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Why ‘The Muppets Christmas Carol’ is a Horror Film

Brian Henson’s dystopias are the source of many childhood nightmares for me. And if you grew up in the UK, it’s almost a guarantee that you’ve been subject to the horrors of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Whether you performed it as your annual Christmas play…

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JUMPCUT All The Way: The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

For many people, the Christmas period is filled with annual traditions. Finding a special film that you make time to watch each and every year is a wonderful thing, and for me, it’s The Muppet Christmas Carol. It takes a Charles Dickens classic and turns…

Film Reviews, Films, Z - 2018

REVIEW: King Of Thieves (2018)

Geriatric Lock Stock. The Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Box Robbery (there’s a mouthful) is an absolutely incredible story, the kind of tale in today’s age you’d expect to have taken place back in the old days. But, it was in 2015 when a group of…

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REVIEW: Harry Brown (2009)

‘Harry Brown’ is a film that has been on my watchlist for a considerable time now, as a result of good reviews from various website and other film critics, as well as my liking for Michael Caine as an actor. When I further inspected the…

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REVIEW: Stonehearst Asylum (2014)

With an absolutely stellar British cast and a decidedly dark and psychologically thrilling aura, ‘Stonehearst Asylum’ was a film I was very excited to see. It had such a low-key cinema release that it wasn’t until I saw it on the shelves of my local…

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REVIEW: Now You See Me (2013)

Magicians turned criminals, really? Magicians and film is such a hit and miss combination anyway. Some TV magicians are undisputedly amazing, and Christopher Nolan’s ‘The Prestige’ was a fantastic film. The key to the success of that particular magical movie was that the magic didn’t…