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Top 4 Netflix Original Series to Binge-Watch!

It is no secret that Netflix has been growing as a media company over the past few years, and has claimed its place in the world of film and television. […]

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The Cloverfield Paradox Review – Netflix’s Surprise Cloverfield Sequel Unboldly Goes Where Every Sci-Fi Horror Has Gone Before

In 2008, producer J.J. Abrams and director Matt Reeves shocked the world with the release of a secretive project codenamed Cloverfield, a found footage monster movie that many considered to […]

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The Killing of a Sacred Deer Review – Filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos, the Deity of Discomfort, is Back Doing What He Does Best

If Yorgos Lanthimos’ surrealist tragicomedy The Lobster was an unsettling interrogation on relationships, then his newest film, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, is a similarly absurdist examination on the […]

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John Carpenter, Master of Disguise: Why He’s the Answer to that Classic Question of what Cinema Should Be

There’s that well-known argument between film fans: should cinema be art, or just pure entertainment? Can one be entertained by one of Andrei Tarkovsky’s slow-burning allegories, or find an artistic […]

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It Review – Stephen King’s Psychological Circus of Scares makes for an Effective and Chilling Horror Film

In terms of literary adaptations, a great many have arisen from the ever-popular library of Stephen King novels and novellas. Stanley Kubrick famously took on The Shining, much to the […]

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It Comes At Night review – This Taut, Psychological Thriller creates a Nightmarish Vision of our Possible, Paranoid and Dehumanised Future

With trends bleeding their way into the cinema and bringing in audiences by the drove, one such trend is the Post-Apocalyptic sub-genre. With the television series The Walking Dead and […]

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XX: Feminist or Antifeminist?

As per every evening, I was looking for something to watch on Netflix when I came across XX, an anthology of four short horror stories told from a female perspective. […]

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Playing God with these Monsters – How to Fix the Dark Universe

With The Mummy having settled into our cinematic stomachs for well over two weeks now, and seeing as it’s attracted a less than stellar reception (rocking a disappointing average of […]

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The Mummy Review – The ‘Dark Universe’ Needs a Few Bandages to Bring Itself Back to Life after this Lukewarm, yet Innocently Fun, Start

If there is one trend that has really surged into the blood stream of the film industry, it’s the so-called ‘Cinematic Universe’. Marvel, DC, Fox, they’ve all jumped aboard the […]