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Cameron Crowe Movies Ranked

Cameron Crowe Movies Ranked

All 10 of quirky, effervescent director Cameron Crowe's feature-length films, including the likes of 'Say Anything', 'Jerry Maguire' and 'Elizabethtown' have been ranked from worst to best by Joseph Wade, here.[...]
Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ Part 3

Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ Part 3

Terry Gilliam's 'Brazil' and Martin McDonagh's 'In Bruges' are the subject of Katie Doyle's 3rd piece in her "Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With" series, in which she dissects the morality of each film and their profound effects on her.[...]
2018 Oscars Best Picture Nominees Ranked

2018 Oscars Best Picture Nominees Ranked

All 9 of the 2018 Oscars Best Picture nominees have been ranked from worst to best by Joseph Wade in this special 90th Annual Oscars edition of Ranked.[...]
4 Unconventional Mother-Daughter Movie Relationships

4 Unconventional Mother-Daughter Movie Relationships

Elizabeth Howlett runs down her top 4 list of movies featuring unconventional mother-daughter relationships, similar to Greta Gerwig's 'Ladybird'. Disclaimer: list does not include 'Mermaids' (1990).[...]
10 'Black Panther' Facts You Probably Don't Not Know

10 'Black Panther' Facts You Probably Don't Not Know

The biggest 'Black Panther' movie facts you probably don't know...[...]
Top 5 Sexiest Movies of All Time

Top 5 Sexiest Movies of All Time

Which films are the sexiest of all time? We've deliberated long and hard to celebrate just five in this list: The Top 5 Sexiest Movies of All Time.[...]
Top 10 Ron Howard Movies

Top 10 Ron Howard Movies

Director, producer, actor, screenwriter Ron Howard has had quite the career, directing 25 films across 5 decades ahead of directing 'Solo: A Star Wars' story. We've listed the top 10 Ron Howard movies here.[...]
What Does the Crystal Mean in Darren Aronofsky’s 'Mother!'?

What Does the Crystal Mean in Darren Aronofsky’s 'Mother!'?

What does the crystal represent in 'Mother!' (2017)? Elizabeth Howlett takes you through her theory about this vital aspect of the controversial Darren Aronofsky film starring Jennifer Lawrence, here.[...]
An Artist's Contributions: Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein

An Artist's Contributions: Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein

Sergei Eisenstein, the father of many modern theories on cinema, is the latest filmmaker to be included in Francesca Militello's An Artist's Contributions series. Take a look at what made him so influential, here.[...]
'Early Man' and 'Maze Runner' Debut Strongly: UK Box Office Report Jan 26-28th 2018

'Early Man' and 'Maze Runner' Debut Strongly: UK Box Office Report Jan 26-28th 2018

All of the top films at the UK box office for the weekend of January 26th to 28th 2018 have been analysed, including new releases 'Early Man' and 'Maze Runner: The Death Cure', in this week's UK Box Office Report.[...]
Female Directed Films in 2018: January - March

Female Directed Films in 2018: January - March

Filminine's Vicky Wheeler breaks down the top female-directed films that you should see in January, February and March 2018, including 'A Wrinkle in Time' and 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post', here.[...]
A New Number 1: UK Box Office Report Jan 19th-21st 2018

A New Number 1: UK Box Office Report Jan 19th-21st 2018

News on 'The Last Jedi' becoming the 5th highest grossing UK box office release of all time, 'Jumanji' becoming the 5th highest grossing Sony movie ever, 'The Greatest Showman' setting records and more.[...]
The Bourne Collection Ranked

The Bourne Collection Ranked

All five movies from the 'Bourne' movie franchise, from 'The Bourne Identity' in 2002 to 'Jason Bourne' in 2016, have been ranked from worst to best here at The Film Magazine.[...]
All Change: UK Box Office Report Jan 12-14th 2018

All Change: UK Box Office Report Jan 12-14th 2018

The UK greeted awards season this week by welcoming 'Darkest Hour' to the top of the box office chart. Check out analysis of the top films, as well as updates on 'The Last Jedi', 'Jumanji' and 'Ferdinand'.[...]
A New Chart Topper: UK Box Office Report Jan 5-7th 2018

A New Chart Topper: UK Box Office Report Jan 5-7th 2018

'Jumanji' hits number 1 in the chart, 'Paddington 2' surpasses the £40million mark to become the 5th highest grossing 2017 release and we have information on the debuts of 'Molly's Game' and 'All the Money in the World' in our weekly box office report.[...]
Marvel's Avengers Movies Ranked

Marvel's Avengers Movies Ranked

Every Marvel Studios Avengers movie, from 'Iron Man' to 'Thor: Ragnarok', has been ranked from worst to best. [2018 edition][...]
UK Box Office Dec 29th 2017 - Jan 1st 2017

UK Box Office Dec 29th 2017 - Jan 1st 2017

'The Last Jedi' enters 2018 atop of the UK box office, surpassing 'Beauty and the Beast' to become the no.1 film released in 2017.[...]
The Editor's Selections: Top 10 Films of 2017

The Editor's Selections: Top 10 Films of 2017

The top 10 films of 2017 according to The Film Magazine editor Joseph Wade.[...]
10 of the Worst: Films of 2017

10 of the Worst: Films of 2017

Our picks for the top 10 worst films of the year includes two entries for Michael Fassbender, two sequels and a host of high profile filmmakers. Check out what made the list here.[...]
11 The Film Magazine Articles to Read from 2017

11 The Film Magazine Articles to Read from 2017

11 of our favourite articles from the 2017 calendar year including interviews with filmmakers, a feminist critique of a beloved 2017 sci-fi, a film essay and more. Celebrate our very best, here.[...]
Every 2017 Comic Book Movie Ranked

Every 2017 Comic Book Movie Ranked

Every comic book superhero movie of 2017, including 'The Lego Batman Movie', 'Logan', 'Thor: Ragnarok' and 'Justice League', has been ranked from worst to best in this end of year edition of Ranked.[...]
Three Heart-Warming Christmas Classics to Re-Watch This Christmas

Three Heart-Warming Christmas Classics to Re-Watch This Christmas

Francesca Militello presents three Christmas classics that you should watch to get yourself in the festive mood this holiday.[...]
UK Box Office Report Dec 15-17th 2017

UK Box Office Report Dec 15-17th 2017

'Star Wars; The Last Jedi' hit a landmark total in its opening weekend at the UK box office. Find out why its £28million total was so remarkable as we look at this week's chart and begin to predict the annual top 5 in this week's box office report.[...]
The Disney/Fox Merger: All You Need to Know

The Disney/Fox Merger: All You Need to Know

All you need to know about Disney's $52.4billion purchase of 21st Century Fox, including how it benefits the Murdochs and how it effects you.[...]
UK Box Office Report Dec 8-10th 2017

