“FAMILIAR” (2012) Film Review

Horror films involving monsters that invade people’s bodies are often played as comical, and rarely take themselves seriously. The horror short ‘Familiar,’ written and directed by Richard Powell and produced by Zach Green, puts a welcome spin on the idea, showcasing the damaging psychological and physical effects the situation can have on the characters. More horror films should follow in ‘Familiar’s lead, balancing the psychological trauma with the gore and attacks commonly seen in the genre.  Read full review here.

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About FatalPictures

FATAL PICTURES is a Canadian, Toronto based film production company consisting of Writer/Director Richard Powell & Producer Zach Green. Co-Founded together in 2007. Focusing on the creation of original & challenging independent genre film(s). To date the company has produced three critically acclaimed, award winning short films entitled, Consumption (2008), Worm (2010), Familiar (2012) & their fourth film entitled HEIR, which currently in post production & exceeded the funding target via Kickstarter. Starring the hardest working man in horror, Emmy Winner Bill Oberst Jr. & Robert Nolan.
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