The Collector
A still from Marcus Dunstan's film, The Collector

Dear Shaded Viewers,

I think the more horror you watch, the more you enjoy it… Not sure what that says about me, but I had a great time at Brussels Fantastic Film Festival yesterday and enjoyed every movie I watched. The Collector, directed by Marcus Dunstan -who's famous for writing the screenplays for several Saw films- was a scary, well-paced, torture porn film, which is a genre still going strong. I also enjoyed Adam Mason's Blood River, which was more metaphysical and based around the interplay between good and evil. On a slightly different note, I discovered St

Philippe Pourhashemi

A freelance fashion writer, consultant and stylist, Philippe Pourhashemi was born in Tehran in 1976. He grew up in Paris, before moving to Scotland to study Foreign Languages. His passions are fashion and culture, as well as music and film. He writes and styles features for Metal in Barcelona, Behind the Blinds in Brussels, Contributor in Stockholm, Veoir in New York and SKP in Beijing. He was named Fucking Young's Editor-at-Large in 2016 and has contributed to ASVOF since 2008, acting as Correspondent-at-Large since 2012. An avid traveler, he likes to explore exotic fashion weeks and unexpected destinations whenever he can.