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Review: The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021)

Preamble To quote Randy Quaid’s character from Independence Day (1996), “Hello, boys! I’m BAAAAAACK!” I won’t bore you with the details of my long absence, but it’s great to blog again. Better yet, this post marks the first time I’m … Continue reading

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My Top Five Most Formative Films

Preamble Between work becoming horrendously busy and a general lack of motivation, posts have been a rare occurrence on the blog lately. So, to remedy this, I’ve decided to write posts that take stock (in a sense) and indulge in … Continue reading

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Brief Thoughts on a Trailer: Mortal Kombat (2021)

Preamble This week has seen a few trailers, between Zack Snyder’s Justice League, Cruella and Mortal Kombat. I could not muster much enthusiasm for the previews of the upcoming Disney film or Snyder’s four hour experience, beyond some virtual chicken … Continue reading

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Review: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

Preamble 2021 brings its first ray of good news (relatively speaking) courtesy of the home release of Wonder Woman 1984 (via rental on various VOD platforms). Even with the movie being caught up in the pandemic delay blender, 1984 has … Continue reading

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My Top Five Lockdown Films (Volume 2)

Introduction Alas, 2021 is proving to be a continuation of 2020’s swift kick in the groin at random intervals. Earlier this week, England was put into a third lockdown, and with it comes a groundhog day insofar as restrictions are … Continue reading

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My Top Five Alternative Christmas Films

5) Jingle All The Way (1996) Straight up, I don’t like Jingle All The Way. It ruins the holiday spirit with a full embrace of cynical commercialism (via its plot of a father’s search for a hot new toy for … Continue reading

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Brief Thoughts on a Trailer: Songbird (2020)

The trailer for Songbird snuck up on me with the hard hitting force of a snowball to the ear (true story). Through a conversation with a dear confidante, I was made aware of the controversy of the trailer that seemed … Continue reading

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My Top Five Alternative Horror Films

5) Black Sabbath (1963) What’s Halloween without an anthology film to make your blood run cold? Mario Bava’s striking, colourful and dreamlike film tell stories that vary from telephone stalking to a chilling vampire tale. Aside from inspiring the name … Continue reading

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Editorial: Intro to X-Men August

After taking some time off, it’s honestly good to be back. I’ve been wracking my brains about to do in August. There are many directors, genres and even actors that could have easily chimed with August (from Pedro Almodóvar to … Continue reading

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Brief Consideration: Mandy (2018)

If you were to have a casual glance at any of the posters for Mandy, you would not be wrong in presuming that the film may well be a hellish and intense experience. In reality, the picture is surprisingly serene, … Continue reading

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