— by Richard Whittaker: Monsters are the set dressing of nightmares. But in Taiwanese horror Detention, the real terror is derived from betrayal and a lack of trust. The monsters just latch on to the fear we instill in each other.

It’s 1962, and the crackdown on even sedition (read: any kind of independent thought) known as the White Terror is at its bloody height…

Image courtesy of Warner Bros. Taiwan