Candlestick (2015)




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A social gathering is rocked to its core when Jack accuses his best friend's wife of infidelity. But as the allegations start flying, it soon emerges that a far more deadly game may be at play. Channeling Alfred Hitchcock's Rope and Dial M for Murder with its single location and sinister protagnoist, Candlestick is a stylish throwback to classic 1950s cinema with a contemporary setting. The stage has been set for an exciting game of cat and mouse. But some games should never be played...(C) Official Site

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Tom Knight
as Major Burns
Dan March
as Inspector Marcus Evans

Critic Reviews for Candlestick

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (2)

Presswell's stylized dialogue, whose rapid-fire banter often hardens into self-conscious artifice, is biting and witty but thankfully absent either endless pop-culture references or cloying self-consciousness of its own cleverness.

Apr 22, 2015 | Full Review…

Unfortunately, Presswell's direction and his writing (with Andras Forgacs W.) simply aren't up to the task at hand.

Apr 9, 2015 | Full Review…

sets up that deliciously uncomfortable juxtaposition between wanting to identify with the smartest person in the room, and knowing it's just plain wrong to do so

Apr 6, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Indie filmmakers have to carry a heavy load.

Mar 24, 2015 | Rating: 2.0/5 | Full Review…

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