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News: My BLACK SUNDAY monograph is currently at the presses (is that the phrase?) and will be available from March. Feel free to pre-order!

UK: https://www.waterstones.com/book/black-sunday/martyn-conterio/9781906733834

US: http://www.amazon.com/Sunday-Devils-Advocates-Martyn-Conterio/dp/190673383X/ref=sr_1_6?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1424426272&sr=1-6&keywords=black+sunday
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10 Movies You Should Watch in 2015:


http://illusion.scene360.com/movies/74265/movies-2015/
It’s that time of year, the beginning of a new one, where we take a close look at the movie calendar and pick out upcoming titles that have caught the eye. It feels like cinema is in very good health at the minute, with classic picture after classic picture being released. Is this a golden...
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Ten Movies You Should Watch in 2015

http://illusion.scene360.com/movies/74265/movies-2015/
It’s that time of year, the beginning of a new one, where we take a close look at the movie calendar and pick out upcoming titles that have caught the eye. It feels like cinema is in very good health at the minute, with classic picture after classic picture being released. Is this a golden...
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My review of JUPITER ASCENDING for Film Divider website

http://tinyurl.com/k6j2xqd
Jupiter Ascending is the Wachowski siblings’ most ambitious film to date, where the virtual world of The Matrix…
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It's the Oscars tonight. I thought I'd share this article I wrote on ten movies I would have given the Best Picture award. 

http://illusion.scene360.com/movies/56067/10-movies-that-should-have-won-best-picture-oscars/
Film fans are used to the Oscars getting it wrong. The Academy voters deemed Robert Redford’s forgotten “Ordinary People” (1980) to be a superior work of art to Martin Scorsese’s “Raging Bull!” And what about “Crash” (the Paul Haggis one, not David Cronenberg’s 1996 masterpiece) bagging Best Picture, over the likes of “Brokeback Mountain” and...
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Notes on: Wake in Fright (1971)
Depicting Australian machismo, mateship and the rough-and-tumble etiquette of an outback mining town as an almost Kafkaesque fable, Wake in Fright  is well deserving of 'masterpiece' status, and any other praise you want to chuck at it.  Ted Kotcheff’s film...
Depicting Australian machismo, mateship and the rough-and-tumble etiquette of an outback mining town as an almost Kafkaesque fable, Wake in Fright is well deserving of 'masterpiece' status, and any other praise you want to ch...
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The spectacular STARRY EYES is out on Blu and DVD today in the USA. Read my review:


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Jupiter Ascending review
www.filmdivider.com

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
www.filmlandempire.com

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

Frightfest: Directors Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kölsch on Starry Eyes and...
www.filmdivider.com

Starry Eyes, as written and directed by Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer, is the classic film industry…

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)
www.horrorflickers.com

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)
www.horrorflickers.com

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

Thor: God Of Thunder, Lightning and Storms › Cinemart
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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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Bernie – Review › Cinemart
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Top Ten Romantic Films Ever Made – My List › Cinemart
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