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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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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

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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5 reasons watching movies is actually good for you

Remember when your parents told you you’d go square-eyed if you watched too much TV? Well, they’re wrong (kinda). Watching a movie is actually pretty good for you. Here’s why! Laughter is the best medicine… and so is crying The American author Kurt Vonnegut once wrote, “Laughter and tears are both …

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