‘The Haunting Of Hill House’: An Insight To Personal Horror

In 2018, the first season of The Haunting of Hill House was released to Netflix. It’s directed by Mike Flanagan, who is arguably one of the best horror directors around right now, and follows the Crain family as they move into an isolated, run-down mansion, or what eventually becomes known as Hill House. Upon its…

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REVIEW: A Fitting Epilogue For A Beloved Character – El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019)

“It doesn’t sit as a burden on Breaking Bad’s shoulders, but instead as a character-driven companion that helps in solidifying one of the most beloved characters in the history of television” Breaking Bad has largely been regarded as one of the best TV shows ever made. It’s one of the few shows that manages to…

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‘Interstellar’, ‘Arrival’ and Sci-Fi: When Fiction Meets Reality

Science fiction is a genre that has absolutely no limitations. From the fun adventures of Star Wars (1977), to heart-breaking romances such as Her (2013) and gruelling horrors like Alien (1979), these films couldn’t differ from each other more if they tried. Some sci-fi films are about space wars rooted in hope, some are about…

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Her Smell (2019) and “The Power of Going Backwards”

Stories about following your dreams have been told many times in film. These can either be extremely inspirational or they can find themselves getting stuck in a strange tug-of-war between passion and addiction. They can border between a Disney fairy-tale or a twisted psychological thriller. Both are about chasing your dreams and the problems that…

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‘Booksmart’: Not Entirely By The Book

In the past couple of years, we have been very lucky to be blessed with a number of great coming-of-age films. In 2016 we got The Edge of Seventeen, we were then given Lady Bird in 2017, and just last year were given Eighth Grade. It wouldn’t be fair if the yearly tradition of relatable,…

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‘Iron Man 3’: A Different Kind of Superpower

Whether you grew up with the comics, you watch the movies, both or neither – we are all familiar with what makes Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, heroes. They are strong, powerful and brave. They’re here to save us, and we’re just here to watch. We see them all the time, in the comics, tv shows and movies. People love superheroes so much not just because they’re flashy and cool, but because they’re what we dream of being. They give people someone to look up to and the empowerment they need to plow through a reality that is not so magical. We are shown characters like Superman, who look like Gods, act like saviors and represent nothing but endless possibility, and this is what makes a superhero, right? Well, this isn’t what makes Iron Man.

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Frances Ha and Its Everlasting Message About the Road to Finding Yourself

Coming-of-age films are great. It’s very rare you meet someone who doesn’t love at least one coming-of-age film – this is because we all resonate with them in some kind of way. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you’re from or what you do, growing up is never easy – for anyone – and…

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