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JUMPSCARECUT: Bad Romance

October is synonymous with a few things: autumn leaves, pumpkin-spiced everything, Halloween, the return of The Walking Dead on TV, and more horror movies than you can wield a knife at. Not everyone has a stomach for gore or the mettle for scares though. If…

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Films I Watched Way Too Young

A person’s relationship with film is often rooted in childhood experiences. Whether it be that first fateful trip to the cinema, that beloved classic you ruined the VHS of with repeat viewings, your first proper horror movie experience or perhaps a movie you watched alongside…

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Remake An Idea

In our first video essay, Sam discusses how CRANK (2006) is a re-imagining of Rudolph Maté’s 1949 noir film D.O.A. and why re-imaginings rather than remakes could be the way forward for films! What films would you like to see re-imagined? Let us know in…

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Cinema Etiquette Is Dead

If film is my religion, then the cinema is my place of worship.  I can’t remember a time I didn’t adore watching movies.  My mum will tell tales of how I would be transfixed by Fantasia while still in my baby walker, asking to immediately…

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‘Mission: Impossible’ Retrospective: Part 2

Welcome back. My mission, that I’ve chosen to accept, is to look at the recent era of the M:I franchise. If you missed it, check out Part 1 of this retrospective. Amidst growing opinions about Cruise’s personal life and despite the commercial success of Mission:…

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‘Mission: Impossible’ Retrospective: Part 1

The year is 2003. Action figures and the weekly catch up of Jackie Chan Adventures are the fuel to my young imagination. However, the biggest contributor to fuelling my playground adventures and hours in the garden: Movies. Cut to the summer of ’03 and my…

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It’s Not Your Star Wars…

A long time ago in a galaxy far far away… People used to behave in a decent respectable way towards each other.   There has been a tonne of furore of late regarding ‘Star Wars’; the films and the fandom. More specifically, the treatment of talented…