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Retro Review: ‘Urban Legend’

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Director: Jamie Blanks Cast: Jared Leto, Alicia Witt, Rebecca Gayheart, Tara Reid, Michael Rosenbaum, Loretta Devine, Joshua Jackson, Brad Dourif, Robert Englund Plot: An ‘urban legend’ themed murderer starts picking off people on… Continue reading

Top 10 Final Girls

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There are some cinema tropes that transcend their typical audience and become a central part of modern storytelling. Running to a departing loved one at the airport, for example, is a trope from… Continue reading

The Disney Marathon: ‘The Fox & the Hound’

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This is a movie that has always been on my radar, to the point that I know how the plot goes almost in its entirety. I’ve never seen it though, and it’s rarely… Continue reading

Movies & TV Based on Comics That You Haven’t Seen Yet

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Our cinemas and TVs have become flooded with superheroes. Since Iron Man proved that a well constructed comic narrative can be reproduced as a big-budget spectacle so long as you retain the core… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’

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Ok, this may desynchronise the rankings below but Amelia did not want to watch this as part of the marathon. She’s seen it before, and the giant Ralph made of Ralphs that appears… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Frozen’

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Well. We (mostly) randomise the order of the movies we watch in this series, and the wheel of fate have deliver us THAT Disney movie. Possibly THE Disney movie. Certainly the most talked… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘It Comes at Night’

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Director: Trey Edward Shults Cast: Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo, Riley Keough, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Griffin Robert Faulkner Plot: Two families share a house deep in the woods, trying to survive a… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Waves’

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Director: Trey Edward Shults Cast: Kelvin Harrison, Taylor Russell, Sterling K. Brown, Lucas Hedges, René2 Elise Goldsberry, Alexa Demie Plot: We follow a brief window in the lives of siblings Tyler and Emily.… Continue reading

The Disney Marathon: ‘Alice in Wonderland’

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Although we’re in a region where much of the social distancing requirements can be safely lifted, we still like to use Friday for family movie night. This week the randomiser gave us an… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Wrong Turn 6’

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It does look like the series has peaked and we’re heading back to dullsville. This next movie will have to mix things up to avoid being a dud. It doesn’t look like Doug… Continue reading