Monthly Archives: September 2014

Another Frankenstein Film?

Candyman director Bernard Rose is making a modern day retelling of the classic story Frankenstein set to star Carrie-Anne Moss ,Danny Huston and Xavier Samuel. “Frankenstein is set in present-day Los Angeles and told from the perspective of Adam/The Monster … Continue reading

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Animal Abuse in Film: Are we too sensitive?

We are a nation of animal lovers, it is estimated that 13 million (46% of) households have pets. (Stats from http://www.pfma.org.uk) I myself have two dogs. So, with that in mind is it any surprise that one thing that can … Continue reading

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Movies with Bite – Wolf Awareness Week

Wolf Awareness week is on October so in preparation I’ll be watching and reviewing as many werewolf films as I can. I think my favourite is An American Werewolf in London, it’s such a great film with a good story, … Continue reading

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Wer

  I watched Wer yesterday and I just couldn’t decide if I liked it or not so I decided to sleep on it, see how I felt in the morning. Its now morning and I’ve decided it was a pretty … Continue reading

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Where are all the female villains?

Disclaimer* I’ve read maybe 4 comics in my life, I’m coming at this subject from a film perspective and I’m not ashamed to say I get most of my comic book information from friends and wikipedia. Villain: “a cruelly malicious … Continue reading

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Under the Skin

Under the Skin is a film based, very loosely, on the sci-fi novel of the same name by Michel Faber. Jonathan Glazer has taken the bare bones of the story. An alien comes to earth to seek out some juicy … Continue reading

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The Captive

There are plenty of films about missing children and most are formulaic but from the trailer, which I had to stop half way through because I felt it was going to spoil the film by revealing too much,I thought it … Continue reading

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Wolf Creek 2

I was lucky enough to attend the premiere of Wolf Creek 2 as part of Frightfest a couple of weeks ago and I have to say I was mightily impressed. I enjoyed the first Wolf Creek film but I had … Continue reading

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Representation and Women in Film

Women are sorely underrepresented in media but what can we do about it? There is a way to combat it and it’s called representation. Young girls need to see that there are more options available than just actress or singer … Continue reading

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Hooneymoon Review

First time director Leigh Janiak should be proud of her first film, it’s not only a solid debut but it’s been getting some pretty great reviews and it’s easy to see why. Honeymoon is just that, the story of two … Continue reading

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