The Terminator

Magpie Recommends: 5 classic sci-fi films everyone should see

Every week, we recommend some music, movies, games, books or tech products based on a certain theme. Inspired by the amazing Blade Runner 2049, this week’s recommendations focus on five essential sci-fi movies that everyone – and yes, we mean everyone – should see. Share your five essential movies with …

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Pan's Labyrinth

5 essential World Cinema films

I have written eighteen blogs (this one included) during my time as a writer for musicMagpie. Through them I have introduced you to countless forms of cinema from mainstream to the more outer limits (e.g. arthouse and experimental) and in a range of different languages. And it’s the latter I …

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IT (2017) Movie Poster

10 of the best Stephen King films

It, the long awaited film adaptation of Stephen King’s classic creepy clown horror novel, is now in cinemas. It’s the latest in a long, long line of movies based on King’s work. Three King adaptations have been released this year alone: the aforementioned It, The Dark Tower and Netflix’s adaptation …

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the babadook

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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