Hounds of Love

In keeping with the theme of the last review, Ben Young’s 2017 Hounds of Love is also art-house horror.
From the opening slow-mo to the final frame, some two hours later you are kept on the edge of your seat. David Stratton’s assessment as a ‘little masterpiece of horror’ is noteworthy (even if somewhat skewed toward the home grown). Suburban Perth, circa 1987 has the requisite vibe of bland befitting the serial killer setting. If it weren’t such a tightly edited, well honed piece of story telling you’d be forgiven if you thought it true crime and not concocted by the talented debut director, Ben Young. Continue reading Hounds of Love