UK Box Office Report Dec 8-10th 2017

'The Disaster Artist' fails to break the top 5 as the UK Box Office prepares for 'The Last Jedi', with news on 'Justice League' financials, the possibility of a 'Daddy's Home 3' & the entire top 15 chart, here.[...]
UK Box Office Report December 1st-3rd 2017

UK Box Office Report December 1st-3rd 2017

'Thor: Ragnarok' officially becomes the 5th top grossing film of the year in the UK while 'Paddington 2' continues its success story and 'The Disaster Artist' performs well in limited release previews, in our Box Office Report.[...]
UK Box Office Report November 24-26 2017

UK Box Office Report November 24-26 2017

This week in the UK Box Office Report: the reason for the surprise return of Disney favourite 'Frozen' to the chart, more on Polish cinema becoming more powerful & 'Daddy's Home 2' topping the chart.[...]
UK Box Office Report November 17-19th 2017

UK Box Office Report November 17-19th 2017

Did you know that 'Justice League' may have debuted at number 1 in the UK box office chart this week, but that it's only the 6th biggest superhero film of 2017? Information on this and more damming statistics in Joseph Wade's box office report.[...]
An Introduction to Italian Neorealism - Essay

An Introduction to Italian Neorealism - Essay

Francesca Militello outlines the famous film movement of Italian Neorealism in this introductory essay complete with suggestions on what to watch and why.[...]
Astrid Goldsmith on Mock Duck Studios, Tackling Stop-Motion Animation and Her 8 Year Journey to Short Film 'Squirrel Island'

Astrid Goldsmith on Mock Duck Studios, Tackling Stop-Motion Animation and Her 8 Year Journey to Short Film 'Squirrel Island'

'Squirrel Island' director Astrid Goldsmith sat down with us for an interview regarding her 8 year journey to the short film's release.[...]
10 Picks from ASFF 2017

10 Picks from ASFF 2017

The Film Magazine selects 10 short films from the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017 that you must see, from 'NEON' to 'Squirrel Island' and beyond.[...]
UK Box Office Report November 10-12th 2017

UK Box Office Report November 10-12th 2017

'Paddington 2' shot to the top of a competitive UK Box Office Chart this week. Joseph Wade outlines its impact and the less than impressive performances of a few films elsewhere in this week's Box Office Report.[...]
Experiencing Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017

Experiencing Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017

The TFM team took to York for the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017 this past week. Joseph Wade writes about the experience, describing it as "one of the friendliest and most respectable festivals on the circuit".[...]
UK Box Office Report October 27-29th 2017

UK Box Office Report October 27-29th 2017

This week's Box Office Report features an analysis of the success being had by 'Thor: Ragnarok' in comparison to other superhero films as well as notes on the success of 'The Death of Stalin'.[...]
5 Classic Horror Films to See This Halloween

5 Classic Horror Films to See This Halloween

Struggling for a choice of horror film to watch this Halloween? These 5 classic horror films from 1960 and earlier may be of some interest...[...]
Why 'Halloween III: Season of the Witch' Didn't Feature Michael Myers and Why We Should Give It Another Chance

Why 'Halloween III: Season of the Witch' Didn't Feature Michael Myers and Why We Should Give It Another Chance

Why was 'Halloween III: Season of the Witch' absent of its franchise villain Michael Myers? James Cullen explains, and creates a case for reconsidering III's quality, in this special feature.[...]
The 7 Best Halloween Films For People Who Don't Like Horror Movies

The 7 Best Halloween Films For People Who Don't Like Horror Movies

Sometimes Halloween is better without jump scares and murderous dolls, so James Cullen has presented a week's worth of festive gems for those who are looking to avoid the horror genre.[...]
10 Great Alternative Film Costumes to Inspire You This Halloween

10 Great Alternative Film Costumes to Inspire You This Halloween

10 alternative film-inspired costume ideas to use this Halloween, as presented by Sophie Grant.[...]
The Wachowski Sibling Movies Ranked

The Wachowski Sibling Movies Ranked

Each of the Wachowski siblings' movies, including 'The Matrix', 'Speed Racer' & 'Cloud Atlas' have been ranked from worst to best.[...]
UK Box Office Report October 13-15th 2017

UK Box Office Report October 13-15th 2017

'Botoks' surprises everyone by landing a top 5 spot in the UK Box Office chart this week. Joseph Wade focuses his analysis on its success and makes comparisons between 'LEGO Ninjago' and older Lego movies.[...]
'Star Trek' Movies Ranked

'Star Trek' Movies Ranked

All 13 'Star Trek' feature-length cinematic releases have been ranked from worst to best by Katie Doyle, here.[...]
Mini Productions' April Kelley and Sara Huxley Discuss Industry Sexism, Getting an Indie Made and Acting On A Dream - Interview

Mini Productions' April Kelley and Sara Huxley Discuss Industry Sexism, Getting an Indie Made and Acting On A Dream - Interview

April Kelley and Sara Huxley of Mini Productions discuss gender inequality, being British filmmakers, the success of short films 'Annie Waits' and 'Edith', and their new project Acting on a Dream in this exclusive interview.[...]
Blade Runner 2049: Why is the Female Body the Future’s Prop?

Blade Runner 2049: Why is the Female Body the Future’s Prop?

Why is the female body the future's prop in 'Blade Runner 2049'? Alex Morden Osborne offers her critique of the Denis Villeneuve sci-fi movie here.[...]
UK Box Office Report October 6-8th 2017

UK Box Office Report October 6-8th 2017

Full UK Box Office Report - 'Blade Runner 2049' fails to outshine its 2016 counterpart as 'Dunkirk' finally bows out of the top 15 and 'IT' sets a landmark for the year.[...]
Blue Sky Studios Films Ranked

Blue Sky Studios Films Ranked

Blue Sky Studios have brought the likes of 'Ice Age', 'Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears A Who!' and 'Rio' to the big screen. We rank all 11 of their releases here.[...]
UK Box Office Report September 29th-October 1st 2017

UK Box Office Report September 29th-October 1st 2017

'Goodbye Christopher Robin' and 'Victoria & Abdul' are flying the flag for British independent film, it seems 'Mother!' won't be a financial failure after all, and 'IT' is about to overtake a Marvel juggernaut, in this week's box office report.[...]
UK Box Office Report September 22nd-24th 2017

UK Box Office Report September 22nd-24th 2017

A special look at the impact of 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' and 'IT' at the September box office, as well as more on the continued success of 'Dunkirk' in this week's box office report.[...]
UK Box Office Report September 15th-17th 2017

UK Box Office Report September 15th-17th 2017

Analysis on the how's, why's and what's of this past weekend's UK box office top 15, as provided by Joseph Wade.[...]
How the TV Renaissance Has Helped Film Actors

How the TV Renaissance Has Helped Film Actors

What was once a death nail to any film actor's career now seems like a more enticing proposition as film actors embrace tv, giving the small screen a bigger draw and changing the industry.[...]
UK Box Office Report September 8th-10th 2017

