The off-center horror of ‘The Dead Center’ on Amazon Prime

Filmmaker Billy Senese plays more upon suggestion and dread than visceral imagery in the low-budget indie horror thriller The Dead Center (2019). Shane Carruth (director and star of the indie science fiction films Primer and Upstream Color) centers the film as a driven psychiatrist in the Emergency Psychiatric Ward of a city hospital who is […]

Shane Carruth and David Sullivan in 'Primer.'

‘Primer’ on Netflix

“I’m starving. I haven’t eaten since later this afternoon.” The most inventive time travel film ever made, Shane Carruth’s almost one man production (he’s director, writer, producer, star, sometime camera operator, and pretty much anything else that needed to be done) is also the most aggressively, tantalizingly obtuse. Aaron (Shane Carruth) and Abe (David Sullivan) […]