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Stonehearst Asylum Review

                             “believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see” If you are at all familiar with Edgar Allan Poe, you might find the synopsis for Stonehearst Asylum familiar. That’s because it’s based on Poe’s The System of … Continue reading

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Starry Eyes

Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer are the Writing-directing duo behind Starry Eyes, a dark tale about the pursuit of fame but also the desperation to be taken seriously, to be validated and this is what sets Starry Eyes apart. It … Continue reading

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I Watched Twixt So You Don’t Have To

Francis Ford Coppola has lost his damn mind. I appreciate he’s made some crappy films in the past but his name still carries such weight that I’m still drawn in by it. I wish I wasn’t. How can the man … Continue reading

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What We Do in the Shadows – Out Today!

What We Do in the Shadows is a mockumentary focusing on four vampire flatmates. Directors and writers Jemaine Clement & Taiki Waititi star alongside Jonathan Brugh, each playing a very different vampire. Clement is fantastic as the dark and brooding … Continue reading

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Antiviral: An Infectious Debut

“I understand your fascination with her. I understand completely. She’s perfect somehow, isn’t she? More than perfect. More than human.” Antiviral has been out for a while now but I’ve only just had a chance to watch it and wanted … Continue reading

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Movies With Bite: A Look Back at Cursed

I had forgotten that Cursed existed up until the night before I rewatched it. I saw the film when it came out (2005) and when I saw it up on Netflix I thought I’d give it another go as I … Continue reading

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Dracula Untold: A vampire film with no bite

If you’ve seen Coppola’s Bram Stoker’s Dracula you’ll be familiar with the opening few minutes where they explain the history of Dracula as Vlad the Impaler and the fate of his loving wife. Those few minutes are dragged out into … Continue reading

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Ouija Review

I really like Olivia Cooke (Bates Motel, The Quiet Ones) but she doesn’t make it easy, her latest film Ouija is a lacklustre affair which is really frustrating because it has promise but just doesn’t deliver. The story concerns best … Continue reading

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Supermensch Review

If you’ve never heard of Shep Gordon, you won’t be alone but believe me when I say, you want to know who he is. It’s one of those incredible stories that sound too good to be true. Through a series … Continue reading

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The Babadook

                        If its in a word, or its in a look, you can’t get rid of The Babadook. Written and directed by Jennifer Kent The Babadook is an intelligent and deeply disturbing film. Amelia (played by Essie Davis) is a … Continue reading

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