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A New Trailer for The Shining Re-Release
The British Film Institute are set to re-release Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece, The Shining , in UK cinemas for Halloween. One of the scariest movies of all time, it really deserves to be experienced on the big screen because it plays so much differently th...
The British Film Institute are set to re-release Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece, The Shining, in UK cinemas for Halloween. One of the scariest movies of all time, it really deserves to be experienced on the big screen because ...
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My review of the Shallows

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In Jaume Collet-Serra's The Shallows, the extravagantly proportioned great white shark relentlessly stalking surfer-meal Nancy (Blake Lively) represents the raw power that is the grieving process.
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A documentary fronted by George Galloway, who narrates The Killings of Tony Blair as if he's recounting a horror story, must be taken with a grain of salt.
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Was Steven Spielberg's The BFG the toast of Cannes?
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Ghostbusters (2016) Review
Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters
is a cartoon-like remake in no threat of replacing the original in the hearts
of millions. Call it fate, call it bad luck, call it remake karma. But it must
be qualified through a very specific context and nuance. Set against the 19...
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Robert Altman’s revisionist western about a strong-willed sex worker refuses to play by the genre’s gender rules.
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FrightFest 2016, the UK's premier horror film festival, runs over the forthcoming August Bank Holiday weekend.
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Your next obsession: the horrifying, stylised worlds of Mario Bava.
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Blair Witch Trailer: Adam Wingard's New Film Revealed
The cat is out the bag, folks. Adam Wingard, director of A Horrible Way to Die, You're Next and The Guest, has secretly made a brand new Blair Witch movie and it's being released in September (16th). That's title, too: Blair Witch. Simon Barrett, the screen...
The cat is out the bag, folks. Adam Wingard, director of A Horrible Way to Die, You're Next and The Guest, has secretly made a brand new Blair Witch movie and it's being released in September (16th). That's title, too: Blair ...
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The cult Italian horror maestro has influenced everyone from John Carpenter to Nicolas Winding Refn.
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I write about films for magazines and websites. I also wrote a monograph about Mario Bava's Black Sunday (1960).
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Frightfest: Directors Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kölsch on Starry Eyes and...
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Starry Eyes, as written and directed by Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer, is the classic film industry…

Jupiter Ascending review
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Jupiter Ascending is the Wachowski siblings’ most ambitious film to date, where the virtual world of The Matrix…

BFI Cult: In The Mouth Of Madness by John Carpenter
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John Carpenter’s In the Mouth of Madness (1994) is the closing film of a loose trilogy taking as its narrative hook and theme ‘the end of th

Interview: Buddy Giovinazzo on A Night of Nightmares
www.horrorflickers.com

During Film4 FrightFest 2012 I sat down with Buddy Giovinazzo, the director of such films as Combat Shock (1984) and A Night of Nightmares (

Review: Tim Burton's Frankenweenie (2012)
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Making a return to animation film-making – and therefore to the very start of his career - reworking a short piece made at Disney in the mid

Review: Lucio Fulci's Zombie Flesh Eaters (1979)
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Lucio Fulci’s career was in the doldrums before he took on Zombie Flesh Eaters. He’d directed several gory and borderline-surreal gialli thr

“Man of Steel” (2013)
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director: Zack Snyder Writers: David S. Goyer (screenplay), David S. Goyer (story) and Christopher Nolan (

Movies Inspired by Fine Art
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Like the best kinds of creative relationships, fine art and cinema stimulate and draw from each other in equal measure. Both run deep in the

“Behind the Candelabra” (2013)
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Genre: Biography, Drama Director: Steven Soderbergh Writers: Richard LaGravenese (screenplay), Alex Thorleifson (book), Scott Thorson (book)

“Only God Forgives” (2013)
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller Director: Nicolas Winding Refn Writers: Nicolas Winding Refn Stars: Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Yayayi

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The Place Beyond The Pines – Review › Cinemart
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Taking A Gamble Beyond The Stars: Sci-Fi Casinos › Cinemart
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The Year of the Rat Pack › Cinemart
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The Look Of Love – Review › Cinemart
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