The Witch: Review
Drama / Films / Horror

The Witch: Review

Whilst mainstream horror seems to be getting progressively worse, the indie scene is going from strength to strength, with creative and exciting new directors turning their hands to genre flicks and making some modern classics. Recently, The Babadook, It Follows, The Innkeepers, Goodnight Mommy, and A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, have all proved … Continue reading

Top 10 Movie Opening Sequences
Features

Top 10 Movie Opening Sequences

Openings in movies are important. A great opening sequence can generate atmosphere and mood, and gets the audience excited for what’s to come. Essentially, a film’s first scene or title sequence goes a long way towards confirming, and keeping, the audience’s attention, and there have been countless movies which have personally hooked me within the … Continue reading

A Clockwork Orange
Comedy / Drama / Films

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange has an infamous history. Anthony Burgess wrote the original novel back in 1962, over a three week period in order to beat a terminal brain-tumour which never quite lived up to it’s promise. The novel was unusual – a dystopian fiction detailing the life of a rapist and murderer and told in … Continue reading

The Shining: Review and Analysis
Films / Horror

The Shining: Review and Analysis

Stanley Kubrick remains one of America’s strongest filmmakers – best known for classics such as 2001: A Space Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange, Kubrick works across genres and his movies come with impeccable directing, atmosphere and a sense of intelligence. The Shining, one of Kubrick’s later movies, is now widely considered one (if not the) greatest horror movies … Continue reading