UK Box Office Report September 8th-10th 2017

This week's UK Box Office report, featuring news on a British independent film being doomed to fail financially and a revival of box office fortunes courtesy of 'IT' making its debut.[...]
5 Films To See in September 2017
You've Been Watching 'Signs' Wrong

You've Been Watching 'Signs' Wrong

A 'Signs' alternative theory. Could the aliens in 'Signs' really be angels or demons? Joseph Wade takes you through the facts...[...]
US Cinema Attendance Lowest Since WWII This Weekend

US Cinema Attendance Lowest Since WWII This Weekend

The North American box office fell to its lowest attendance figure since World War II this past weekend, a certified disaster for the film industry.[...]
Top 10 Movies of 2007

Top 10 Movies of 2007

With the likes of Paul Thomas Anderson, the Coen brothers and David Fincher at work, 2007 was a stellar year for film. Here are the top 10 movies from 2007.[...]
Top 5 Moments from 'The Dark Crystal' (1982)

Top 5 Moments from 'The Dark Crystal' (1982)

Katie Doyle counts down the Top 5 moments from Jim Henson and Frank Oz's cult classic 'The Dark Crystal' (1982).[...]
2017's Biggest Box Office Hit You Haven't Heard Of

2017's Biggest Box Office Hit You Haven't Heard Of

The 2017 box office is getting eaten up by a recent release you've probably never heard of. Here are all the facts and figures...[...]
5 Films To See In August 2017

5 Films To See In August 2017

From beautifully shot action films to the truest of indies and all the way through to life-changing documentaries and potential Oscar contenders, here are our 5 films to see in cinemas this month.[...]
James Ponsoldt Movies Ranked

James Ponsoldt Movies Ranked

Every James Ponsoldt film, from 'Off the Black' (2006) to 'The Circle' (2017), ranked from worst to best in the latest edition of Ranked by Joseph Wade.[...]
5 Reasons Why I Love The Grand Budapest Hotel

5 Reasons Why I Love The Grand Budapest Hotel

5 reasons Lee Royle loves Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' and believes that you should love the movie too.[...]
Top 10 Ridley Scott Movies

Top 10 Ridley Scott Movies

Ridley Scott has released 24 films in his 40 year feature-length career. Here are his top 10.[...]
The 6 Billion Dollar Threat to Hollywood

The 6 Billion Dollar Threat to Hollywood

The advances of Video on Demand service Netflix into the realms of original programming and film distribution offers a very real threat to Hollywood. Lee Royle explores.[...]
The Dark Crystal and Why 80s Nostalgia Can Be Good

The Dark Crystal and Why 80s Nostalgia Can Be Good

Katie Doyle presents why she feels the reemergence of 'The Dark Crystal' via Netflix signifies the positive side of this decade's 80s nostalgia trip.[...]
Every Dreamworks Animation Movie Ranked

Every Dreamworks Animation Movie Ranked

All 35 Dreamworks Animation movies, from 'Antz' to 'Captain Underpants', 'Shrek' to 'How to Train Your Dragon', have been ranked from worst to best in this special article.[...]
5 Films To See in July (2017)

5 Films To See in July (2017)

In the height of summer blockbuster season with oceans of movies to choose from, it can get quite hard picking the best of the bunch. Don't worry, we've got your back. Here are 5 films to see in July...[...]
JJ Abrams Directed Movies Ranked

JJ Abrams Directed Movies Ranked

From 'Mission: Impossible' to 'Star Trek' to 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', JJ Abrams' directed movies ranked (from worst to best), here.[...]
Katie Doyle's 'Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With' 2.5 - The Miracle Maker
Every Zack Snyder Movie Ranked

Every Zack Snyder Movie Ranked

Every movie from 'Batman v Superman', 'Watchmen' and '300' director Zack Snyder has been ranked from worst to best, here.[...]
How Robin Williams Affected Millennials

How Robin Williams Affected Millennials

Robin Williams was a legend, but to millennials he was something more. Hear about it straight from the horses mouth in Catherine Giggal's special piece.[...]
'Fast and Furious' 1-7 Ranked

'Fast and Furious' 1-7 Ranked

Every 'Fast and Furious' film, starring the likes of Paul Walker, Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson, has been ranked from worst to best by Joseph Wade.[...]
Should 'Fifty Shades of Grey' be Considered a Feminist Franchise?

Should 'Fifty Shades of Grey' be Considered a Feminist Franchise?

Sophie Grant sets out to answer the question everyone's been asking for years... Should the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' be considered a feminist franchise?[...]
Every X-Men Movie Ranked

Every X-Men Movie Ranked

All 10 live-action 'X-Men' franchise movies have been ranked from worst to best by our editor in chief, Joseph Wade.[...]
The Evolution of Disney Dads

The Evolution of Disney Dads

What does the interaction a Disney Princess has with her father tell us about how times have changed between 1989 and 2016? James Cullen explores.[...]
Film as a Political Medium: Propaganda and 'The Triumph of the Will'

Film as a Political Medium: Propaganda and 'The Triumph of the Will'

Nazi propaganda film 'The Triumph of the Will' is analysed for its effectiveness as a documentary and comparisons are drawn to contemporary politics in James Cullen's informative film essay.[...]
The Animation Race 2017

The Animation Race 2017

What you need to know about each of this year's Best Animated Film nominees from the 2017 Oscars, in 'The Animation Race' from Rebecca Seghini.[...]
The 6 Best Films Snubbed by the Oscars 2017

The 6 Best Films Snubbed by the Oscars 2017

The Oscars forget important films every year and 2017 has been no different. Here are the 6 films that are too good to have been forgotten about.[...]
'I, Daniel Blake', Its Significance and Recognition

'I, Daniel Blake', Its Significance and Recognition

'I, Daniel Blake' has become a significant film for more than just its art. In this piece, Joseph Wade outlines how the film transcended cinema and looks at the reasons for its lack of awards show recognition.[...]
Bodies of Power: Masculinity and Femininity in 'Rambo: First Blood Part II' and 'Aliens'

Bodies of Power: Masculinity and Femininity in 'Rambo: First Blood Part II' and 'Aliens'

Ripley from 'Aliens' and Rambo from 'Rambo: First Blood Part II' each represented different ideas of masculinity and femininity in 80s America, according to James Cullen's film essay.[...]
Who Will Win the Golden Globes? The Editor's Selections

Who Will Win the Golden Globes? The Editor's Selections

The 2017 Golden Globe winners have been predicted by Joseph Wade in this edition of 'The Editor Selects'.[...]
#52FilmsByWomen

#52FilmsByWomen

#52FilmsByWomen is the subject of our latest guest publication as Gemma Pecorini Goodall outlines her testing attempt to watch a female-led film each week of the year.[...]
Katie Doyle's 'Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With' Part 2

