Favorite films

  • Werckmeister Harmonies
  • The Enclosed Valley
  • My Night at Maud's
  • Rehearsals for Retirement

Recent activity

  • Cape Fear

  • Darkness, Darkness, Burning Bright

  • Litany of The First Encounter

  • White Hole

Recent reviews

  • Pan's Labyrinth

    Pan's Labyrinth

    (…I’ll see you again in sixteen years…)



    A truly unique synthesis of video game nomenclature and cinematic form. A minimalist yet vast audiovisual odyssey wholly imbued with atmosphere. I fell under its spell.

Popular reviews

  • Sleep Has Her House

    Sleep Has Her House

    Sleep Has Her House on Blu-Ray is now available from www.scottbarley.com

    Region free Blu-ray (A/B/C)
    Edition of 500
    Release date: April 20th, 2023

    Sleep Has Her House
    Digitally remastered video and sound

    Sleep Has Her House signed artwork print
    Unique print of a frame from the film, signed by Scott Barley
    Dimensions: 12 x 15 cm

    Short films
    Hinterlands (2016)
    Digitally remastered video and sound

    Womb (2017)
    Digitally remastered video and sound

    Deleted Sequences
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  • Werckmeister Harmonies

    Werckmeister Harmonies

    Language, you are, in all your beauty, so inadequate, so incapable of expressing what this film did for — and to — me.

    After being in a oneiric state of true awe for 144 minutes, with the final shot of the film, I surrendered something within me. That’s what it felt like. Something was released, forced out of my chest, and I saw it rise, and I saw my body turn black, charred and withered, like a dead tree. Then…