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Watch The STRANGER THINGS Season 4 Teaser

It’s likely that fans have been clamouring for something (anything) Stranger Things related. Well, that comes now in the form of this new teaser which shows…very little new footage. You just get quick snippets – the most [...]

August 6, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE HOLE

Nick Hamm – 2001 The Hole starts off promising enough – but that just might be because Clint Mansell‘s score is eerily similar to Ennio Morricone‘s music from The Thing. However, this Brit thriller from director Nick Hamm [...]

June 10, 2021

The Mighty Kurt Russell

The mighty Kurt Russell turned 70 years old on 17 March 2021. The iconic actor has had a long and varied career, starring in a variety of beloved cult classics and out-right global blockbusters. Russell brings a laid-back, blue-collar vibe to his [...]

March 17, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Johannes Roberts’ STORAGE 24

Take a measure of John Carpenter mixed spice (The Thing, Assault On Precinct 13), add a touch of Alien, a pinch of Shaun of the Dead and a smidgen of Die Hard, bring to the boil and rest. Now, get ready to serve-up Storage 24. Director Johannes [...]

March 6, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Paul Campion’s THE DEVIL’S ROCK

The horror genre is frequently looked down on by film critics. It can often be exploitative, cheap and nasty – three things that if done right can be quite a thrill for an audience. However, it’s a difficult juggling act to get right, meaning [...]

March 5, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE THING

John Carpenter – 1982 Director John Carpenter delivers a brilliant sci-fi/horror with this update of Christian Nyby and Howard Hawks‘ The Thing From Another World. The Thing is loaded with great performances and brilliant atmosphere. [...]

October 30, 2020

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