Katie Doyle's 'Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With' Part 2

In Part 2 of her 'Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With' series, Katie Doyle outlines three more films that have had a profound effect on her faith and spirituality.[...]
The Editor's Selections: Top 10 Films of 2016

The Editor's Selections: Top 10 Films of 2016

In what he describes as 'a year for the independents', our editor Joseph Wade has presented his Top 10 Films of 2016, here.[...]
He Sees You When You’re Sleeping: The Psychology of Christmas Horror Films

He Sees You When You’re Sleeping: The Psychology of Christmas Horror Films

What draws us to Christmas-themed horror films? James Cullen takes a look in this special seasonal piece.[...]
Katie Doyle's 'Movies I had a Religious/Spiritual Experience With' Part 1

Katie Doyle's 'Movies I had a Religious/Spiritual Experience With' Part 1

A person's faith can have a profound effect on their cinema watching experience and, sometimes, the cinema watching experience can have a profound effect on a person's faith. Katie Doyle's journey through cinema has been bullet pointed by such moments. In this piece, the first of two articles, she outlines three movies she had a spiritual experience with.[...]
What Happened to the Breakfast Club?

What Happened to the Breakfast Club?

What happened to 'The Breakfast Club'? Take a look at what happened to Molly Ringwald, Judd Nelson and company in the decades following their iconic performances.[...]
5 Picks from ASFF 2016

5 Picks from ASFF 2016

5 short films you should see from Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2016 and a round-up of all of the festival's awards, here.[...]
Experiencing ASFF 2016

Experiencing ASFF 2016

Aesthetica Short Film Festival took over the city of York in the UK this weekend. Joseph Wade was in attendance and he's run-down his thoughts, here.[...]
The 10 Greatest Moments of Gun Powder, Treason and Plot in 'V for Vendetta'

The 10 Greatest Moments of Gun Powder, Treason and Plot in 'V for Vendetta'

This Guy Fawkes Night, we've judged the 10 most revolution-inciting moments from 'V For Vendetta' for your viewing pleasure![...]
'Dr Terror’s House of Horrors' – A Curious Outing Into British Horror

'Dr Terror’s House of Horrors' – A Curious Outing Into British Horror

1960s British Horror is the home of Katie Doyle's thoughts this Halloween, courtesy of her experience with Amicus Productions’ first Portmanteau: 'Dr Terror’s House of Horrors'.[...]
An Analysis Of John Candy's Role In 'Uncle Buck' (1989)

An Analysis Of John Candy's Role In 'Uncle Buck' (1989)

John Candy's iconic performance in 'Uncle Buck' has been analysed by Catherine Giggal in this special feature.[...]
30 Greatest Universal Films

30 Greatest Universal Films

During the month of September we counted down the 30 Greatest Universal Studios films. Here is the final list.[...]
Romeo and Juliet (1968) vs. Romeo + Juliet (1996)

Romeo and Juliet (1968) vs. Romeo + Juliet (1996)

Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann go head-to-head as Francesca Militello compares their adaptations of Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet', here.[...]
The Celluloid Threat of Atomic Annihilation - The Cinema of Nuclear War.

The Celluloid Threat of Atomic Annihilation - The Cinema of Nuclear War.

Take a special look back at the history of cinema's relationship with the bomb in this special guest publication from Closer To Midnight's Ben Taylorson.[...]
30 Greatest Comic Book Movies

30 Greatest Comic Book Movies

The 30 greatest comic book movies of all time were counted down over the course of the month, here is the final list.[...]
How Everyone Finally Got Over Ben Affleck Being Batman

How Everyone Finally Got Over Ben Affleck Being Batman

Ben Affleck won over most of his critics with his performance in 'Batman v Superman' (2016). Joseph Wade analyses how he managed to do so in a follow up to his contentious piece 'Why It's Finally Time To Get Over Ben Affleck Being Batman' (released in 2015).[...]
Cat Giggal's 3 Favourite Fantasy Film Felons

Cat Giggal's 3 Favourite Fantasy Film Felons

Fantasy movie fan Catherine Giggal rounds up her three favourite fantasy film felons in this special piece.[...]
Greta Gerwig: The Essential Collection

Greta Gerwig: The Essential Collection

Greta Gerwig: The Essential Collection presents independent movie star Greta Gerwig's most recognisable and notable career entries from 'Frances Ha' to 'Nights and Weekends'.[...]
A Retrospective Look At 'Independence Day'

A Retrospective Look At 'Independence Day'

Read about how and why 'Independence Day' (1996) was and remains so successful in Joseph Wade's critical analysis of the famed Blockbuster.[...]
30 Greatest Musical Numbers From Movie Musicals

30 Greatest Musical Numbers From Movie Musicals

The final list of the 30 Greatest Musical Numbers from Movie Musicals.[...]
An Artist's Contributions: Orson Welles

An Artist's Contributions: Orson Welles

Orson Welles may be the most influential American director of all time. Francesca Militello has analysed his artistic contributions in this special article.[...]
What Happened to Emile Hirsch?

What Happened to Emile Hirsch?

He was once considered one of the United States' most talented young actors and now he's on the verge of obscurity. The story of Emile Hirsch, a wasted talent.[...]
A Retrospective Look At 'School of Rock'

A Retrospective Look At 'School of Rock'

A retrospective look at 'School of Rock' (2003) has been written by Joseph Wade, who argues that Richard Linklater's ode to Rock 'n' Roll is grossly overlooked.[...]
Hollywood's X-Files: The Curse of James Dean's Car

Hollywood's X-Files: The Curse of James Dean's Car

Introducing Jack Gooding's 'Hollywood's X-Files' and its subject for the week: the curse of James Dean's car.[...]
The 'Smith Saga' - 3 of Will Smith's Best Movies

The 'Smith Saga' - 3 of Will Smith's Best Movies

Catherine Giggal has counted down her three favourite Will Smith performances in this special one-off piece titled "The 'Smith Saga' - 3 of Will Smith's Best Movies'.[...]
The Hobbit: Taking An Unexpected Journey Into One of My Favourite Franchises

The Hobbit: Taking An Unexpected Journey Into One of My Favourite Franchises

Read of Tolkien fan Catherine Giggal's journey into Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' franchise in this special feature. Spoiler alert: she's a big fan![...]
30 Greatest Academy Award Best Picture Winners

30 Greatest Academy Award Best Picture Winners

This month we have been counting down the 30 Greatest Academy Award Best Picture Winners. Let us know if you agree.[...]
Kubrick & Kids - The Work of a Dictatorial Director & His Child Stars

Kubrick & Kids - The Work of a Dictatorial Director & His Child Stars

Stanley Kubrick isn't the first name you think of when thinking of directors working with children in film, but Jacqui Griffin points out that maybe he should be in this special feature article.[...]
Star Wars 1-7 Ranked

Star Wars 1-7 Ranked

Every Star Wars film from 'A New Hope' in 1977 to 'The Force Awakens' in 2015 has been ranked by Joseph Wade, here.[...]
What’s Wrong With the Original 'Spider-Man' Trilogy?!

