Occasional academic, harried parent and sleepless zombie, Anton Bitel gets his film thrills from horror, the Asian New (and Old) Wave, 'arthouse', and anything miserable, odd or just plain unpleasant - even if he spends considerable time worrying that cinema may never again meet the high standards set by David Lynch's Eraserhead (1977).
Anton has also written for Sight & Sound, Film4, Little White Lies, Film International, Total Film, MusicOMH, Movie Gazette and Daily Information. He is a member of the Online Film Critics Society.
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The stories of a group of addicts weave together on a rainy night in Kolcata.
An amateur drama troupe rehearse the Čapek Brothers’ The Insect Play.
A young woman goes on an adventure with a demi-god.
Tensions simmer after a Greek emigre takes work at a Highland croft.
The Caped Crusader takes on Superman, leading Lex Luthor to capitalise on the situation.
When a man receives a party invitation from a woman he doesn't remember meeting, vengeance is on the cards.
Waking to find themselves Frankensteined together in one body after a night out, three young women set aside their differences to seek revenge.
A drifter with telekinetic powers sets out for revenge.
A story of twisted romance and dark secrets between childhood friends.
In a post-Apocalyptic world, survivor Max hooks up with a mysterious woman to face off against murderous gangs.
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