Mendez, Baledon, Urueta: The Golden Age of Mexican Horror Cinema

Mendez, Baledon, Urueta: The Golden Age of Mexican Horror Cinema

“By locating the figure of the (European) vampire in a Mexican setting, these films express an anxiety about outsiders, immigrants and colonisers.” – The Golden Age of Mexican Horror by Paul A J Lewis.

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Time Bandits (1981) Review

Time Bandits (1981) Review

Terry Gilliam’s time travelling romp, ‘Time Bandits’ (1981), remains an example of his unique blend of humour and darkness. The first of Gilliam’s Trilogy of Imagination reviewed by Christopher Connor.

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The Omen Films Ranked

The Omen Films Ranked

Known as one of the great horror franchises to spawn from the 1970s horror boom, ‘The Omen’ has scared for generations. In this edition of Ranked, Sophia Mae Patfield ranks each entry from worst to best.

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Caliber 9 (1972) Review

Caliber 9 (1972) Review

‘You Have to Accept It’: Fate and Power in Fernando di Leo’s Milano calibro 9 (Calibre 9, 1972). Review by Paul A J Lewis.

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How Music Reframes the Violence in You Were Never Really Here

How Music Reframes the Violence in You Were Never Really Here

How the music composed by Jonny Greenwood for ‘You Were Never Really Here’ borrows from Aphex Twin to create a dialogue between character and narrative. Essay by Cole Clark.

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How Every Element in the Final Sequence from ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ Works To Create A Wonderfully Disturbing Finale

How Every Element in the Final Sequence from ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ Works To Create A Wonderfully Disturbing Finale

How Anthony Minghella’s ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ borrows from Hitchcock and Film Noir to create a phenomenal and tense final sequence. Analysis by Sophie Cook.

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Lost in Translation: Romance in a Blur

Lost in Translation: Romance in a Blur

How Sofia Coppola crafted one of the most intimate and realistic depictions of romance in her boundary shattering 2003 film ‘Lost In Translation’. Article by Sophia Mae Patfield.

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