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Daily Archives: June 6, 2017

Horror comedies are often a turn-off for critics and usually fail at the box office, making you wonder about the tastes of modern audiences. If ever a genre had the potential for send-up, it’s the one that spawned the immortal classics Unfriended, Ouija and Annabelle. Then again, it’s entirely possible that a modern crowd just doesn’t want to see horror… Read more »

06 June 2017 | Features, Film Lists

The history of film has a great tradition in glorious collaborations, where two elements mix together like hand in glove and create trademark excellence. Several examples jump to mind such as Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese, Sergio Leone and Ennio Morricone, Joel and Ethan Coen, or John Wayne and John Ford – just classic team-ships that created a stunning… Read more »

06 June 2017 | Features, Other Lists

The year 2016 hasn’t been known as the most prolific year for thrillers, simply because there wasn’t a big Goliath-style movie released in this genre. But nevertheless, last year had some interesting treasuries up its sleeve, especially outside of the big-budget mainstream culture. This article contains spoilers.   10. Hush (Mike Flanagan) Often considered a horror movie, “Hush” could be… Read more »

06 June 2017 | Features, Film Lists

The allure of a prison escape film seems to permeate throughout our society. Even though we, the audience, are usually cheering for people that have probably committed heinous crimes, seeing them achieve their inevitable decampment is an exhilarating experience. Freedom and choice is an intrinsic value among all people, it is human nature to want to be free. So it… Read more »

06 June 2017 | Features, Other Lists

The world of Daniel Boyle, a twenty-one year old Mancunian, was changed forever after seeing Francis Ford Coppola’s rendition on the Vietnam War: “Apocalypse Now”. He knew what art could stand for and what it could do, but seeing this film proved to him that nothing could be as powerful as the majestic art of cinema. He would become a… Read more »

06 June 2017 | Features, Film Lists