The Forgotten Brilliance of ‘High Fidelity’ (2000)

There still isn’t a more dreadful romantic comedy lead than that of High Fidelity (2000).

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REVIEW: Brea Grant’s Frenetically Fun Dark Horror Comedy ‘12 Hour Shift’ (2020) Flies Past

Grant’s film treads a fine line of stone-faced humour, exploitation, and bloody violence, but a female centric cast and memorable performances make this an energetic and curious calling card

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‘The King’s Speech’ (2010) at 10: Is it a Perpetual Classic?

The King’s Speech is a decade old in an ever changing industry. Have the old-school charms that brought it massive acclaim also helped it stand the test of time?

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Now That’s What I Call Kino #17 – The Definitive Black and White of ‘The Big Heat’ (1953)

Post World War II Hollywood was famed for its darker tales that emphasised the cynical attitudes of Americans who had seen the rise of fascism and millions of lives lost. The 40s and 50s looked towards European filmmakers and inspired their own visual style from their roots. As well as this, the crime drama that…

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REVIEW: ‘Away’ (2019) is a Wondrous Artistic Achievement

See it on the biggest screen, with the best sound and in the darkest room, Zilbalodis’ remarkable animation will make you feel like you’re flying

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REVIEW: The ‘Pieces of a Woman’ (2020) Don’t Add Up

As the film unfolds, “She’s Good” feels symptomatic of Pieces of a Woman’s overall disinterest in the layers of Martha’s emotions, especially her grief.

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‘American Psycho’ (2000) and ‘From Hell’ (2001) – 20 Years of Untapped Potential

Serial killer movies American Psycho and From Hell have just hit their twentieth anniversaries. What do they have in common, and what do they have to say about our changed world today?

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REVIEW: ‘White Lie’ (2019) is Absolutely Enthralling in the Emotions it Provokes

White Lie is an unremitting descent into madness and the spiralling, full-body panic of a lie gone terribly wrong. The film’s directors, Yonah Lewis and Calvin Thomas, have masterfully crafted a thriller in the body of a drama about a university student faking a cancer diagnosis.

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The Ten Best TV Episodes of 2020

Last year, myself and guest writer Daniel Nicholl compiled a list of the best TV episodes of 2019. So given the fact that 2020 has been another excellent year for TV (and TV alone) – it seemed wise for us to carry on this trend. So, in no particular order, here is a list of…

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‘The Boys’: A Critique on the Consumption of the Superhero Genre

The Boys is an absurd yet satirical superhero series that discusses issues that are culturally and politically relevant in real-life.

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