All posts tagged Film

Music in Film: How music can make a scene

It is a known fact that music and film go hand-in-hand. The utilisation of music within a scene, be it the official score, soundtrack or incidental, can underpin the emotions […]

Heathers: teenage murder-comedy turns 30

Michael Lehmann’s cult dark-comedy Heathers is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a re-mastered re-release in UK cinemas. And with this comes the opportunity to have another look at the film that cemented both Winona Ryder […]

The Best Films of 2018 (So Far…)

August is upon us, now is probably as fitting a time as ever to have a look back at the films that have come out in the UK in 2018 […]

Mumma Mia, Here We Go Again, Another Sequel

Lead. The sequel to the 2008 smash hit has been widely anticipated, not just by ABBA lovers. News of Cher joining the cast only increased the expectations of fans and […]

The Worst Films of 2018 (So Far…)

August is upon us, now is probably as fitting a time as ever to have a look back at the films that have come out in the UK in 2018 […]

Mission Impossible: Fallout – A franchise not yet ready to bomb

Mission Impossible is one of the most definitive spy-action franchises, perhaps second only to James Bond. The franchise started as a one-off adaption of a television series and quickly became its […]

All Grown Up: Rosemary’s Baby celebrates it’s 50th birthday

In the last 5 years popular culture has seen a small resurgence of slow-burning psychological horror films with entries like It Follows, Hereditary, Mother, The Babadook, and The Witch. In light of these recent hits, […]

First Reformed: Paul Schrader’s entrance into the directorial canon

Christianity and environmental activism are complex issues that can make both great and terrible films. For every Silence or Wall-E, there are a God’s Not Dead or On Deadly Ground’s. Combining these two topics together is […]

The First Purge, a step backwards for the franchise

Let’s be honest, did anybody see The Purge (2013) and expect sequels? They are built upon a ridiculous premise and the series started with, what is essentially, a poorly done […]