy elements may not be used. Sheila (Marianne Jean-Baptiste), a recently divorced bank teller visits department store Dentley and ..