What’s Wrong With the Original 'Spider-Man' Trilogy?!

"These movies came at a time when people needed them" in Katie Doyle's special look at Sam Raimi's 'Spider-Man' trilogy (2002-2007).[...]
Ben Affleck Directed Films Ranked

Ben Affleck Directed Films Ranked

Each of Ben Affleck's films ranked from worst to best by Joseph Wade.[...]
The Animation Race 2016

The Animation Race 2016

Join Rebecca Seghini as she explores each of the contenders for 2016's Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in this special feature.[...]
11 Movies To Watch This Valentine's Day

11 Movies To Watch This Valentine's Day

11 Movies To Watch This Valentine's Day as presented by Michelle Kohnen. No matter your tastes, you're bound to find a good Valentine's choice here.[...]
Through Hardships Untold – Farewell Goblin King

Through Hardships Untold – Farewell Goblin King

Katie Doyle has written an ode to David Bowie, with a specific focus placed on the importance of his work on 'Labyrinth' (1986) both personally to her, and to the world as a whole.[...]
Trumbo: The Ten, the Blacklist and the Cold War

Trumbo: The Ten, the Blacklist and the Cold War

With the UK release of 'Trumbo' occurring tomorrow, Kat Lawson has taken you through its subject matter: the Hollywood Blacklist. Read about this destructive and controversial period in US and US cinema history, here.[...]
30 Films To See in 2016

30 Films To See in 2016

This month we have been counting down 30 Films to see in 2016 in order of their UK release. Let us know if you agree with our list.[...]
30 Films To See From 2015!

30 Films To See From 2015!

This month we have been counting down 30 Films to see from 2015 (based on UK release dates). Let us know if you agree with our list.[...]
Cinema's Best Secondary Characters: Heather Mooney

Cinema's Best Secondary Characters: Heather Mooney

In this special opening edition of our selection of "Cinema's Best Secondary Characters", Katherine Hogan takes a look at the under-appreciated Heather Mooney from 'Romy & Michele's High School Reunion' and presents her many qualities, here.[...]
It's Not What You Watch, It's How You Watch It

It's Not What You Watch, It's How You Watch It

In Katie Doyle's latest contemplative piece, she writes about how important the ways you watch film can be to your reception of it, and offers a few examples from her own past.[...]
Obscure Liam Neeson Films Part 1: The Dead Pool

Obscure Liam Neeson Films Part 1: The Dead Pool

In this week's 'Obscure Films' feature, Jack Gooding presents Liam Neeson in 'The Dead Pool' (1988); a movie which also featured Jim Carrey.[...]
Inhaling the New Year with 200 Cigarettes

Inhaling the New Year with 200 Cigarettes

Katherine Hogan claims that "200 Cigarettes encapsulates what New Year's Eve is: an underwhelming mess of colour, alcohol, and most likely 80s music", in her latest piece, here.[...]
It's A Wonderful Life: The Truest of Christmas Films

It's A Wonderful Life: The Truest of Christmas Films

Tis the season for a Christmas rant. Katie Doyle presents hers in the form of her latest piece: 'It's A Wonderful Life: The Truest of Christmas Films', here.[...]
Original vs Remake: Judge Dredd vs Dredd

Original vs Remake: Judge Dredd vs Dredd

In the latest of Katherine Hogan's 'Original vs Remake' series, she compares 'Judge Dredd' (1995) to Dredd (2012). See which film wins, here.[...]
Why I Actually Like 'The Phantom Menace'

Why I Actually Like 'The Phantom Menace'

'Why I Actually Like The Phantom Menace' by Katie Doyle.[...]
Top 5 Female Characters in Science Fiction Films

Top 5 Female Characters in Science Fiction Films

Who are the top 5 female characters in the history of sci-fi? Katherine Hogan presents her five picks in this special feature, available here.[...]
Original vs Remake: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory vs Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Original vs Remake: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory vs Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

In Katherine Hogan's debut 'Original vs Remake' piece, she compares 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' (1971) to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005). Read who wins the battle, here.[...]
Whitby Sci Fi & Comic Con- Round Up

Whitby Sci Fi & Comic Con- Round Up

All of Kat Lawson's coverage of Whitby Sci Fi & Comic Con has been rounded up into this special post. Read about the fun, the antics, and the money raised for charity, here.[...]
Katie’s Favourite Disney Movies

Katie’s Favourite Disney Movies

See which three animated Disney movies Katie Doyle considers her favourites and why, here.[...]
The Main Theories and Interpretations of 'Toy Story'

The Main Theories and Interpretations of 'Toy Story'

Three of the top fan theories regarding Disney Pixar's 'Toy Story' trilogy have been presented by Jack Gooding in this special feature.[...]
Robert Stromberg Killed the Best Cinematic Villain Once and For All

Robert Stromberg Killed the Best Cinematic Villain Once and For All

Tricia Lowney discusses the death of Disney's greatest villain, Maleficent, at the hands of Robert Stromberg in 2014's 'Maleficent'.[...]
The Top 25 Movie Characters of the Past 25 Years

The Top 25 Movie Characters of the Past 25 Years

Jack Gooding has developed a list of the top 25 cinema characters of the past 25 years. Check it out here.[...]
The Star Trek Movies Ranked

The Star Trek Movies Ranked

Every 'Star Trek' movie ever released has been RANKED by our very own Trekkie, Ms. Katie Doyle. Check it out, here.[...]
Famous Easter Eggs: Pixar's Pizza Planet Truck

Famous Easter Eggs: Pixar's Pizza Planet Truck

Tricia Lowney discusses the reasons behind Easter Eggs in film and the importance of Pixar's Pizza Planet truck.[...]
Ten of the Best... British Actors

Ten of the Best... British Actors

Find out who made Francesca Militello's list of 10 of the Best British Actors, here.[...]
The Most Important Concept in Film

The Most Important Concept in Film

Tricia Lowney presents one of the most important concepts in film today: suspension of disbelief. Read the piece, in full, here.[...]
WATCH-LIST: Notable New Hollywood Movies

WATCH-LIST: Notable New Hollywood Movies

Daria Stan has compiled a watch-list of notable New Hollywood Movies, from 'Bonnie and Clyde' (1967) to 'Jaws' (1975), here.[...]
5 Films You'll Only Watch Once

5 Films You'll Only Watch Once

In his latest piece, Joseph Wade has chosen five films that you'll only watch once even if the first viewing is enjoyable. Read it here.[...]
10 Coming of Age Movies I Love

10 Coming of Age Movies I Love

"A not so comprehensive list of ten of the best coming of age/teen movies I have watched and loved in my 20 years of existence", by Daria Stan.[...]
The Blair Witch Project: How Does It Compare To Contemporary Horror Films?

