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Holy Water and Unholy Ghosts - The Resurrection of Hammer

Holy Water and Unholy Ghosts - The Resurrection of Hammer

Hammer, perhaps the most iconic horror movie company in the world, mirrored some of its classic films to come back from the dead. But what happened next? Kieran Judge examines...[...]
Adam McKay Directed Movies Ranked

Adam McKay Directed Movies Ranked

From modern comedy classics like 'Anchorman' to Oscar-winning dramas like 'The Big Short', here are all 6 of Adam McKay's movies ranked (from worst to best).[...]
Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies Ranked

Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies Ranked

Every movie from the first 10 years of the MCU (2008-2018) RANKED worst to best. 20 movies overall (including Infinity War).[...]
Why Are We Still Scared of Horror Movies?

Why Are We Still Scared of Horror Movies?

How have horror movies changed to keep us squirming in our seats and seeking the thrill time and time again? Beth Sawdon investigates in this special feature.[...]
Ben Affleck Movies Ranked

Ben Affleck Movies Ranked

Every movie directed by Hollywood megastar Ben Affleck has been ordered from worst to best in this edition of Ranked.[...]
Zack Snyder Movies Ranked

Zack Snyder Movies Ranked

Every feature-length movie directed by controversial and divisive filmmaker Zack Snyder, including 'Batman v Superman', 'Justice League' and '300' ranked from worst to best.[...]
The Era of Nostalgia in Cinema - Why Are We Watching So Many Remakes?

The Era of Nostalgia in Cinema - Why Are We Watching So Many Remakes?

Beth Sawdon explores the sociological, financial and creative reasons behind Hollywood's current leanings towards sequels, prequels, remakes and reboots in this special feature.[...]
Illumination Entertainment Animated Movies Ranked

Illumination Entertainment Animated Movies Ranked

Since bursting onto the scene in 2010 with 'Despicable Me', Illumination Entertainment have become a major player in Western animation. Here are all their films ranked worst to best.[...]
Top 10 Joel Schumacher Movies

Top 10 Joel Schumacher Movies

The top 10 Joel Schumacher movies, Bat-nipples not included.[...]
How To Make A Good Book-to-Movie Adaptation

How To Make A Good Book-to-Movie Adaptation

Beth Sawdon offers advice on how to make a good book-to-film adaptation, taking lessons from the good and often downright ugly adaptations of the past in this special feature.[...]
10 Must-See Football Movies

10 Must-See Football Movies

There have been some classic football movies released over the years, and the 2018 FIFA World Cup got us thinking, so we had Joseph Wade list the top 10 football films of all time.[...]
The Exceptionals: The Philosophies of The Incredibles

The Exceptionals: The Philosophies of The Incredibles

In this special feature, Luke Whitticase explores the philosophies of 'The Incredibles' and its director Brad Bird, drawing particular parallels with exceptionalism and Randian Objectivism.[...]
How Science Fiction Movies Have Influenced Technology

How Science Fiction Movies Have Influenced Technology

"what is science fiction really? By definition, it's science that isn't real. Or is it?" Craig Sheldon takes you through the real-life impact sci-fi movie gadgets and gizmos have had in this special feature.[...]
Star Wars Live-Action Movies Ranked

Star Wars Live-Action Movies Ranked

All live-action Star Wars movies ranked from worst to best, as updated in 2018 following the release of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'. 10 movies, ranked worst to best here at The Film Magazine.[...]
Exploring the Great Empathy Machine - Cinema's Most Romantic Moments Part 1

Exploring the Great Empathy Machine - Cinema's Most Romantic Moments Part 1

In his third blog on The Great Empathy Machine we know as cinema, Joseph Wade presents part 1 of a miniseries of posts regarding Cinema's Most Romantic Moments. He begins with 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' and the line "what if you stayed this time?"[...]
Exploring the Great Empathy Machine: Blog 2 - Subjectivity in Criticism

Exploring the Great Empathy Machine: Blog 2 - Subjectivity in Criticism

In Exploring the Great Empathy Machine blog 2, Joseph Wade explores subjectivity in film criticism, analysis and fandom. Check out his thoughts and theories and let him know your "guilty pleasures" here.[...]
An Artist's Contributions: David Wark Griffith

An Artist's Contributions: David Wark Griffith

Highly influential 'Broken Blossoms' and 'The Birth of a Nation' director David Wark Griffith is the topic of Francesca Militello's latest piece in her "An Artist's Contributions" series. Just how did Griffith influence modern cinema? Find out here.[...]
Exploring the Great Empathy Machine: Joseph Wade Blog 1 - An Introduction

Exploring the Great Empathy Machine: Joseph Wade Blog 1 - An Introduction

In the first of a new blog series, our editor Joseph Wade discusses the impact of 'Interstellar' on his life and how YouTube channel Like Stories of Old helped him to understand how so many of his favourite films are linked.[...]
Netflix versus Cannes: All You Need to Know

Netflix versus Cannes: All You Need to Know

Netflix and Cannes Film Festival have been embroiled in a bitter debate regarding cinema. Here's all you need to know about the Netflix versus Cannes debate.[...]
A Retrospective Look at The Passion of the Christ and Its Artistic/Cultural Merits

A Retrospective Look at The Passion of the Christ and Its Artistic/Cultural Merits

In this eye-opening piece of analysis, Katie Doyle takes an in-depth look at 'The Passion of the Christ' as a piece of art and a cultural phenomenon, flagging issues regarding discrimination and the movie's post-9/11 politics.[...]