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Daily Archives: August 25, 2017

Gothic, mythological worlds. Fairy tales and bizarre monstrosities. Gorgeously ornate set designs. Religious undercurrents and outcast heroes. Mexican fantasy horror icon Guillermo del Toro is not only known for sharing an obsession for the grotesque, the imperfect and misunderstood, but also for the empathetic, immersive experiences his conveys through their dynamics. Since his 1993 feature debut Cronos all the way… Read more »

25 August 2017 | Features, Film Lists

As the awards season prepares to get into full swing, the end of summer is an excellent moment to pause and reflect upon the best performances that have been seen in cinemas this year. *All films on this list were released in UK cinemas in 2017. Release dates vary around the world, and therefore for readers not in the UK,… Read more »

25 August 2017 | Features, Other Lists

Britain is perhaps not a country usually associated with revolution (not counting that big ol’ industrial one), but certainly in British art there is strong feeling of resistance and critique on the establishment, or other ruling groups. With this in mind, I have collated a list of films which I feel encompass this revolutionary spirit, with protagonists being rebellious Byronic… Read more »

25 August 2017 | Features, Film Lists