Gravity
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Gravity

Alfonso Cuarón is one of the world’s greatest filmmakers. His back-catalogue is impressive – from the emotional, tragedic-comedy road trip of Y Tu Mamá También, to the blinding and powerful Children of Men, even to Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, the most creative and most-accomplished movie in the Potter franchise. Then there’s been interesting … Continue reading

[rec]
Films / Horror

[rec]

Horror fans tend to dismiss the 2000s as being the nadir of the genre, and it’s hard not to agree with them. The constant remakes of older, established slasher films, the seemingly endless parade of Japanese ghost stories – always advertised as “the scariest thing since The Ring” – and, of course, the gruesome and frankly … 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

Insidious
Films / Horror

Insidious

James Wan’s Saw was an effective little movie, but one which many horror fans agree did more damage than good, issuing in the ‘torture porn’ genre which plagued cinema for the early 2000s. But despite this, Wan is a man who knows his stuff, and his next big movie – Insidious – stands as one of the more effective … Continue reading