Monthly Archives: January 2015

Black Christmas Remake

I did it. I sat through the remake of Black Christmas. I thought that after posting my thoughts on the original that perhaps I should watch the remake out of morbid curiosity. Where to start?  WARNING: here be spoilers! It … Continue reading

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Ghostbusters Cast Announced

Well, it’s official, here is the lineup for Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters reboot. I’m a little underwhelmed by it. I’m not keen on the idea of a Ghostbusters reboot. Couldn’t someone have written a brand new film that’s based around the … Continue reading

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Classic Horror: Black Christmas 1974

                                            Agnes it’s me Billy … Christmas has come and gone but it’s still cold enough to enjoy a festive horror. WARNING: here be spoilers, so if you haven’t seen the film you might want to watch it before reading … Continue reading

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It Follows

It Follows is a new horror written and directed by David Robert Mitchell and it’s generating quite a bit of buzz. I’m looking forward to the screening next week. I hope I’ll be able to talk about it straight away … Continue reading

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The Sacrament Pissed Me Off

The Sacrament popped up on Netflix and I hadn’t heard about it so, knowing next to nowt I stuck it on. I noticed the similarity to Jonestown and tweeted as much including a spoiler alert: don’t drink the Kool Aid. … Continue reading

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Where Are The Female Directors?

What do these films have in common? Big, We Need to Talk About Kevin, Waynes World, Sleepless in Seattle, American Psycho, Little Miss Sunshine, Boys Don’t Cry, The Notorious Bettie Page, Jumpin Jack Flash and Fast Times at Ridgemont High. … Continue reading

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Inherent Vice

“The tendency in physical objects to deteriorate because of the fundamental instability of the components of which they are made, as opposed to deterioration caused by external forces” Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and based on the novel of the … Continue reading

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Where The Devil Hides (The Devil’s Hand)

Where the Devil Hides, known in the US as The Devil’s Hand, has a strong start with a prophecy foreshadowing the arrival of the devil’s hand via 6 girls born on the 6th day of the 6th month. These girls … Continue reading

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Call for Papers “I’ll See You Again in 25 Years: The Return of Twin Peaks and Generations of Cult TV” A two-day international conference. School of Arts and Media, University of Salford, UK 21st- – 22nd May 2015

Originally posted on Dr Kirsty Fairclough:
I’m excited to announce the Call for Papers for “I’ll See You Again in 25 Years: The Return of Twin Peaks and Generations of Cult TV” This event is a two-day international conference held…

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Into the Woods

Disney and Sondheim are immiscible, they do not mix. They separate into their very different parts; with Disney floating on top of the dark and heavy Sondheim. You can lead a mouse into the woods but you can’t make it…sing? … Continue reading

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