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Short Scares At The 2018 Arrow Video Frightfest Film Festival

Now in its 18th year, the people behind the Frightfest Film Festival can easily hold their heads up high as the creators of one of the foremost film festivals in … Continue reading Short Scares At The 2018 Arrow Video Frightfest Film Festival

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Review: Searching (2018) – A Riveting 21st Century Parental Nightmare

Often when new approaches to storytelling are undertaken, they don’t always get it right the first time (or even the first few times). For example, while the found-footage genre was … Continue reading Review: Searching (2018) – A Riveting 21st Century Parental Nightmare

Review: Teen Titans! Go To The Movies (2018) – An Absolute Blast of Superhero Fun

Making the jump from the small to the big screen isn’t that unusual when it comes to kids TV. But as a general rule it tends to be shows that … Continue reading Review: Teen Titans! Go To The Movies (2018) – An Absolute Blast of Superhero Fun

Review: Ant-Man And The Wasp (2018) – The “Meh” of the Marvel Universe

Despite much of its worldwide release being delayed by that famed competition where 22 guys in shorts run around chasing a ball; it’s clear that the box office numbers for … Continue reading Review: Ant-Man And The Wasp (2018) – The “Meh” of the Marvel Universe

The Short View: G is for Gun (2018) – A Grim Look Into The Arming of American Teachers

Author’s Note: I contributed to this short film’s Kickstarter Campaign. Official Synopsis: G is for Gun is a thirty-minute documentary film exploring the highly controversial trend of armed faculty and staff … Continue reading The Short View: G is for Gun (2018) – A Grim Look Into The Arming of American Teachers

Why The Academy Must Start Rewarding Stunt Work In Movies

Most of you have probably never heard of 77-year-old Terry Leonard. But with nearly 150 credits to his name, chances are you’ve seen him on screen. Well, maybe not his … Continue reading Why The Academy Must Start Rewarding Stunt Work In Movies

Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018) – Breathtaking Espionage That Doesn’t Quite Top Previous Missions

You know, when someone told me that the first Mission: Impossible movie was directed by Brian De Palma, I immediately dismissed them as mistaken. How could someone like De Palma, … Continue reading Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018) – Breathtaking Espionage That Doesn’t Quite Top Previous Missions

Review: Incredibles 2 (2018) – A Super Sequel That Sits In The Shadow Of The Original

As unique as each Pixar movie is, there’s no doubt that Incredibles 2 had a very special mountain to climb. It had to match the high quality Pixar have set themselves … Continue reading Review: Incredibles 2 (2018) – A Super Sequel That Sits In The Shadow Of The Original

Directing Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 3 – Who’s Getting The Gig?

This whole high-profile firing of directors is becoming a thing, isn’t it? I refer, of course, to the recent firing of director and writer James Gunn from Guardians of the … Continue reading Directing Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 3 – Who’s Getting The Gig?

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The Dark Knight: 10 Years Later – Still The Greatest Comic Book Movie Ever Made, But It Leaves A Bitter Legacy

Author’s Note: Spoilers for The Dark Knight, Seven, Star Trek Into Darkness, Skyfall and The Avengers I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Back in 2008 I was so … Continue reading The Dark Knight: 10 Years Later – Still The Greatest Comic Book Movie Ever Made, But It Leaves A Bitter Legacy

Review: Skyscraper (2018) – The Rock Gets His John McClane On

Fun fact everyone. Skyscraper’s UK release date of July 12 is the exact 30 year anniversary for the world premiere of Bruce Willis’ Die Hard! It would be nice to … Continue reading Review: Skyscraper (2018) – The Rock Gets His John McClane On

Review: Basmati Blues (2017) – A Bubbly But Bland Bollywood Movie

Well this is a first. For those of you living around the world, you may not know that the United Kingdom has quite a significant South-Asian population. Mostly this is … Continue reading Review: Basmati Blues (2017) – A Bubbly But Bland Bollywood Movie