TV Show Review

Stranger Things 2 Review

Back in May when I reviewed Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, I made the statement that there was a lot of pressure on the film to recapture, and even surpass, the feel and thrill of its first instalment. I bring this up because I feel as though the statement can applied to the hype surrounding… Continue reading Stranger Things 2 Review

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Retro-Review: The Wailing.

Brevity is one advantage horror has over many genres. It's ability to scare, surprise and shock audiences over a short run-time is unrivaled but sometimes a good story requires length. The Exorcist and the more recent IT went past the two hour mark and still scared audiences shitless. The same goes for The Wailing, a South… Continue reading Retro-Review: The Wailing.

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Retro-Review: The Devil’s Backbone.

Everything Guillermo del Toro touches seems to turn to cinematic gold. OK, at worst silver. But I digress, from his superhero films like Hellboy and Blade 2 to his sci-fi epic  Pacific Rim and his Gothic films Pan's Labyrinth and Crimson Peak del Toro has mastered a certain kind of cinematic language that hypnotises and… Continue reading Retro-Review: The Devil’s Backbone.