The Blair Witch Project: How Does It Compare To Contemporary Horror Films?

How does 'The Blair Witch Project' compare to the horror films of the 21st century? This is a question Jack Gooding answers in his latest article, available here.[...]
Jon Favreau Movies Ranked

Jon Favreau Movies Ranked

Ranked is back, and this week Joseph Wade has ranked each of Jon Favreau's directed movies from worst to best. Find out where your favourite ranks, here.[...]
So Bad It's Good: Hercules in New York (1969)

So Bad It's Good: Hercules in New York (1969)

Jack Gooding's latest entry in the 'So Bad It's Good' series comes in the form of an analysis of Arnold Schwarzenegger's big screen debut in 'Hercules in New York' (1969), here.[...]
50 TOTALLY RANDOM MOVIE FACTS

50 TOTALLY RANDOM MOVIE FACTS

A list of 50 random movie facts for all geeks and movie lovers. Good to educate yourself and bore your less interested friends.[...]
Brazil (1985): A Cut Above the Rest

Brazil (1985): A Cut Above the Rest

Read about why Terry Gilliam's 'Brazil' (1985) is "a cut above the rest" in Katie Doyle's opinion, here.[...]
So Bad It's Good: The Room (2003)

So Bad It's Good: The Room (2003)

In the first of his "So Bad It's Good" series, Jack Gooding outlines one of the most iconic films of all time: Tommy Wiseau's 'The Room' (2003), here.[...]
An Analysis of 'American History X' & Its Contemporary Relevance

An Analysis of 'American History X' & Its Contemporary Relevance

In his debut piece, Jack Gooding has written about 'American History X' (1998), its controversies and its contemporary relevance. Read the article here.[...]
A Psychedelic Revisit of Yellow Submarine

A Psychedelic Revisit of Yellow Submarine

"A Psychedelic Revisit of Yellow Submarine" by Katie Doyle takes a fond look back at The Beatles' 1968 animated adventure "Yellow Submarine".[...]
Ten of the Best... German Actresses

Ten of the Best... German Actresses

Take a look at Francesca Militello's article on ten of the best German actresses, a follow-up to her previous piece on ten of the best German actors.[...]
A Celebration of the Animated Classic "The Prince of Egypt"

A Celebration of the Animated Classic "The Prince of Egypt"

A celebration of "The Prince of Egypt" (1998) by Katie Doyle. Discover just what you were missing from the 'original' non-Disney animated feature, here.[...]
Who Should Direct the Next James Bond Movie?

Who Should Direct the Next James Bond Movie?

With the release of Spectre due later this year and Sam Mendes set to depart as director of the Bond franchise after the film's release, Joseph Wade has compiled a shortlist of possible replacements.[...]
In Memory of Christopher Lee - An Analysis of The Wicker Man (1973)

In Memory of Christopher Lee - An Analysis of The Wicker Man (1973)

Katie Doyle has dissected the importance and brilliance of the 1973 version of The Wicker Man starring the recently passed Christopher Lee, and has paid a fitting tribute to the actor, here.[...]
Video Games to Films – Where Does It All Go Wrong?

Video Games to Films – Where Does It All Go Wrong?

Greg Forrester has asked: "video games to films - where does it all go wrong?" You can read the post that highlights a number of big budget adaptations, here.[...]
Five Must See.... German War Films

Five Must See.... German War Films

This week have a look at Francesca Militello's picks for five must see German war films.[...]
10 of the Best....John Williams Film Scores

10 of the Best....John Williams Film Scores

After seeing Jurassic World this week and being reminded of just how good the music is, Becca Seghini counts down 10 of the best John Williams film scores.[...]
My Weekend with Disney

My Weekend with Disney

Greg Forrester spent his holiday weekend watching Disney movies. Check out which classics (and modern classics) he indulged in, in "My Weekend with Disney", here.[...]
An Ode to Originality

An Ode to Originality

"An Ode To Originality" - two films Greg Forrester loves for their uniqueness, is available to read in its entirety here.[...]
5 Movies that Were Surprisingly Good

5 Movies that Were Surprisingly Good

"5 films that were surprisingly good" by Joseph Wade is available here.[...]
10 of the Best...Remakes

10 of the Best...Remakes

With the release of the Mad Max: Fury Road this week, Becca Seghini is taking a look at 10 of the Best Remakes. Do you agree?[...]
10 of the Best...American Films to Win the Palme d'Or at Cannes

10 of the Best...American Films to Win the Palme d'Or at Cannes

This week is the start of the 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival, so Becca Seghini has taken a look at 10 of the best American Films to win its most prestigious prize - the Palme d'Or.[...]
5 Films I Walked Out On

5 Films I Walked Out On

"5 Films I Walked Out On" by Joseph Wade. Check out five of the movies Joseph Wade couldn't bare to carry on watching in this week's piece.[...]
68th Cannes Film Festival. 13th – 24th May

68th Cannes Film Festival. 13th – 24th May

The 68th annual Cannes Film Festival opens next week so we've had Kat Lawson do a run down of what to expect from one European cinema's most glamorous occasions, here.[...]
Often Forgotten Gems of Animation

Often Forgotten Gems of Animation

Introducing animated film enthusiast Greg Forrester who has outlined three forgotten gems of the genre in his debut piece, here.[...]
Coming Soon: Bad Guys, Monsters And The Softer Side Of The Terminator

Coming Soon: Bad Guys, Monsters And The Softer Side Of The Terminator

In this week's edition of Coming Soon, Martin Webster takes a look at gangsters, creepy houses and an action hero with more than meets the eye.[...]
The Bourne Movies Ranked

The Bourne Movies Ranked

Each of the Bourne movies ranked! Joseph Wade takes you through the four Bourne movies, ranking each of them from worst to best in this piece.[...]
Ten of the best…German actors

Ten of the best…German actors

In her latest piece, Francesca Militello gives an overview of some of her favourite German actors - ranked from 10 to 1.[...]
Why Is Nobody Talking About...

Why Is Nobody Talking About...

