A Quiet Place

Top 10 Films of 2018 – Mary’s Picks

It’s been another funny old year in film. We’ve had Josh Brolin three ways – Thanos, Cable and Matt Graver – and been offered glimpses of several Disney classics reimagined as live action...

The Predator – Review

“From the first page, it didn’t read like a Predator film,” said Stacey Snider, Chief-executive-officer of 20th Century Fox, on the script of The Predator. Written by Shane Black (also on directing d...

Clara

The question of our place in the universe is one that has been at the attention of scholars for almost as long as we have studied the stars. It is only in the last half century that we have had the t...
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Fahrenheit 451 (2018)

For those of you who have lost their Sunday nights to the Hulu series, The Handmaid’s Tale, you’ll know how incredibly powerful and resonant the image of a dystopian American culture can ...

How to Talk to Girls at Parties

I feel that only when every imaginable facet of entertainment has been part of a crossover with everything else, that humankind will finally stop and think of something original. Aliens are a key cor...
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Upgrade

A tale of revenge is very common in cinema. Usually, it involves a hero – or anti-hero, depending on how you look at it – avenging an act of violence perpetrated against a spouse or loved...

Turkish Star Wars Film Goes On UK Tour

The notorious Dünyayı Kurtaran Adam (1982) is the “holy grail” of cult cinema. In 1982, director Çetin İnanç edited footage from Star Wars into his own film, along with music from Raiders...

Extinction

The onslaught of new Netflix movie content continues with the release of the Sci-Fi drama of Extinction. There were high hopes at the end of last year when the company announced that over seventy new...

The Blob

Some films take on a cult status due to their a strange combination of events. With The Blob it was a mixture of B-Movie tropes and one of the early appearances by future mega star Steve McQueen that...