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SPECTRE – Spoiler Review
Bond

SPECTRE – Spoiler Review

Casino Royale pulled the Bond template apart to start fresh, giving us a raw and unpolished Bond in a world without gadgets and eccentric villains. The suggestion then was that this was the new Bond, the serious, semi-realistic and edgy Bond; the Bond for the 2000s. Then we got Skyfall, which ended on very familiar … Continue reading

A Single Man – Review
Drama

A Single Man – Review

Following on from LGTB Representation in Cinema, it seemed fitting to examine one of the highlights of the so-called gay genre – fashion designer Tom Ford’s 2009 drama, A Single Man.  The film, based on Christopher Isherwood’s dreamy and beautiful novel of the same name, follows English professor George Falconer (Colin Firth) on what potentially, could be … Continue reading

It Follows: Review
Horror

It Follows: Review

Horror seems to be going through something of a renaissance this century. After the slasher-heavy cheapness of the 80s, the irony of the 90s, and the influx of remakes and misguided torture porn movies of the early 2000s, it seems that the horror movie is finally back on form. A quick search of modern classics … Continue reading

The Innkeepers: Review
Horror

The Innkeepers: Review

Ti West has emerged as one of the most interesting horror directors working today, though his films remain polarising for fans of the genre. West has developed a particular, steady style which takes the slowburn narrative to its extremes, and some find this approach dull. It could be argued that his movies contain a whole … Continue reading