Martin Webster becomes a 'champion for the under-appreciated' in this week's post, as he presents 4 films he wonders why 'nobody's talking about', here.[...]
Marvel's Avengers Films Ranked

Marvel's Avengers Films Ranked

Marvel's Avengers Films Ranked! In this special edition of our ranked feature, Joseph Wade ranks each of Marvel's Avengers films from worst to best. Read it here.[...]
Coming Soon: The Latest Trailer Breakdown

Coming Soon: The Latest Trailer Breakdown

Introducing Martin Webster for his debut piece: "Coming Soon: The Latest Trailer Breakdown". Journey through this week's most popular film trailers with this entertaining and insightful look. Here.[...]
Zack Snyder Films Ranked

Zack Snyder Films Ranked

Zack Snyder films RANKED! This week Joseph Wade ranks the films of the director due to take charge of Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice, here.[...]
10 of the Best...Films Starring Robert Downey Jr

10 of the Best...Films Starring Robert Downey Jr

In honour of Robert Downey Jr receiving the Generation Award at last weeks MTV Movie awards Becca Seghini is counting down 10 of his best films.[...]
JJ Abrams Movies Ranked

JJ Abrams Movies Ranked

In this week's edition of "Ranked", Joseph Wade ranks each of the movies directed by Star Wars Episode VII director JJ Abrams from worst to best. Read it here.[...]
10 of the Best...Modern Musicals

10 of the Best...Modern Musicals

In this week's edition of "10 of the Best", Becca Seghini counts down 10 of the best modern musicals! Find out which musicals from the 1980s on made the list, here.[...]
10 of the Best... Films of 2005

10 of the Best... Films of 2005

Can you remember what films were out 10 years ago? Becca Seghini counts down 10 of the best films of 2005. Let us know if your favourite film from that year has been missed.[...]
The Fast and the Furious Films Ranked

The Fast and the Furious Films Ranked

In this special mid-week edition of "Ranked", Joseph Wade ranks all 6 Fast and Furious films in the build-up to this weekend's Furious 7 release. Check it out, here.[...]
5 Films To See In...April

5 Films To See In...April

Don't worry, Avengers: Age Of Ultron isn't the only film to see this month. Here are 5 films to see in April by Becca Seghini.[...]
Darren Aronofsky Movies Ranked

Darren Aronofsky Movies Ranked

In this week's edition of "ranked", Joseph Wade ranks Darren Aronofsky's 6-movie-strong filmography from worst to best. See where each film is ranked, here.[...]
10 of the Best...Comic Book Movie Villains

10 of the Best...Comic Book Movie Villains

In the spirit of Newcastle Comic Con, attendee Becca Seghini has counted 10 of the Best Comic Book Movie Villains in the latest of her "10 of the best" series.[...]
The X-Men Movies Ranked

The X-Men Movies Ranked

In this week's "Ranked", Joseph Wade ranks all of the X-Men movies from worst to best. See where your favourite ranks and join in the conversation here.[...]
10 of the Best...Films Directed by Tim Burton

10 of the Best...Films Directed by Tim Burton

With the recent news that Tim Burton will take the reins on Disney's live action retelling of Dumbo, Becca Seghini has taken a look at 10 of the best films directed by the acclaimed director, here.[...]
Postcards From Pripyat, Chernobyl.

Postcards From Pripyat, Chernobyl.

Kat Lawson takes a look at Danny Cooke's "beautiful, haunting and informative" short film "Postcards From Pipryat, Chernobyl", here.[...]
The Star Wars Movies Ranked

The Star Wars Movies Ranked

The Star Wars Movies Ranked: Joseph Wade has ranked each of the Star Wars films from worst to best in this week's "Ranked" column. Check out where your favourite ranks and don't forget to leave comments.[...]
10 of the Best...Disney Princesses

10 of the Best...Disney Princesses

With the release of the new live action Cinderella in the US this week, and only a short while until its release in the UK, Becca Seghini has been counting down 10 of the best Disney Princesses.[...]
The Rocky Movies Ranked

The Rocky Movies Ranked

What is the best Rocky movie? Joseph Wade has aimed to answer this by ranking all 6 films from worst to best. Have a look to see whether you agree, and find out about the NEXT Rocky movie, here.[...]
10 of the Best...Movie Robots

10 of the Best...Movie Robots

The 10 Best Movie Robots Of All Time - With the cinema release of Chappie this week, Becca Seghini has counted down 10 of the best robots in movie history, here.[...]
Why It's Time To Finally Get Over Ben Affleck Being Batman

Why It's Time To Finally Get Over Ben Affleck Being Batman

Why It's Time To Finally Get Over Ben Affleck Being Batman: An attempt to "open your eyes to the potential of a Ben Affleck Bruce Wayne and ultimately convince you that it's time to get over it", here.[...]
Djimon Hounsou's 3 Career Defining Performances

Djimon Hounsou's 3 Career Defining Performances

"Djimon Hounsou's 3 Career Defining Performances" documents the Benin born 2-time academy award nominated actor's three greatest on-screen portrayals (with a few honourable mentions). Read it here.[...]
5 Films To See In...March

5 Films To See In...March

There are some huge film releases coming up in 2015. But here are 5 big movies that are a must-see in March.[...]
What Is Horror?

What Is Horror?

With the 95th anniversary of the classic horror film "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" being this week, Kat Lawson has outlined why horror continues to be such a successful and distinguishable genre in her post entitled "What Is Horror?" Available here.[...]
What To Do If You Want That Oscar - An Inside Look At the Academy Awards' Lack Of Diversity

What To Do If You Want That Oscar - An Inside Look At the Academy Awards' Lack Of Diversity

'Want to win an Oscar? Include as little diversity as possible' - an academy representative. Read of Kat Lawson's shocking story of how she discovered that the academy is actively seeking to discourage diversity, in her piece titled "What To Do If You Want That Oscar - An Inside Look At the Academy Awards' Lack Of Diversity" available here.[...]
BFI Future Film Festival 2015 - Fiction Day

BFI Future Film Festival 2015 - Fiction Day

Our very own Kat Lawson attended the BFI Future Film Club​ Future Film Festival this weekend. See what she made of fiction day from Southbank, London, in her recap of the day, here.[...]
How Alejandro González Iñárritu's Best Director Win Was A Triumph Of Art Over Organisation

How Alejandro González Iñárritu's Best Director Win Was A Triumph Of Art Over Organisation

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted for art over organisation in their choice to award Alejandro González Iñárritu and Birdman the top technical awards of the evening according to Joseph Wade. Read why, here.[...]
The Three Most Idiotic Oscar Snubs of 2015

The Three Most Idiotic Oscar Snubs of 2015

The announcement of the 2015 Academy Award nominees came with a heap of of controversy over its notable absentees. Joseph Wade has outlined three of the most controversial in this special post.[...]
American Sniper vs Selma: Is the Academy Racist?

American Sniper vs Selma: Is the Academy Racist?

Kat Lawson has tackled the controversy of the Academy Awards decisions to nominate American Sniper for more awards than Selma, with a few controversial opinions for you to wrap your head around. Join the discussion, here.[...]
Heath Ledger & The Joker. What Were Once Separate Entities Have Since Become One.

Heath Ledger & The Joker. What Were Once Separate Entities Have Since Become One.

