Features, Musical

Spectacular Spectacular – ‘Moulin Rouge!’ at 20

At the very first Moulin Rouge test screening, 20th Century Fox did not tell the audience that the film was a musical. Studio executives were worried. Looking back, it feels impossible that anyone would have worried about Moulin Rouge. It was the final installment of…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: Bombshell (2020)

Following in the footsteps of Adam McKay’s mixed bag efforts into the realms of political takedown cinema, Jay Roach steps up to the plate. As a filmmaker with similarly comedic roots – Roach helmed all 3 Austin Powers films as well as Meet the Parents…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: The Goldfinch (2019)

Adapting an almost 800-page book for the big screen screams ‘ambition’ more than anything. Sure enough, John Crowley’s adaptation of Donna Tartt’s 2013 novel The Goldfinch is nothing if not ambitious. The film opens on a grown-up Theo Decker (Ansel Elgort) contemplating suicide. His mother…

Articles, Features, Films

What Makes The Perfect Paranormal Horror?

In its essence, paranormal horror aims to scare us shitless and toy with that crippling fear we have of the unexplained. Whether it’s shot found-footage style or dramatically cinematic, live-action tales of ghosts and ghouls are naturally frightening because accounts of their malice exist in…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: Destroyer (2019)

Karyn Kusama is a director who has crossed many genres; from boxing movie (Girlfight), through to sci-fi (Aeon Flux) and horror (Jennifer’s Body, The Invitation). She now takes on the LA Noir, teaming up with her regular writing team and new collaborator Nicole Kidman. Unfortunately,…

Events, Films, TV

The 2019 Golden Globe Awards WINNERS

The Golden Globes gave us a lot to talk about! From tracking tallies on our favorite actors in anticipation for the Oscars to… a flu shot segment? The NBC televised event had its ups and downs, but most of all, it fed our ever growing…

Features

The DCEU Movies Ranked

Braving the waters of the comic book universe once again this week, Warner Bros have supposedly turned back the tide and managed to deliver a superhero story that is getting unanimous praise for embracing its bonkers premise and surfing it to the shore of success….

Film Trailers, Uncategorized

A Hero Is Born In The Final ‘Aquaman’ Trailer

“Following the events of Justice League, Arthur Curry, the reluctant ruler of the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, is caught in a battle between surface dwellers that threaten his oceans and his own people, who are ready to lash out and invade the surface.” Directed by: James Wan Cast: Jason Momoa,…

Articles

The Killing Of A Sacred Deer: A Twisted Contemporary Greek Tragedy

Written by Emily Jones Known as one of 2017’s strangest movies, The Killing Of A Sacred Deer is a psychological thriller directed by famed director Yorgos Lanthimos. Known for his stilted characters featuring robotic deliveries, Lanthomo’s latest movie, in fact, features a series of transactional relationships and conversations…