David Fincher Movies Ranked

David Fincher Movies Ranked

David Fincher’s 11 feature films, including ‘Mank’, ranked by how closely they’re identified with the image of “a David Fincher movie.” List by Jacob Davis.

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Tom and Jerry (2021) Review

Tom and Jerry (2021) Review

Is Tom & Jerry the best new comedy of 2021, or exploitation of nostalgia for profit? Is it worth getting a HBO Max subscription for? Chloë Grace Moretz stars, Jacob Davis reviews.

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10 Terrible Romantic Comedies

10 Terrible Romantic Comedies

10 terrible romantic comedy films to either completely avoid or to embrace and watch instead of the usual suspects this Valentine’s Day. List by Jacob Davis.

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The Subversion of the Motion Picture Production Code in Cat People

The Subversion of the Motion Picture Production Code in Cat People

How Jacques Tourneur thriller ‘Cat People’ (1942) worked with and against the Hays Code to become a much discussed and highly influential film of its era. Essay by Jacob Davis.

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How ‘What We Do In the Shadows’ Reshapes the “Man Alone” with Vampire Cinema

How ‘What We Do In the Shadows’ Reshapes the “Man Alone” with Vampire Cinema

Reassessing New Zealand cinema’s “man alone” trope for Taika Waititi’s much-loved vampire mockumentary ‘What We Do In the Shadows’. Essay by Jacob Davis.

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10 Best Horror Films 2020

10 Best Horror Films 2020

It has been tough to find the best quality movies in 2020, but here are the 10 Best Horror Films 2020 for fans of the horror genre to enjoy. List by Jacob Davis.

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The Princess Switch: Switched Again (2020) Review

The Princess Switch: Switched Again (2020) Review

It’s Netflix Christmas with the 2nd instalment of ‘The Princess Switch’, ‘The Princess Switch: Switched Again’ starring Vanessa Hudgens, Vanessa Hudgens and… Vanessa Hudgens. Jacob Davis reviews.

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10 Best Horror Movies of the 2000s

10 Best Horror Movies of the 2000s

The 2000s is something of an underrated decade for horror, the decade throwing up critical darling, genre defining fare and audience pleasers alike. Here are the 10 best horror movies of the 2000s. List by Jacob Davis.

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Where to Start with David Lynch

Where to Start with David Lynch

Where to start with David Lynch, the painter turned screen artist who has left an indelible mark on American cinema. Jacob Davis offers a guide on how to introduce yourself to the dream-like state of Lynch’s filmography.

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Blockbuster Filmmaking and Transmedia Storytelling at the Great Pit of Carkoon

Blockbuster Filmmaking and Transmedia Storytelling at the Great Pit of Carkoon

How the Great Pit of Carkoon in ‘Star Wars – Return of the Jedi’ is an example of commodified transmedia storytelling and blockbuster filmmaking. Essay by Jacob Davis.

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