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Miskatonic: The Paranoid Women’s Film

When you think of the 1940s it’s an obvious reaction to presume that the era was full of misogyny towards women because it was a time when women were expected to be domesticated goddesses. In some respects you would be correct, however, it seems that…

Film Reviews, Films, Short Film

FINAL GIRLS: Flesh and Blood Shorts

Blood Runs Down We follow a mother and daughter as they pass through three stages; Idolatry, Resentment and Grief. These three stages represent aspects of their lives and show them in different circumstances through a short period of time together. In the opening sequence, the…

Film Reviews, Films

FINAL GIRLS: Tigers Are Not Afraid (2017)

Very much following in the same dark tradition as Guillermo del Toro, comes another Mexican director – Issa Lopez – who is also combining the very real-life, everyday horrors of a type of war (in this case, drug wars between the Mexican cartels) with fairy…

Articles

Dispatches from LA Comic Con 2018

I went to some really interesting panels at LA Comic Con, covering a wide range of topics, all of which were supremely geeky, so therefore right up my street. I really noticed this year (after last attending the Con in 2016), that every single panel…