All posts tagged psychological

Exclusive Review: Glass

In 2000, M. Night Shyamalan released Unbreakable. A film that was once considered to be a weaker follow‐up to The Sixth Sense is now considered to possibly be his greatest […]

Does childhood exist anymore? If we aren’t going to change our society for ourselves, we have to at least make it better for the next generation

Who remembers being ten? I can’t say my first year in the big double figures is that memorable, but as far I can recall, it was pretty good. Yes, my […]

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, […]

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 […]

The War on Violence – How Should the Great Conflicts Be Depicted in the Cinema?

Following the release of Dunkirk, a film that, as shown by its 12A certificate, shied away from graphic depictions of violence, I thought it prudent to open up the discussion […]

Mayerling Reviewed: Darkly Psychological and Intricately Emotional

My visits to the Royal Opera House are usually marked by two distinct feelings: the first, upon entering the venue and during the champagne-guzzling intervals is a creeping dread that […]

A Cure for Wellness Review – Verbinski’s Cinematic Asylum is Full of Crazy Scares and Psychological Style

Gore Verbinski, now there’s a name you don’t hear as often as you should. The man responsible for bringing us the genuine scares of The Ring, the David Lynch levels of bonkers that […]