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Every 'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street' Song Ranked

Every 'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street' Song Ranked

Every song from Tim Burton's 'Sweeney Todd' (2007) starring Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter ranked from worst to best by Sophie Grant.[...]
Rebecca Seghini's 5 More of the Best Character introductions In Movie History

Rebecca Seghini's 5 More of the Best Character introductions In Movie History

Rebecca Seghini chooses 5 (more) of the Best Character Introductions in Movie History in the latest entry to our writing team's "Best Character Intros" series. In this piece... three non-human characters and a fashion icon.[...]
Analyzing 'Star Wars' Lore: The Jedi

Analyzing 'Star Wars' Lore: The Jedi

The history, development and contradictions in Jedi lore in the 'Star Wars' franchise. Article by Jacob Davis.[...]
A24 Horror: Success, Religion and Difference in Modern American Cinema

A24 Horror: Success, Religion and Difference in Modern American Cinema

How A24 have managed to tap into the zeitgeist with recent releases 'The Witch' and 'Hereditary' to offer horrors that do more than make you jump out of your skin. Article by Beth Sawdon.[...]
Aardman Animation Movies Ranked

Aardman Animation Movies Ranked

All 7 movie releases from famed British stop-motion animators Aardman Animation have been ranked from good to legendary by Beth Sawdon.[...]
Top 10 Zombie Movies

Top 10 Zombie Movies

We all love a good Zombie story, but which are the best ones ever put to the big screen? Beth Sawdon has curated our list of Top 10 Zombie Movies, here.[...]
Your Holiday Guide to Bad Halloween Movies

Your Holiday Guide to Bad Halloween Movies

In a genre that has thrown out its fair share of stinkers, Jacob Davis outlines 12 particularly bad horror movies to avoid watching... ever.[...]
Katie Doyle's 5 More of the Best Character Introductions in Movie History

Katie Doyle's 5 More of the Best Character Introductions in Movie History

5 (more) of the best character introductions in movie history as chosen by The Film Magazine's Katie Doyle. This list includes an unlikely Muppets movie character and a few stone cold classics.[...]
Live-Action Jokers Ranked

Live-Action Jokers Ranked

Every live-action incarnation of The Joker - as played by Cesaro Romero, Jack Nicholson, Heath Ledger, Jared Leto & Joaquin Phoenix - ranked from worst to best.[...]
Joker: Incels, Violence, the Alt-Right - Tackling the Discourse Around 2019's Most Controversial Movie

Joker: Incels, Violence, the Alt-Right - Tackling the Discourse Around 2019's Most Controversial Movie

Jacob Davis tackles the hysteria surrounding Todd Phillips' 'Joker' (2019), breaking down the discourse forged by the opinions of high-ranking journalists in an attempt to get to the bottom of the controversy.[...]



Nightmare on Elm Street Films Ranked

Nightmare on Elm Street Films Ranked

All 9 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' movies, from the original in 1984 to the remake in 2010 and including 'Freddy vs Jason', Ranked from worst to best by Sam Sewell-Peterson.[...]
10 Best Horror Movies of the 2010s

10 Best Horror Movies of the 2010s

The best horror movie of each year 2010-2019 listed in this article: 10 Best Horror Movies of the 2010s. Written by Jacob Davis.[...]
Sam Sewell-Peterson's 5 More of the Best Character Introductions in Movie History

Sam Sewell-Peterson's 5 More of the Best Character Introductions in Movie History

Sam Sewell-Peterson selects 5 of the best character introductions in movie history, including characters played by the likes of Nicolas Cage and Javier Bardem.[...]
Modern Problems Require Modern Solutions: Expectations of Star Wars Lore in the 21st Century

Modern Problems Require Modern Solutions: Expectations of Star Wars Lore in the 21st Century

How expectations regarding 'Star Wars' lore have been cultivated and why it isn't the end of the world that you don't know anything about Snoke.[...]
5 More of the Best Character Introductions in Movie History

5 More of the Best Character Introductions in Movie History

From The Dude in 'The Big Lebowski' to Vito Corleone in 'The Godfather' - 5 More of the Best Character Introductions in Movie History from Jacob Davis.[...]
The Scariest Scene of the 2010s - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

The Scariest Scene of the 2010s - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Despite the resurgence of horror in the 2010s, the scariest scene of the decade came from a 'Star Wars' movie? Kieran Judge explores how Darth Vader has never been more terrifying than in 'Rogue One'.[...]
The Wizard of Oz - 80 Years of Social Relevance

The Wizard of Oz - 80 Years of Social Relevance

The impact of 'The Wizard of Oz', its context to politics at the time and the profound effect it had during the 2nd world war examined in the year of its 80th anniversary by Beth Sawdon.[...]
A Textual Critique of 'Stand Your Ground'

A Textual Critique of 'Stand Your Ground'

2014 Michael McClendon movie 'Stand Your Ground' sides you with the assailant in a "based on true events" story of a real-life murder trial from the perspective of the perpetrator's mother. Jacob Davis explores its problematic stance.[...]
12 Lightsaber Designs Star Wars Should Employ

12 Lightsaber Designs Star Wars Should Employ

It's like a catalogue, but instead of shopping for household goods or clothing, you're shopping for Lightsabers...[...]
Tim Burton Movies Ranked

Tim Burton Movies Ranked

All 19 of the films directed by iconic filmmaker Tim Burton ranked from worst to best, including 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory', 'Sweeney Todd', 'Edward Scissorhands' and 'Beetlejuice'.[...]