Review: Sci-Fi Thriller CURVATURE Will Take You Back To The Future - Movies In Focus
While the majority of audiences are spending their time watching spandex-clad heroes clogging up the multiplex and binge-watching on Netflix and Amazon, there are a few of us out there seeking something a little different. If you roll your sleeves up and go searching, you’ll find that there’s a wealth of great movies out there, obscured by the noise of franchise pictures and streaming services. These movies tend to be small and they come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and mixes of genres. They can be comedy, drama, horror or sci-fi and they’ll likely be difficult to find, lost in an algorithm designed to benefit distributors with the biggest distribution budget. If you search hard enough, you will find them and more importantly you will enjoy them. Which brings me nicely to Curvature. Director Diego Hallivis has crafted a wonderfully low-fi sci-fi film filled with real world textures. It’s a small film, but it dreams big, offering-up some nice moments and thrills along with its time-travelling concept. One day Helen (Lyndsy Fonseca) wakes up to a phone call warning her that the men soon to drive at her house are dangerous. That would be worrying for anyone, but even more [...]