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[Review] Silence (2016)

[Review] Silence (2016)

Martin Scorsese is a director who has proven throughout his career he can tackle any subject matter, whether it be a biopic about a boxer or a a story about a haunted ambulance driver. With SILENCE he takes on a highly religious film based on the book of the same name. The book itself was … Continue reading

[Review] The Founder (2016)

[Review] The Founder (2016)

Based on a true story films are tricky, there is always that fine line between what you can show and tell and how to make it compelling enough to hold your audiences attention. Some take liberties with the truth and others try to stay on track and not take too many liberties. Truth is certainly … Continue reading

[Review] Nocturnal Animals (2016)

[Review] Nocturnal Animals (2016)

Unconventional narratives can either be successful in telling a story or they can fall flat. With films, this is always a risk, a risk of alienating the audience or having something that does not gel, the film will have no flow. Filmmakers such as David Lynch and David Cronenberg have mastered the unconventional narrative approach … Continue reading

[Review] You’re Next (2011)

[Review] You’re Next (2011)

Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett have certainly made a name for themselves in the horror genre in recent years, and it really started with this very film YOU’RE NEXT. This was a big break out film for them both, it helped that the film had a very strong word of mouth and it took horror … Continue reading

[Review] Poltergeist (2015)

[Review] Poltergeist (2015)

The horror genre is just riddled with remakes and reboots, and while we do get some fairly good films out of it, the majority just do not work. They really seem to be quick cash grabs with no imagination or respect for the source material. The original POLTERGEIST is a much loved film of the … Continue reading