Breach (2020) Review

Breach (2020) Review

2020 sci-fi actioner ‘Breach’, starring Bruce Willis, takes a lot of inspiration from the likes of ‘Alien’, but is a painful and unoriginal genre offering. Kieran Judge reviews.

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10 Perfect Horror Movie Double Bills

10 Perfect Horror Movie Double Bills

10 popular horror films are paired with 10 less popular horror films in this list of perfect horror movie double bills by Kieran Judge.

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The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) Review

The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) Review

Netflix Original ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ from screenwriter-director Aaron Sorkin and starring an ensemble including Eddie Redmayne, Sacha Baron Cohen, reviewed by Kieran Judge.

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Harry Potter and the Uncredited Creator of That Chess Scene

Harry Potter and the Uncredited Creator of That Chess Scene

The story of Jeremy Silman, the International Master of Chess uncredited with work on ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ and that iconic chess scene. Article by Kieran Judge.

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Breaking Principles: Passive Characters in ‘Vivarium’ (2020)

Breaking Principles: Passive Characters in ‘Vivarium’ (2020)

How ‘Vivarium’ (2020) succeeds in frustrating some and enlightening others through its choice of presenting actively-passive characters against all usual writing principles. Essay by Kieran Judge.

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Plot Reveals vs Plot Twists – When They Work and When They Don’t

Plot Reveals vs Plot Twists – When They Work and When They Don’t

When plot twists work and when they don’t. Kieran Judge explores one of cinema’s most controversial, discussion stirring narrative elements, ruminating on some of the form’s best and most famous examples.

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Shot For Shot: Safe-Theft Scene in Hitchcock’s ‘Marnie’ (1964)

Shot For Shot: Safe-Theft Scene in Hitchcock’s ‘Marnie’ (1964)

Over half a century later, Hitchcock’s movies still have us on the edge of our seats. But why? Kieran Judge breaks down how he masterfully manipulates his audience in a shot-by-shot analysis of a scene from ‘Marnie’ (1964).

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