Super Dark Times (2017, dir. Kevin Phillips)

A teenager is involved in the death of a peer: his life begins to unravel. Lo-fi 90-set indie psychological horror. Stronger on teenage loneliness and on lower-middle class lives than on storytelling: its inexorable pace works, but artier elements come across as pretentious rather than intriguing. Worth your attention, nevertheless.

Here’s the trailer

Author: Eamonn

Writes. Latest: 2019: East of England - a noir thriller. Other books: Benches of Louth (2018); Juggernaut: a sequel to Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (2017); Torc, (2016); The Prospect of This City (2015). Twitter: @eamonngriffin

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