The Silence of the Lambs
Films / Horror / Thriller

The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs remains one of the few movies to sweep the ‘big’ Oscars, winning Best Director, Actor, Actress, Writing and Best Picture. Whilst it’s not surprising that the Academy lavished such praise upon the movie – it’s an incredibly well drawn and brilliantly constructed film – what is surprising is that they chose … Continue reading

The Exorcist
Films / Horror

The Exorcist

The Exorcist is widely considered to be the scariest horror movie of all time. William Friedkin’s movie, adapted from William Peter Blatty’s novel, caused a huge stir upon its release in 1973 – audiences were absolutely terrified by it, and to this day, the movie sits firmly atop top ten horror movie lists. But it’s a … Continue reading

Only God Forgives
Drama / Films / Thriller

Only God Forgives

Nicolas Winding Refn’s and Ryan Gosling’s previous collaboration, Drive, was a great critical success and has in the years since its release developed a vast cult following. The appeal of that movie hangs primarily on its mixing of genres, with Refn treating B-movie material with an A-movie focus and pushing style, atmosphere and emotion through fantastic, … Continue reading