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The 10 best horror movies of the 00s

Like black clothes and The Beatles, horror movies will never go out of style. Not all horror movies are created equal, though. In fact, some are horrifying only because they’re so awful. Fortunately, we’ve been treated to some incredible slashers, thrillers and monster movies since the turn of the century. …

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Film

Venice Film Festival: Which films should you look out for?

On 5th July 2017, the organisers of the Venice International Film Festival (or Venice Biennale if you prefer) announced that actress Annette Bening would be acting as the jury president. Yes folks, it’s that time of year again as the summer to early autumn film festivals begin to select their …

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Baby Driver

An introduction to… Edgar Wright

This week sees Edgar Wright bring us his latest release, the musical action-comedy Baby Driver. What can you say about the man? He’s one of Britain’s most prominent writer-directors and one of the major tenants of modern comedy. Thus, in celebration of the release of Baby Driver, we have just …

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Eraserhead

An introduction to… the films of David Lynch

It’s been over twenty years since it last aired on television, and it has also been over ten years since he last did anything cinematic or TV-based, but both Twin Peaks and its creator David Lynch have returned to our screens at last. Born in 1946 and moving all across …

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Film

Cult movies: what makes a film a cult classic?

The latest instalment in the Alien franchise, Alien: Covenant, is now in cinemas. Which brings me on to today’s topic, films of the cult science-fiction genre (of which Alien falls into). To start off, we must ask the question: what qualifies a sci-fi film to gain a cult following and …

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Film

Which actor has starred in the most movies and TV shows?

Actors aren’t the most prolific bunch, with most appearing in a couple of movies a year (unless they’re Daniel Day Lewis, when it’s more like ‘whenever they want’). There are a number of reasons for this: the actor might be picky about what projects they take on, and the rigorous …

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5 of the best comic book adaptations

This Friday sees the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 from the Marvel Cinematic Universe stable and onto screens. We seem to have come a long way since comic book and superhero adaptations first came into the cinematic conscious, from the 1920s and 30s with the likes of …

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