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

The Babadook
Drama / Horror

The Babadook

Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook is a tiny but perfectly formed Australian horror movie which has impressed critics across the globe. Seemingly coming from nowhere and landing rave reviews, The Babadook has proved there’s still a market for intelligent, well designed horror; it not only highlights how terrible recent horrors like Annabelle and Ouija have been, … Continue reading

Maleficent: Review
Action/Adventure / Films

Maleficent: Review

Even putting aside the fact that Maleficent was only green-lit because some producer realised that Angelina Jolie shared a similar facial structure with a drawing, it’s difficult to approach Maleficent without an edge of cynicism. Disney’s latest plan for making all the money in the world seems to be ‘reimagining’ their animated and existing properties … Continue reading

Carrie
Films / Horror

Carrie

Carrie is the sort of movie you watch as a teenager and enjoy without getting much out of. It’s only when you revisit it as an adult, having gained a far greater understanding of cinema, that you understand what an accomplished and brilliant movie it is. Brian de Palma’s 1976 horror movie is a fantastic … Continue reading