Joseph Wade looks back at Heath Ledger's performance as the Joker on the 7 year anniversary of his death, proclaiming that Heath and the Joker were symbolically merged as a result of his incredible performance.[...]
5 Reasons "Cars" Is My Favourite Pixar Film

5 Reasons "Cars" Is My Favourite Pixar Film

Read the five reasons why Kat Lawson considers "Cars" to be her favourite Pixar film, here.[...]
A Brief History Of Pixar Animation Studios

A Brief History Of Pixar Animation Studios

A brief history of Disney Pixar animated studios by Kat Lawson.[...]
Jeremy Renner: Actor Turned Star

Jeremy Renner: Actor Turned Star

Joseph Wade documents Jeremy Renner's rise from independents to acting superstar and a member of the Avengers, in this post. Read it here.[...]
A Brief History of Studio Ghibli

A Brief History of Studio Ghibli

A brief history of Hayao Miyazaki's Studio Ghibli has been mapped out by Kat Lawson in this post exploring its development from a Tokyo based publishing company to an internationally acclaimed animation studio.[...]
Life Lessons Learnt From Christmas Movies

Life Lessons Learnt From Christmas Movies

Kat Lawson has compiled a list of life lessons we've learnt from Christmas movies. See what films like Christmas Vacation, Elf and Jingle All the Way have taught us, here.[...]
10 Video Games That Should Be Made Into Movies

10 Video Games That Should Be Made Into Movies

Joseph Wade has revised a list of 10 video games that need to be made into movies. Read if your favourites have made it, here.[...]
Why Mrs. George Is Actually A Pretty Great Parent

Why Mrs. George Is Actually A Pretty Great Parent

Amy Poehler's small role as Regina George's mother in Mean Girls is somewhat of a cult figure among young women everywhere. Kat Lawson has outlined why she is actually a great parent. Read it here.[...]
10 films that could have been on our “redhorror” list, but weren’t.

10 films that could have been on our “redhorror” list, but weren’t.

Kat Lawson's "re-defining horror" film list came to a close, but there were more than could've been included. Read what they were in this honourable mentions post.[...]
Fearsome Fairy Tales

Fearsome Fairy Tales

Kat Lawson's "Fearsome Fairy Tales" explores 10 classic Disney animations and looks into their origins as "fearsome fairy tales" from around the world. Count down from 10 to 1, here.[...]
Horror: Re-defining the Genre in the Modern Era - Cabin In the Woods

Horror: Re-defining the Genre in the Modern Era - Cabin In the Woods

Joss Whedon's Cabin In the Woods (2012) has made it on to Kat Lawson's list of genre "redefining" horrors. Read about why in the post available here.[...]
Horror: Re-defining the Genre in the Modern Era - The Blair Witch Project

Horror: Re-defining the Genre in the Modern Era - The Blair Witch Project

The Blair Witch Project is next on Kat Lawson's "Re-Defining the Horror Genre" list. Read all about its influence and importance here.[...]
15 Life Lessons We Learnt From Horror Movies

15 Life Lessons We Learnt From Horror Movies

Kat Lawson has outlined the "15 life lessons we learnt from horror movies". Read this very entertaining piece, here.[...]
Horror: Re-defining the Genre in the Modern Era - Stay Alive

Horror: Re-defining the Genre in the Modern Era - Stay Alive

In the latest of Kat Lawson's posts of horrors that attempted to redefine the genre in the modern era, she takes a look at William Brent Bell's "Stay Alive".[...]
Horror: Re-defining the Genre in the Modern Era - Saw

Horror: Re-defining the Genre in the Modern Era - Saw

"Cherish your life"... The next in our re-defining horror list is the "Saw" franchise. Read Kat Lawson's post here.[...]
15 Favourite Disney Villains

15 Favourite Disney Villains

15 of the greatest Disney villains of all time rounded up in a neat list and provided to you by Kat Lawson and Holly Bowler, in our "15 favourite Disney villains" feature.[...]
Horror: Re-Defining The Genre In The Modern Era - Martyrs

Horror: Re-Defining The Genre In The Modern Era - Martyrs

Haven't seen Pascal Laugier's "Martyrs", you probably should. Kat Lawson has included it on her "re-defining horror" list. Read all about it here.[...]
Horror: Re-Defining The Genre In The Modern Era - Scream

Horror: Re-Defining The Genre In The Modern Era - Scream

In the latest of Kat Lawson's horror genre re-definining movies, she takes a look back at Wes Craven's Scream. Read it here.[...]
How Do We Define A "Great" Film?

How Do We Define A "Great" Film?

Joseph Wade asks how we are to define a "great film" in the modern era, and takes a look back at classic ways to define the "best of all time". Read his piece, here.[...]
Horror: Re-Defining The Genre In The Modern Era - Ringu (The Ring) & Jun On: The Grudge (The Grudge)

Horror: Re-Defining The Genre In The Modern Era - Ringu (The Ring) & Jun On: The Grudge (The Grudge)

The next in Kat Lawson's genre "re-defining" horror's are Ringu (The Ring) and Ju-On: The Grudge (The Grudge). Read about their importance, here.[...]
10 of the Worst: Career Sinking Movies

10 of the Worst: Career Sinking Movies

In this edition of "10 of the Worst", Joseph Wade has outlined 10 career sinking movies including the likes of Catwoman. Check out the full list here.[...]
Horror: Re-Defining The Genre In The Modern Era - Sinister

Horror: Re-Defining The Genre In The Modern Era - Sinister

In the latest of Kat Lawson's films that have "redefined the horror genre in the modern era", she takes a look at Scott Derrickson's Sinister. Read it here.[...]
10 of the Worst: Remakes/Reboots

10 of the Worst: Remakes/Reboots

In the first of Joseph Wade's "10 of the Worst" series, he has listed 10 of the worst remakes/reboots. Prepare yourselves, there's some serious levels of cringe ahead![...]
Horror: Re-Defining The Genre In The Modern Era - The Devil's Backbone

Horror: Re-Defining The Genre In The Modern Era - The Devil's Backbone

Kat Lawson has set off on her journey of outlining horror films that have redefined the genre in the modern era, first tackling Gullermo Del Toro's "The Devil's Backbone". Read it here.[...]
10 Dating Tips We Picked Up From Teen Movies

10 Dating Tips We Picked Up From Teen Movies

Kat Lawson has outlined 10 dating tips that we've learned from teen movies. See what the likes of Mean Girls and The Inbetweeners did for our dating lives, here.[...]
20 Life Lessons We Learnt From Teen Movies

20 Life Lessons We Learnt From Teen Movies

"20 Life Lessons We Learnt From Teen Movies" by Kat Lawson explores the lessons teen movies of the 21st century helped to teach us. Read it here.[...]
Ghibli's Guide On How To Be A Woman

Ghibli's Guide On How To Be A Woman

Esther Doyle has written a piece entitled "Ghibli's Guide On How to be a Woman" in which the author outlines the positive representations of women in Studio Ghibli films, available here.[...]
20 Horror Films You Must See

20 Horror Films You Must See

Holly Bowler has made a list of 20 horror films you must see. Find out what made the list and make sure to add some of her suggestions to your "watch list".[...]